Make the Plan, Plan to Work

Hey, there! Is your vision clarified? Milestones identified? Great! But, if not, start here. If so, then let’s get into firming up the plan and the plan of attack! Bye-Bye, Comfort Zone In digesting and implementing the 12 Week Year by Moran and Lennington, I found the next steps to be the hardest to doContinue reading “Make the Plan, Plan to Work”

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Goal Challenge!

The Autumn Equinox debuted on September 22 at 10:21 a.m. ushering in the official beginning of fall in the Northern Hemisphere. One of two days with 12 hours daylight and dark, National Geographic tells us that even split in the day is linked to the reason that the Earth has different seasons and cycles of weather. IContinue reading “It’s Fall, Y’all! – Goal Challenge!”

It’s Hard Out Here – Pimping or Not (Part 2)

Let’s resume our conversation. Last time, I used an all-too-common example, a lost job. A lost job, no matter the why, is an opportunity for new enterprises — a new business, a trip, time off to spend with family and friends, continued education, and more. Training our minds to look at adverse or undesired situationsContinue reading “It’s Hard Out Here – Pimping or Not (Part 2)”

It’s Hard Out Here – Pimping or Not (Part 1)

Life Lessons: Learning How to Find Meaning in Rough Times In times like these, hopelessness is increasingly becoming a common feeling. There are tragedies on the news every day and in our lives frequently. The economy. Riots. Pandemics. Discord every where we turn. On top of that, our daily lives can bring challenges and negativityContinue reading “It’s Hard Out Here – Pimping or Not (Part 1)”

Talking to Our Kids About Freedom

I really wanted to write a thoughtful post about teaching kids about aspects and perceptions of freedom. But Black Moms are already all-too-familiar with “The Talk”. In my experience, it has always been delivered to me from the perspective of what I “couldn’t do” or where I “couldn’t go”. I delivered to my eldest daughterContinue reading “Talking to Our Kids About Freedom”

July: The Freedom Series

Since June, I’ve thought about the notion of freedom in earnest. In the wake of all that is going on regarding systemic racism, police brutality, and health inequities, freedom just feels… absent; more of a lofty goal than a reality. For this reason, each week I’ll explore an adjective of freedom. This week I’m focusingContinue reading “July: The Freedom Series”