Sitting With Yourself

Sitting With Yourself

I recently returned from a beautiful, refreshing retreat in Costa Rica. This was a spiritual awakening and healing retreat, whose intention is really your own intention – so, you get what you give. For me, I went in with the intention of letting go of what was holding...
A Refreshing Perspective

A Refreshing Perspective

We have been trained to operate as if the different facets of our lives are separate from each other.  You’ve heard this before; “leave your personal life at home,” “don’t bring your personal life to work,” “it’s time for mommy-mode,” and the list goes on. The truth...
A Refresh

A Refresh

When I think of the month of April, I think of sparkling, dewy drops of rain on a flower petal. I think of the old quote, “April showers bring May flowers.” There’s something beautiful and refreshing in the air – something that makes going through a storm worth it,...
Black History

Black History

I was recently asked “What does Black History Month mean to you,” and I interpreted that as “what is the significance of black history,” to me. For me, I think of it similar to the biblical tradition of honoring your mother and father. Honoring our history not only...
Love & Truth

Love & Truth

Over the course of my adult dating life, I have come across all kinds of people. Each dealing with their own traumas and insecurities, fighting to stand in their truth (or not at all). Now, all I can say is I am grateful I have learned to stand in mine. Communication...
Self-love Comes First

Self-love Comes First

As we enter what is widely recognized as the month of love (February), I have a few thoughts to share. We always see a heavy push on relationships (or lack thereof), romance, “how to find the perfect match,” etc., but rarely see the guide on how to love yourself...