At some point in our lives we are faced with an important decision. To either face the pain that we have stuffed and hid behind for years or just face it. When I use the word "we", I am among the countless numbers of individuals that have faced some form of emotional, physical, or spiritual, … Continue reading Peeling Away the Layers, One Brick at a Time
With the new year right around the corner, everyone is reflecting on what they want to do differently. So many are caught up in changing the way they look and living a healthier life. I am no exception. I'm turning fifty in 2017 and you best believe that I want to be fifty and fabulous, … Continue reading 2017 Will Find Me Taking a New Approach to an Old Dream!
“I need both in my life. A professional legitimate hustler.” The other day I did a question of the day on my Facebook page and in a couple of Facebook groups. I asked if you preferred your mate to be a professional or be a hustler. Immediately, I saw the difference between the younger generation … Continue reading Death of the Old School Hustlers
"Intelligence + Opportunity + Willingness to take a risk and invest in yourself." Early 2000s brought us a bunch of pop music- very bubble gum tinged pop music. If you could sift through, you could find a few artists that were actually talented. I always liked Jessica Simpson. She was unapologetically herself. Gorgeous and my … Continue reading The Jessicas Are Winning- How The Underdogs Are On Top
An entrepreneur, wealth and wellness coach, Wanda Parks is living her life to the fullest. As a Registered Nurse, Mrs. Parks is passionate about transforming people lives by teaching and coaching in spirituality; physical, mental, and social well-being, and financial wealth. Wanda is superwoman. She’s a wife, mom, grandmother, career coach, and a military nurse. … Continue reading African-American Woman, Mom, Wife, Military Nurse- Success With Wanda Parks
A few weeks ago, I went by Concoction the Work_shop. Owned by designer Charla Ruschelle, Concoction is a spot where you can find custom made pieces by local designers, including Charla herself. In a place like Atlanta, where women are always looking to be on the cutting edge of fashion, Concoction offers the perfect opportunity … Continue reading Entrepreneurship, Businesswomen, and How We Should Raise Our Standards
"My mom had the best fall back career talents. She managed to make ends meet doing things she loved." Growing up, I admired my mom for having talents that made our life better and easier. In my eyes, she was born to thrive and accomplish things that most people considered impossible. My mom transformed … Continue reading Everybody Should Have a Fall Back Career!
"No matter what I choose, the activity may look different, but the basis of it is the same. Service, motivation, empowering." I was talking with a friend about life and finding out what your purpose is. The older we get, the more I'm having that convo with my girlfriends. She mentioned she was not sure … Continue reading How To Find Your Passion and Live It To The Fullest
"Weigh your options carefully, keeping your peace and sanity at the forefront of the decision." Picture this. You read a job announcement and it seems like you have just hit the jackpot. You submit an application, get called in for an interview and consequently land the job. Everything is going great in the initial … Continue reading Should I Stay or Should I Go? – Coping With Workplace Dysfunction
Listening to Mrs. Michelle Obama speak is inspirational, heart-warming, and just simply awesome. She has a distinct persona and voice. She wears her heart on her sleeve. As First Lady Michelle Obama prepares to make her exit from the White House, I’m proud to say she has inspired me to be the best version of … Continue reading Michelle Obama- Mom, Wife, First Lady, Mentor