What Do You Truly Believe About Yourself?

How do you know what you believe about yourself? Pay attention to what you say out loud or to yourself when you make a mistake. Watch out for things like: “You’re/I’m so stupid.”  “You/I always mess things up.”  “Of course you/I messed that up.”  Pay attention to what you say out loud or think when…

When The Ancestors Speak: A Tour of the Whitney Plantation

This morning, I wrote an entire blog post about NASA’s discovery of a new solar system complete with photos and everything. A good 400 or 500 words and I accidentally deleted it. I didn’t have enough time to re-write it as my friend and I had scheduled a tour of the Whitney Plantation, as I…

You Can Always Make Another Choice…

We often feel pressured to make certain decisions because of our age, our families, our culture or our fear of what other people can say. Caption: Me when I decided to go natural in 11th grade! A huge decision for such a young age! I haven’t had a perm since before 11th grade! Natural hair…

Save Time with Fresh Freezer Meals

Caption: Me whipping up my Chicken Freezer Meals. This recipe called for Catalina Dressing and Apricot Jam.  Like most people, when the weather starts to turn from Fall to Winter, I go into hibernation mode. I’m obsessed with keeping my refrigerator and pantry full of food, my gas tank filled with gas and for whatever…

How To Avoid Messing Up Your Hair While Working Out…

Caption: Last night after my hairstylist RJ hooked me up!  One of the biggest concerns that we have when working out is how to maintain our hair. I’m natural and have been for over 20 years, but I wear extensions. Curly extensions usually hold up with minimal maintenance. Straight extensions can be a disaster when…

Summer Body In Progress…

I started using the video recommended by our 31 Days of She’s Gotta Show Coach Akisha here. It is a 15 minute Shaun T Insanity Workout. In the past, I have not been successful when I try to workout any other time of the day than first thing in the morning. I have also used…

A Conversation With My Temple…

Last night I signed up for a 31 Day Fitness Challenge with Akisha Lockhart of All I Need Is One Mic. I signed up for a number of reasons but mainly because I haven’t been putting my health & fitness at that top of my priority list. In fact, when it’s time to start cutting,…

Self Care Tips 

I came across this graphic on Pinterest and had to share! Please remember to take care of yourself!

Spotting & Blocking The Toxic People…

“Toxic people will not be changed by the alchemy of your kindness. Yes, be kind, but move on swiftly and let life be their educator.” – Brendon Burchard When I was little girl, I found a bird with a broken wing outside the front porch of my grandmother’s house, where I was living at the…