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Free Yourself From Waiting
We always plan to make time in the future. We promise to treat ourselves in the future. We say we’ll do that thing in the future. Do we need to …
Finding Your Path
The idea I had suggested and explained was going to be the focus of the students’ summer project. My mouth dropped. Almost on video chat. That was it. It was …
Making ME Time
As restrictions begin to lift in places, some of us may have to figure out what me time looks like. The pandemic has changed our life and our routines. You …
Starting Anew
I didn’t make any new year’s resolutions. I didn’t set new year’s intentions. Purpose and intention and goal setting are a must. It makes sense. The goals we set in …
You May Need to Find New Friends as a Stay-at-Home Mom
Alas, I knew what was best for me and my family. Because of that, on the outside, I could shout it from the rooftops. However, inside, when I was alone, …
New Year, New Me?
The beginning of every year, on January 1, the message of “New Year, New Me” floods our timelines. Lose Weight Now! Vision Board Party Friday! Start Your Own Business Today! …
Certain? No. Clear? Yes.
I thought age was supposed to illuminate truths and make specific things, certain. It is having quite the opposite effect. As I move closer to 42, I am realizing that …
BOOK RELEASE: I Just Want to Hang Out With You
I am so excited! This is the 2nd book that my work has been published in. WOO HOO! It's all about raising teens: the laughs, hopes, wishes, highs, and not-so-high …
Yes, Respectable Women have Sex and Like It: Let’s Talk About It
This should not be a big deal, but it is. When it all boils down, people are mad about a song sung by women who enjoy sex.
Create a Legacy by Crafting Your Life Vision Statement
Your Life Vision Statement is the business plan for your life. So just like a business has business plans with vision and mission statements, we need to create a Life …
A Time for Tears
The imagery was strong. The message was clear. And when I finally found the Leave Meeting button, I exhaled. I was tense. And I could feel all of the anxiety. …
It’s Time to Rebalance Work-Life and Home-Life
Studies have shown that a person's productivity goes down significantly long before many people call it quits for the day. If you're working a lot of hours, your misguided worship …
I Will Press Delete
Next time you want to tell me how to protest, don't. Check your biases and your privilege before you want to speak to someone else about theirs. Otherwise, prepare to …
Now that you’re Listening, I’m not Okay
The United States was built on racial division. To live as a Black person in this country requires constantly proving that you are worthy, constantly asserting that you belong, and …
Mindfulness in the Midst of Upheaval
Is it fair for me to practice mindfulness in the midst of state sanctioned murder? In the midst of protest and righteous indignation, is it okay to stop and take …
First Steps to Eradicating Racism
Unless you've been living under a rock, you've seen what's going on in the world. But in short, George Floyd was murdered by a Minneapolis Police Officer on May 25, …
Aging Gracefully is Easier Than You’ve Been Led to Believe
My friend's grandmother passed away recently. I was looking at a picture of her grandmother as she was telling me the story of her life, and all I could think …
Free?
When I was younger, I wanted the freedom to do things. I longed for the freedom to do what I wanted. I had the freedom to be with whom I …
50 Life Lessons Learned Before 50
Facebook is a place to build relationships and I love my tribe. In celebration of my friend's birthday, Michelle Jones, A friend of mine turns 50 TODAY and leading up …
Quicksand
This was going to be the year. As a 40+ year old woman, I made plans. I was going to take up space. And change my fortune. And then COVID19 …

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