I’m Living My Best Life: Insecure and All

INSECURITY Lack of self-confidence or assurance; self doubt. Why is the word INSECURITY such a bad word in our world today? I do not like how the world forces us to internalize so much garbage by labeling us as weak or damaged when we dare to show a side other than the emotionally well, wonderfulContinue reading “I’m Living My Best Life: Insecure and All”


I could not let this day go by without saying a huge THANK YOU! Your consistent and continued support means the world to me! I love taking time to reflect and think about all of the things I am thankful for. Today I want to encourage you all to take a moment to think of,Continue reading “HAPPY THANKSGIVING”

Monday Motivation: I Hope You Have A Wonderful Week

In my quest to live my best life, I often seek inspiration and motivation from others. This quest is most prevalent when I find myself veering from the path that is meant for me. A healthy dose of motivation goes a long way in helping me to get on solid footing again. Often, when IContinue reading “Monday Motivation: I Hope You Have A Wonderful Week”

Massive Meltdown? No Worries: 7 Things To Help You Reset and Recover

The pressure of being disconnected from the world as I know it, coupled with some personal challenges, finally got to me yesterday. I had a MM (code for massive meltdown), like ugly cry and all. When Chadwick Boseman died, I watched Amanda Seales share the overwhelming grief she felt about his untimely death, her personalContinue reading “Massive Meltdown? No Worries: 7 Things To Help You Reset and Recover”

The 5,4,3,2,1 Method: A Tool I Use to Center Myself and Re-Focus

Accomplishing goals via hard work is all I know. That, coupled with my self-diagnosis of imposter syndrome, makes me a tad bit excessive. Well, maybe you can take the word tad out. Okay, and the word bit. I am in a complete zone ( code for I go overboard) when working. And, according to myContinue reading “The 5,4,3,2,1 Method: A Tool I Use to Center Myself and Re-Focus”

NAMASTE: Calming My Mind With Meditation

Recently I have turned to meditation again. Many years ago, I found it extremely calming but eventually got caught up in the rat race of life and began to see it as a time-waster. My thought process, “I could use the time I waste meditating, checking something off my to-do list, and I would thenContinue reading “NAMASTE: Calming My Mind With Meditation”

Self-Love Anniversary: What Should I Do?

OCTOBER 15, 2020 IS MY OFFICIAL SELF-LOVE ANNIVERSARY! I AM SUPER EXCITED, although I have no idea how to celebrate due to time constraints and COVID-19. My cousin has started creating a “50 by 50” list. This is her list of things she wants to do before her 50th birthday. Her list is pretty awesome! In fact,Continue reading “Self-Love Anniversary: What Should I Do?”

Cold Showers: Wim Hof Made Me A Believer

I cannot stand the feeling of cold water running over my body! Ughh, the thought of it gives me chills. Or, at least it used to. Actually, it still does. But it seems there are some serious health benefits associated with immersing your body in cold water. At this stage in my life, I amContinue reading “Cold Showers: Wim Hof Made Me A Believer”

Balance Your Boredom

I did not know you could literally be bored to death! That is a scary thought to me. In The Unengaged Mind, John Eastwood defines boredom as the inability to stay attentive in three ways: by failing to engage with internal and external stimuli, by becoming obsessed with the idea of being bored, and by blamingContinue reading “Balance Your Boredom”

One Morning I Woke Up Different

One day about 19 years ago, if I had to guess an approximate time, I met this woman who shared her story with me. She sat still for a few minutes, eyes closed, breathing slowly, and then I noticed the tears as they began to fall slowly down her face. I gave her all theContinue reading “One Morning I Woke Up Different”