Essay #9, Writing and Taking Leaps of Faith

Sometimes you can't find anything to write about, except the process of writing itself.  As you all know, I have been completing a  challenge that is hashtagged #52essays2017.  It is basically where I write one essay a week for the entire year.  So far, I'm nine weeks into the new year, which means I am… Continue reading Essay #9, Writing and Taking Leaps of Faith


How to Combat Depression

  Lisa Brown Alexander is the CEO of Nonprofit HR, the nation’s leading full-service human resources firm focused exclusively on the nonprofit sector. But despite her success, she was keeping something secret from her family, friends and colleagues. “I am a successful career woman who has battled with depression for five years.” Alexander’s book Strong… Continue reading How to Combat Depression


Self-Care Sunday Highlight: Journaling

With everything that has transpired between 2016 and now, I have taken a more conscious effort into embracing more self-care techniques; just to make sure my mental, physical and overall well-being is protected at all costs (because if I don't take care of myself, who will?).  I have been wanting to do this for some… Continue reading Self-Care Sunday Highlight: Journaling


Friday Night’s Wine: Diseño Malbec

For this week, I decided to try a Malbec, which I actually have never had before (shocking even for me!).  This wine is a 2014 old vine Malbec, based in Mendoza, Argentina.  For my first time trying a Malbec, I made a pretty good choice. I actually drank this wine on two different days this… Continue reading Friday Night’s Wine: Diseño Malbec


REPOST: Mental Health Matters 

Just wanted to share this with someone who may be listening. Everyday, something traumatic is happening in the world. Whether it be in our careers, our personal lives, in society; there is always something that is captured in social media, in the news or right in front of you that jarrs your emotions and sends… Continue reading REPOST: Mental Health Matters 


Two Years Blogging. 

403 posts. 5,597 hits. 3,432  visitors. 285 followers. To me, that's a pretty decent stat line. Two years ago, I told myself that I wanted to be a blogger; and that is exactly what I am doing.  Some days it's random, some days it has a purpose, but it's mine. To the 285 people who… Continue reading Two Years Blogging. 


Your Future is Yours To Create 

I saw this quote today that resonated with me.  The future belongs to those who prepare for it today. - Malcom X With being in constant thought about my future goals and aspirations lately, I find this quote to be inspiring that I'm on the right track.  You never want to go through life with… Continue reading Your Future is Yours To Create 

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The Awkward Bird

Contrary to popular belief, I am an awkward bird.   I'm ashamed to admit that as I approach 30, I feel more and more insecure about myself. I have yet to find a level of feminine comfort and security, and there are days in my life where  I feel completely awkward and misplaced.  I have… Continue reading The Awkward Bird