Whoop! Whoop! It’s the 1st blog of the year! Day 4 is feeling like month 4 in my spirit. Everyone is talking about securing the bag. Let’s talk about securing the soul. Babyyyy, that’s my goal. The money will come, but I am choosing to keep my mental and emotional clear. With countless news stories […]Read More Before Securing the Bag, Secure Your Soul
Yesterday, I greeted family and friends for my 3rd Annual Gems & Jewels! As I walked around the room, I gleamed with joy and gratefulness to see my people! I mean, my vision, was happening!! We brought families together again. We laughed, shared stories and talked to our kids about relationships, abuse, owning businesses, saving […]Read More I’m Proud of you!! The Survivor’s Gratitude
To the outside world, it may seem paradoxical to have a therapist seek therapy, but the truth is even the best therapists have a therapist. I highly recommend it! It definitely made me a better therapist, and helped me gather myself. When I wrote Unmasked: The Journey and Its Lessons, it was a release for […]Read More What I Learned from Therapy
Why I chose to do it? Honestly, I felt like it was time. We had a 15 year (really longer…sigh, I know) beef with each other. To be honest, I don’t remember all the details, and it really wouldn’t matter much now anyway. This weekend, I posted a picture of my daughter and her dad, […]Read More How We Did It: God and Therapy
“Writing has always been my passion, a way to express my emotions, and more importantly…heal. I hope that when you read this book of poems, you smile, you cry, you relate, and you join me on the journey of unmasking to become unmatched. You belong. You have purpose. You are imperfectly perfect. So many people […]Read More Music and Writing Saved My Life! What saved yours?
“Hold on! I’m working on something. Hold on! I’m working on something. Hold. On. I’m. working. on. something”, I kept hearing as I curled up in a ball, wounded up in bundles of blankets and covers, not sure how I was going to get out of all of this. So symbolic of my life right […]Read More Hold on! I’m Working on Something
A few hours ago, I was at the dealership getting my car serviced. I surveyed the waiting area to find a seat furthest away from everybody; The “active” kid pouting for his mom’s Ipad (I kept wanting get in teacher mode), the man yelling in his cell phone (I kept wanting to tell him to […]Read More Stand up, so I can sit down.
It’s 2018! Yea, I know you don’t need me to remind you of that, but sometimes we are still writing 2017 on 2018 dreams. Old habits are hard to break. Keep at it, though. You got it. One thing we won’t do is beg, convince or manipulate people to love, like, understand, or do business […]Read More Welcome Back!
In an interview about my 1st book, Unmasked:The Journeys and Its Lessons, the host asked the final question, “How do you cope with loss? I replied, “You keep living. I lost my whole family 12 years ago. Just as someone who loses a limb, you wake up everyday, and push past the hurt. You use […]Read More Coping When Carrying the Crisis
Hey, y’all, hey! I’m back!! WELL, the goal is to blog at least 3 times a month because I absolutely love bringing you love, light, and insight. Please follow, share, and add to your favorites. I took a minute from blogging to juggle clients, read and analyze Julius Caesar, and grade 10th graders essays. My […]Read More Gone for a minute: Now I’m Back!!