Do Something Different: Wine and Paint Night

I will admit, COVID-19 has made me a TV junkie and a bit more introverted. I have written several posts about movies/series/television shows I have watched over the past year. I recently forced myself to leave my home and hang out with a group of friends for a “Galentine” celebration. My plan was to hangContinue reading “Do Something Different: Wine and Paint Night”

Relationship Question For You

Hi all! I was having a conversation the other day about privacy in relationships. I want to switch it up today. Instead of sharing my thoughts, I want to pose a question for you. DO YOU THINK THAT YOU SHOULD KEEP YOUR ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIP PRIVATE? WHY? Please make sure you share your thoughts in theContinue reading “Relationship Question For You”

Oxytocin Anyone?

I always wondered why my mood drastically improves after one of my “highway driving singing sessions”. For me, a “highway driving singing session” involves a little more than turning the volume up and singing along. A “highway driving singing session” means I am putting on a full concert from my seat for everyone I driveContinue reading “Oxytocin Anyone?”

“Bad Bitches” Have Bad Days

“Bad Bitches Have Bad Days” is the phrase that came into my head when I initially began thinking about this post. In my mind, there needed to be a conversation about allowing women to “just be” without judgment. And, I still believe that is a conversation we should have. Just not today. Today I wantContinue reading ““Bad Bitches” Have Bad Days”

3 Myths About Mindful Meditation

According to mindful.org, mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us. According to Wikipedia, meditation is a practice where an individual uses a technique to train attention and awareness to achieve a mentally clearContinue reading “3 Myths About Mindful Meditation”

Black Love Films That Spark Conversation

Not only is it Black History Month, but it is also the week before Valentine’s Day. What better way to celebrate the two than checking out films depicting relationships between Black couples. Here are two that I think are worth seeing. MALCOLM AND MARIE Malcolm and Marie is not for the faint of heart. AndContinue reading “Black Love Films That Spark Conversation”

Strong As Glass By Goapele

I was driving down the road the other day and decided to pull up Goapele because I wanted to hear her song Cool Breeze. Being a Goapele fan, I thought I was entirely in the know about her music. And then Strong As Glass started playing. Anyone who loves music knows the feeling that comes over you whenContinue reading “Strong As Glass By Goapele”

Manifesting A Meaningful Relationship: Today I Am Unpacking

I was recently told that I am so good at being alone. I paused for a moment when I heard this because I know the messenger meant it as a compliment. Or at least that is what I choose to believe. Part of me simply wanted to be the nice, agreeable woman that he neededContinue reading “Manifesting A Meaningful Relationship: Today I Am Unpacking”

Glass 1/2 Full: 3 Things The Pandemic Allowed Me To Focus On

I know it might be hard to believe that anyone can take anything positive from the year 2020. And as we move into 2021, many of us are beginning to wonder, is there any end in sight. While 2020 and 2021, thus far, have not created ideal circumstances, many of us, as we hunker downContinue reading “Glass 1/2 Full: 3 Things The Pandemic Allowed Me To Focus On”