After the Breakup: When Anger Sets In

You have committed to moving on because you realize that the relationship has been holding you back for a very long time.

Summer of MUSIC! – Rodrigo & Gabriela

On Saturday, June 3, 2017, I had the pleasure of witnessing intense artistry and acoustic sound by Rodrigo y Gabriela. My martial arts home girl, Sherrie and I traveled north by train to the Vic Theatre. The theatre is located in Chicago’s Central Lakeview area.  The neighborhood is eclectic with lots of options for entertainment, food, … Continue reading Summer of MUSIC! – Rodrigo & Gabriela

Which is harder,…Letting go or moving on in a relationship?

Starting over after a marriage or a long term relationship can be difficult. It is difficult to let go of familiarity, comfort, or just being use to another person. It may also be difficult to move on because fear of being alone. I know most women have been in this situation before, and it’s safe … Continue reading Which is harder,…Letting go or moving on in a relationship?

A Southern Girl’s View of The Big Apple

I have wanted to visit NYC for as long as I can remember. It was actually a dream of mine to live there after college, but life happened, plans changed, and my living in The Big Apple never happened. But now it was time to decide the family vacation and guess what? New York here … Continue reading A Southern Girl’s View of The Big Apple

In the City: Braum’s Ice Cream & Burger Restaurant 

A couple weeks ago, I dropped my second-born off in Kansas for college. In an effort to make the best of the long road trip, I tried to make an experience out of it. That meant that our dinner stop on the ride back to Atlanta needed to be unique. No fast food chains. Something … Continue reading In the City: Braum’s Ice Cream & Burger Restaurant 

In The City: Hitch Restaurant

During one of our work trips last year, we passed by a restaurant called Treylor Park.  Patrons were exiting the restaurant and at the same time I was commenting on how it looks like a great place to try for dinner.  At that time, the people leaving began to rave about how good the food … Continue reading In The City: Hitch Restaurant

The Strong Woman’s Guide to Getting Out of Your Own Way

I recently had a friend tell me recently that I need to get out of my own way.  At first, I wanted to get a little salty with the feedback I was hearing.  But then realized that it is so freakin true!  Ha!  Okay, I admit it. I have a tendency to get in my … Continue reading The Strong Woman’s Guide to Getting Out of Your Own Way

Faith and Mental Health: Is Prayer Enough?

CLS Bloggers weigh in on two important health issues - faith and mental health. They answer the question surrounding whether prayer is a sufficient strategy to deal with mental health problems.

5 Things To Quit Right Now

This list struck me when I first saw it. Seems like the information is pretty elementary, yet it is so very profound. 5 things. 5 things that should be simple to do, but it does not work that easily. Some of us are stuck in habits, stuck constantly doing some of the above or even … Continue reading 5 Things To Quit Right Now