Do you have the courage to pursue your dream?

courage to dream

Five Steps to Developing Courage to Pursue Your Dream   You have a dream, it follows you wherever you go and you want to pursue it but fear has you avoiding jumping in and making it come to life.  I get it, I’ve been there. Life circumstances and general fear of the unknown can make it hard to stay true to your inner calling. In addition to that, there are so many dream killers in the world that it takes courage not to give…

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Create A Life You Love

  You will not live forever, death is a reality we can all count on. It is also the one unknown that no amount of advanced technology or clairvoyance can accurately determine. Not one of us can predict the day or hour of our death. We wake each morning with an almost arrogant abundance of faith, that our life will continue as it always has. Not fully realizing what a gift being able to see the sun both rise and…

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Weekend Files: Guilty Pleasures

weekend guilty pleasures

What do you love about the weekend? Weekends are the days I look forward to the most. I enjoy having time off the clock to indulge in a few guilty pleasures. Whether it’s exploring the city or just laying in bed a few extra hours; weekends are my recharge time. I always feel the most creative during the weekends. It’s a time where I can put my 9 to 5 responsibilities to the side, and focus on feeding my entrepreneurial…

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How to Chase Success Without Getting Run Over

5 Steps to Achieving Success On Your Own Terms In today’s world success has become quite the buzz word. Its’ definition varies from person to person, but loosely speaking success can be seen as ones desire to achieve, attain, or accomplish something either of great worth or purpose. Chasing success or in some cases, the look of success has become part of the American story. We indulge in rags to riches stories. We look at famous billionaires and millionaires as inspirational…

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5 Things Every Grown Woman Should Do

  I turned 36 today, and for the most part today felt like any other day. Although, I  do find myself feeling pretty reflective about what being 36 and grown means. Birthdays are a blessing, because as long as you’re aging you are still alive. God willing, I plan to be here a long time and age as gracefully as possible. This is not to say that getting older is always the easiest process to go through. I mean as…

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Don’t Let The Hustle Kill You

Why Self-Care Should Be An Essential Part of Your Life Self-care should be the simplest thing in the world to take time out for. However, in our overly connected, constantly busy society taking time to power down and intentionally focus on our mental, physical, and spiritual well being is often neglected. But what if I told you that you can be successful and treat yourself well in the process? Most of us are on the clock 40 hours or more…

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Finding Love

Finding Love

Finding love doesn’t have to be complicated if you are willing to work for it. Finding love on Valentine’s Day, what an idea. I mean with all the articles about finding love, and all of the angst about choosing a mate I can imagine this post being met with eye rolls and skepticism. I’m a single girl in her thirties, trust me I get it! So let me be honest, this post will not tell you how to find a boyfriend…

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Beyoncé Releases ‘Formation’ and The World Stops

Beyoncé, queen of all things and slayer of wigs dropped the single and video ‘Formation’ yesterday, and the world went crazy. The video directed by Melina Matsoukas, is a nuanced and powerful treat for the eyes and provides food for thought with the many visual messages throughout. I myself, watched the video on repeat multiple times yesterday, trying to visually absorb the significance of every single image frame by frame. There was so much to take in and the message is…

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Goal Setting

Goal Setting

Looking Ahead to the New Year As of today, there are 113 days left in 2015! Does that freak you out as much as it does me? The end of the year always bring about a time of reflection. It’s an opportunity to celebrate your accomplishments, and assess areas of your life both personally and professionally where you weren’t so successful at meeting your goals. Similar to a yearly self-assessment that one does for an employer, I like to do…

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Labor Day: Reflections On My First Job

Labor Day Reflections On My First Job. What did yourL first job teach you?Reflections On My First Job. What did your first job teach you?

  Labor Day has unofficially come to be known as the last weekend of summer. However, Labor Day holds a greater significance than just the last paid vacation day of the summer season. Labor Day is an observance of the contributions that workers have made and still make to this country. Today is dedicated to the strength and perseverance of the people who have made America what it is today — YOU and ME!   In thinking about the significance of Labor…

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