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National Black Business Month: Businesses You Should Check Out
It's Friday!!! As promised, here is my list of Black-owned businesses you can support during National Black Business Month! I will be back next Friday with five more Black-owned businesses …
National Black Business Month: Black Business Data
It is National Black Business Month! Just like we use January as a time to think about things we would like to do differently in our lives, we should begin to …
Black Business Owner: The Resistance
Real talk. For the longest time, I resisted being placed in a box by identifying as a "Black Business Owner". As a lawyer, I feared it would limit my opportunity …
Homeownership Blues
I come from a family that prides itself on homeownership. Purchasing a home in our family was a sign that you had a good head on your shoulders, your parents …
It’s The Weekend: Check Out These Boss Women
IT'S FRIDAY!!! YAYYYY! Actually, since COVID-19, my days seem to run together, and the weekends are no longer what they used to be. On the bright side, I have saved …
Self-Love: Check Out Some Of Our Products
One of the things that I failed to do in my younger years was to take time to show myself some self-love. Fortunately, it does not seem I passed that …
The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act
On May 25, 2020 George Floyd was murdered by a Minneapolis police officer. On June 25, 2020 the House of Representatives passed the The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. …
Are You An Imposter?: Let’s Talk About Imposter Syndrome.
I always thought I was a perfectionist, but now I wonder. It is funny how one conversation can change the trajectory of your thought process. The other day I was …
Situationship Lesson: Be Intentional About Setting Boundaries
I am an analyzer. Some would say I over-analyze. I disagree. I would say I am intentional about the time I have remaining here on this earth, so I seek …
Aspen Ideas Festival
The 2020 Aspen Ideas Festival was amazing. Although it was my first time attending, it definitely will not be my last. The Festival is full of thought leaders and great conversation about …
The O-Shot: Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy Anyone?
I was chatting it up with a friend a couple of weeks ago, and he started talking about Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy, otherwise known as PRP therapy. Although I consistently tell …
Defund The Police You Say?
Where in the "Sam Hill" is Eugene, Oregon? I have no idea, but I would love to study the people in that community. It seems they implemented police defunding long …
Knowledge is Power: Terms We Are Hearing a Lot Lately
There is a myriad of conversations taking place in the wake of George Floyd's murder about ways to change the landscape in our society so that we can move beyond …
Healthy Meaningful Conversations
Good conversation is the key to developing any meaningful interaction with other human beings. Whether it be an interaction with a person that you are trying to persuade or merely …
Touch Me
Being a single person in the age of COVID has become tougher for me. Recently I realized I had inadvertently removed my superwoman cape from storage and placed it back …
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. …
November 3, 2020: If this date does not ring a bell you need to read this.
I know it seems that week after week I am writing about voting or elections. Without hesitation, I will openly say that our country needs to replace Donald Trump as …
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 …
V.A.T. (Victory After This)
There's nothing u can say or do right now to help these feelings of brokenness  Can't u see the pain, hear it in my cry and feel my pain  Oh …
Well Blow Me Down!: IV Hydration Station Anyone?
Well, blow me down! The more I talk to people, the more I continue to realize I have truly been living under a rock. I was hanging with some friends …