In The Mood For Fiction: 3 Reading Recommendations

One thing that I have learned to embrace about myself; my mood dictates what I enjoy reading. For the past several months, my mood has been about all things fiction. Okay, you got me! I have gotten slightly sidetracked. I started off sharing my mood for fiction so that you would not ask me howContinue reading “In The Mood For Fiction: 3 Reading Recommendations”

Ava DuVernay’s Rules For Success

I have been pouring into myself over the past couple of weeks and trying to consume anything and everything that is in alignment with what feels right to me. In short, I am seeking to be more true to who I am. While I was curled up in my bed on Sunday, I was clickingContinue reading “Ava DuVernay’s Rules For Success”

Read Baby Read: My Reading List Is Almost Complete

I am ALL IN! Gretchen Rubin has inspired me to create a 21 in 2021 reading list. I have so many books I want to read, but I know there are many great books out there I know nothing of. I need your help with completing my list. As you can see from the 14Continue reading “Read Baby Read: My Reading List Is Almost Complete”

Who in the World is Big Sean

The other day I told you I watched Jay Shetty’s Big Sean interview and how it impacted me. Some of you in my age group were wondering who in the world Big Sean is. Having young children helps me stay up on who’s who in the “rap game” :-). Here are 3 of Big Sean’s music videos.Continue reading “Who in the World is Big Sean”

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”

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?”

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”

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”