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Month in Review: November

Month in Review: November

November was a decent month. Until I heard of the deaths of Kim Porter and then Tosyn Bucknor. Not that people do not die every month but reading about the circumstances of the deaths of both women left me with a chill and a reminder […]

Notes on Thanksgiving

Notes on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. Every year, I write a customary thanksgiving post and as this year’s thanksgiving draws near again, it’s time to reflect on life and what we’re thankful for. I am thankful for.. …my life. I have said it before […]

The Plague of People-Pleasing

The Plague of People-Pleasing

You who care so much about what others think that it cripples your decisions and prevents you from acting on what needs to be done. Welcome to the league of people-pleasers. Common symptoms include: Living in fear of what others say about you Analysis paralysis […]

Month-in-Review: October

Month-in-Review: October

It’s the end of another month and we see the year slowly drawing to a close. We’re making Thanksgiving and Christmas plans already and soon enough we’ll be saying Happy New Year again. I can’t believe the year is almost gone. I’m tempted to say […]

Finding You

Finding You

I joined a professional networking app called Fishbowl a couple of weeks ago and it’s my new favorite thing. Industry professionals (majority consulting) come together anonymously in ‘bowls’ otherwise known as forums, to discuss concerns or ask questions. These questions could be company-specific, personal, or […]

Travel Diaries: D.M.V

Travel Diaries: D.M.V

This travel diaries post is long overdue seeing as my trip was at the beginning of the month and I have almost forgotten I even went on a trip. I visited the DMV (D.C., Maryland, Virginia) area over Labor Day weekend (3 weekends ago, time […]

Living My Best Life

Living My Best Life

All too often, we hear and see the phrase ‘living my best life’ loosely thrown around in conversation by millennials to demonstrate the essence of living life to the fullest. It is a choice caption used in social media posts with accompanying hashtags like #livingmybestlife […]

Getting to Know the Real You

Getting to Know the Real You

I am starting this post with some questions I feel I need to ask. What are you doing with your life? Do you realize that your life is a gift? Have you ever considered the kind of legacy you want to be known for long […]

Month-in-Review: August

Month-in-Review: August

The month of August was a good one. I started the month with renewed vigor (aka ginger) coming off my birthday high just a couple of days before so I was determined to make the best of the month and attack my goals with increased […]

Self Actualization Goals: Lessons from Sam Smith

Self Actualization Goals: Lessons from Sam Smith

If you follow me on social media (Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram), you probably know that I went to see Sam Smith perform live last weekend and saw enough of my videos to prove that I had an amazing time. I will not dwell too much on […]