Gen X

And Then She Was Gone: Meet David
I hope you enjoyed your introduction to Josiah yesterday! Today I would like to introduce you to David so here you go. While Ariana was at the table chatting it …
And Then She Was Gone: Meet Josiah
Hi all! I spent the weekend editing, AND THEN SHE WAS GONE. I finally realized, if given a chance, I will always find something I want to tweak. So, I …
Asheville, North Carolina Here I Come: Self-Love Anniversary Travel Adventures
I am super excited! I finally made a decision about my self-love anniversary celebration! I will be meeting my cousin for a weekend with our young kiddos in Asheville, North …
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), …
How Are You?: 5 Things To Combat The COVID Blues
When COVID first hit and we were required to stay at home, I was probably a little too excited. I was burned out and saw the opportunity as a way …
Is “Don’t Mess This Up” Relationship Advice We Should Be Giving?
How many times has someone told you, "don't mess this up"? have you told someone, "don't mess this up"?has someone told someone you are dating, "don't mess this up"? As …
Cha-Ching: 5 ways that I am saving money
One of the things that keep many of us from pursuing our passion is MONEY. No matter how much you may have a burning desire to go to Paris for …
Short PSA: BE PREPARED TO VOTE
This is a critical time in our country! We cannot afford not to vote! NEED I SAY MORE? Click here to see if you are registered to vote Click here …
Who Am I?: When Is The Last Time You Have Asked Yourself That Question
As you know, October 15, 2020, is my self-love anniversary! So, I have naturally been talking about self-love a lot lately. You know how it is when you start a …
Mindset Shift: 4 Things That Will Lead to One’s Peace and Happiness In Life
2020 has been life-altering for many, me included! Initially, I was completely blindsided by the seriousness of COVID-19. In fact, I was traveling home from Spain with my middle daughter …
As National Black Business Month Comes to a Close: A Few Ways You Can Support TDR LLC
In case you haven't caught on by now, August is National Black Business Month! Throughout the month of August I have shared some information about Black businesses you can support. As …
The 5,4,3,2,1 Method: A Tool I Use When I Need 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 …
National Black Business Month: More Businesses You Should Check Out
Last Friday, I got caught up in the nostalgia of "Black Broadway" and decided to save this post for today. Did you get a chance to check out my Broadway From Your Bedside recommendations? …
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 …
Vulnerability Has Value: I’m Still A Believer
Somehow this has turned into TED TALK Tuesday! This was not my intention, but every time I focus on writing for Tuesday's, I think of a TED TALK that has …
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 …
Broadway from Your Bedside
Stephanie Mills dancing and singing as Dorothy in The Wiz is my most vivid memory of Broadway as a child. Up to that point, I like every other girl that watched the Wizard …
P-Shot Anyone? Ladies, There Is An Alternative to the O-Shot
Ladies, I hope you have not rushed out to schedule your O-shot appointment just yet! Chances are your orgasmic concerns center around your intimate partner. So, before rushing to inject your platelet-rich …
Celebrating My 25th Episode of Vibin’ With Tonza: A Conversation With An Attorney Who Joined In The Fight To Abolish The Death Penalty
I believe the death penalty should be abolished throughout our country. State-mandated killing is barbaric. So, how appropriate and exciting is it that my 25th episode of Vibin' With Tonza …
Should We All Be Feminists?
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Chim-muh-MAHN-duh en-GOH-zee ah-DEECH-ee-(ay) The "ay" is soft) is a boss. Several years ago, after hearing her Ted Talk entitled We Should All Be Feminists, I immediately ordered …