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 mentallyContinue 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”

Cicely Tyson, Today I Honor You

I was so stunned when my friend texted that Cicely Tyson died yesterday. I know she was 96 years old, but her poise and presence made me believe she would live on forever. Ms. Tyson was the epitome of greatness to me, so today, I must take a moment to honor her. I had theContinue reading “Cicely Tyson, Today I Honor You”

Oh, The Places I Will Go: 4 Places I Plan To Spend Time In As A Wandering Empty-Nester

I will be 55 when my youngest daughter graduates from high school. Who says you can’t be a wandering empty-nester? My most recent major life decision freed me from a mortgage and home maintenance. This freedom has made me start seeing my empty-nester possibilities in a whole new light! All I can think about areContinue reading “Oh, The Places I Will Go: 4 Places I Plan To Spend Time In As A Wandering Empty-Nester”

Another Weekend Cozied Up In The House: 3 Movies You Should Check Out

It’s going to be another cold weekend! We are even supposed to get snow here in North Carolina. I love snow! I don’t love being out in the snow! So, it looks like it will be another weekend spent moving between my bed and couch. If you will be cozied up in your house thisContinue reading “Another Weekend Cozied Up In The House: 3 Movies You Should Check Out”

Food For Thought: Destiny Fulfilled

I often come across conversations that make me dig deep. In the interview below, Oprah asked, “What is the most difficult decision you have had to make to fulfill your destiny?” After giving it much thought, I realize that I have had to make a number of difficult decisions simply to get on the pathContinue reading “Food For Thought: Destiny Fulfilled”

HAPPY 2021: Vision Board Complete

Hi all! After 3 years, I finally did it! I completed my vision board. I am so proud of myself! To be honest, the digital vision board video I shared with you all made this task so much easier to complete. Did you complete your 2021 vision board? If not, it’s okay. As I said, it took meContinue reading “HAPPY 2021: Vision Board Complete”

Glass 1/2 Full: Five Things I Accomplished In 2020

I love making New Years Resolutions. It is my way of setting my intentions and holding myself accountable for my year ahead. This year my resolutions will come in the form of a vision board. As the year comes to a close, I rarely take the time to appreciate all of the things that IContinue reading “Glass 1/2 Full: Five Things I Accomplished In 2020”