Can a sister live? Trying to assert the right to self care as a Black woman has gotten expensive–ask Naomi Osaka!
Dig a little deeper with me as I opine about the radical act of self care as a Black woman.
I love quirky and whimsical observances. I am not the only one. Lots of digests and calendars describing today is National Margarita Day or Take my kids to work-PLEASE days! For me, these are interesting and fun little reminders to make the most of each day; they add levity and much-needed lightheartedness that break upContinue reading “Health: It’s a Laughing Matter”
Anyone can attain personal empowerment. It depends more on your actions than on the size of your bank account or the title on your business card. Do you want to be successful and experience more control over your life? Learn more about the meaning of true empowerment and run down this list of 10 simpleContinue reading “Grow Your Personal Power”
Let’s face it, we all have days where we feel less than perfect about ourselves. Our hair just doesn’t seem to fall right, or our clothes are ill-fitting. Although the occurrence of viewing ourselves in a less than ideal manner is natural, the feeling shouldn’t linger. Sadly, thousands of individuals, unfortunately, feel negative about themselves;Continue reading “Three Fast Action Steps to Feel Better About Yourself”
When the voice that’s inside your head starts to become your most prominent critic and worst advocate, it may be time for you to learn a little self-compassion. Learning to care about yourself and be compassionate toward your feelings and needs is a sign that you value yourself and want to nurture your happiness inContinue reading “6 Steps To Build Self-Compassion”
Part 1: The Basics – What is self-acceptance and why it matters Part 2: Related Concepts – Self-Esteem, Self-Love, and Self-Compassion, Oh MY! Part 3: The Building Blocks – Strategies to Boost Self Acceptance Introduction When you think of having good emotional health, terms like happiness, self-esteem, self-confidence, optimism, and mental toughness likely come toContinue reading “A Jumpstart Guide to Increasing Self-Acceptance”
#LotsofSocks If you have read one post about my family then you know that the youngest member of the clan is a sweet & spicy, sassy & spunky young lady. She is smart, an excellent selective listener, wannabe twerker and chef. She also happens to have Down Syndrome. By now, most folks know that isContinue reading “World Down Syndrome Day”
This is just a short little post to honor all the incredible kids and encourage you to do the same! There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children. Nelson Mandela Absolutely Incredible Kid Day This fun day of observance was started by Campfire KidsContinue reading “Absolutely Incredible Kid Day!”
It is the beginning of the year and goals are at the top of everyone’s lists. Resolutions sound great but a 12 month time horizon all but sets them up for epic failure-again. If you want this year to be different, listen up! Goal accomplishment is what you want. We all set goals, but mostContinue reading “Do Your Routines Serve or Sabotage You?”
A brazen act of white domestic terrorism on our nation’s Capitol: thousands of people streaming toward the seats of Congress, with nothing between them but a flimsy chain link fence and a few glad-handing police officers, who essentially gave the armed insurrectionists a warm welcome, a grand tour, and escorted them with kid gloves into……Continue reading “The Coup We Saw Coming”