Last month, I caught a cold and had to work from home for a couple of days. A cold I knew was coming. Everyone in my office had been sick over the past few weeks and it recently hit me that I am suffering from Burnout. Very few things bring me joy anymore, and I… Continue reading Burnout in 2019; Intentional in 2020
Happy Kwanzaa! I hope you are having an enjoyable holiday season. Today is the first day of Kwanzaa, and I have to admit that I'm not completely familiar with the holiday. In honor of this celebration, I wanted to give us a deeper insight into what Kwanzaa is all about. Kwanzaa is a week long… Continue reading Happy Kwanzaa!
There's 10 more days until Christmas! I love the holidays, and the opportunity to celebrate with the ones I love, but the holidays are one of the most stressful times of the year. Not only is there so much to do and prepare, but for many of us we have obligations at work that need… Continue reading Four Tips for A Stress-Free Holiday Season
It’s officially Christmas season! I love the Holidays and actually love Christmas shopping. I just really love shopping, so any excuse to do it makes me happy. As many of us are in full shopping mode, I wanted to give you some great gift ideas for those on your list! A Weighted Blanket: This… Continue reading Six Gifts for Those You Love
Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!! I hope you’re all enjoying time with family and friends, good food, and lots of love. This post is over a month in the making. Last month, I had the pleasure of seeing an advanced screening of the highly anticipated film Queen & Slim. I went in with no expectations other than… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving! Now Go See Queen & Slim
This week is Thanksgiving and as many of us are preparing to either host dinner or attend dinner, we will head to our local supermarket. I know for me this means either a run to Trader Joe’s or Whole Foods both of which are in close proximity to my home and work. Both of these… Continue reading Do You Live in a Food Desert?
This past Sunday, I was able to attend the Glamour Women of the Year Summit. My boss was one of the speakers and got all the millennial women in the office comp tickets. I was excited to go, and was pleasantly surprised at my experience. The day consisted of a light breakfast and lunch with… Continue reading Glamour’s Women of the Year Summit
A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending CultureCon(recap here CultureCon 2019). One of the highlights of the event was an interview with Tracee Ellis Ross and Elaine Welteroth. Elaine Welteroth was the second youngest and only black Editor-in Chief at Conde Nast. One of the goodies attendees received at CultureCon was Elaine’s new… Continue reading More Than Enough was Enough for Me
Earlier this month, I finished a 500-piece jigsaw puzzle. It took me a few weeks to complete because I would only do it for about an hour a week until I got closer to the end. I had been wanting to do a jigsaw puzzle for a while, but just hadn’t found one that inspired… Continue reading Don’t Stop Playing
For those who don't know, in Hip-Hop culture there is a term of endearment known as the “ride or die”. The ride or die chick as it is commonly referred to is the type of woman who will stay with you no matter the cost. This type of woman is glorified. Rappers say they want… Continue reading Ride or Die? How about Walk and Live?