week forty-three

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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week forty-two

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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1 of Minnie: an art share

One word: magical. Intrigued and inspired, I closely followed Symone’s journey of 1000 mini portrait paintings: 1 of Minnie 1 of Minnie: a 240sf piece of art comprised of 1,000 individual pieces, an event celebrating Black Sisterhood… 1 of Minnie is who we are: Individually beautiful, powerful, strong, smart and loved. And all of that […]

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week thirty-four

Just a reminder that good women are good for everyone’s health. Inspire and allow yourself to be inspired. ❤                         (And, of course, great men are necessary too 🙂  

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week twenty-eight: If only you knew… (a repost)

It’s not you against the world It’s you against you It’s you against who they used to know You against what you used to think You against who you use to be Everyday competing, everyday fighting off the old to become more Everyday taking control It’s not you against them that’s where you’ve been going […]

via If only you knew… — Breathe Think Write Release

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Peace on the Beach

It’s officially been two weeks since I returned home from my very first women’s retreat. Along with 17 women—mostly strangers—I traveled to a Gitana Del Mar, a wellness resort in Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia. For five days, we feasted on local cuisine, laid on beach hammocks, rode horses, made mandalas. We were treated to river […]

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