I’ve been practicing more mindfulness. From a young age, I was predisposed to taking care of myself and then caring more for others even when I’ve worked just as long and hard and they are just as able-bodied and able-minded. Crying was not a thing. Unless it was anger, expressing hard feelings was unheard of, […]
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Just over a week ago, I returned from a self-care retreat. A new friend shared this with me on the trip and I wanted to share with you all. ❤
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One major thing I’ve unlearned as an adult is that the career path you take after high school or college commencement does not have to be the only path. Yes, for some that path is very neat and clear and they do that one thing forever. But for the rest of us? It’s a no, […]
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My mentor called me lazy and complacent. And …he’s right. Kinda. Even though he favors Obama, Omar is not a yes we can! kinda man. He is kind and well-meaning and has been in my shoes, yes, but he’s also a straight shooter—the perfect combo to push me through the slumps. And before meeting him, […]
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With just ten weeks left until 2020, I’m taking some time to decide what new practices I want to implement and what I’d like to continue—in blogging and in life. And if you’re into resolutions, now is a good time to start—you know, just to see if they’re tangible goals or if you’re all talk! […]
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