Living On Purpose

A question that I get asked repeatedly is "How did you figure out your purpose?" I don't really know the real answer to that. I've always just kind of done what feels good to me. To others, it looked like I am the kind of person that goes with the flow. I've been called a … Continue reading Living On Purpose

Peeling Away the Layers, One Brick at a Time 

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 

African-American Woman, Mom, Wife, Military Nurse- Success With Wanda Parks

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

Everybody Should Have a Fall Back Career!

"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!

Should I Stay or Should I Go? – Coping With Workplace Dysfunction

"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

Women and Shoes Magazine

  Did you know that our sister blog is Women and Shoes Magazine? Ms. Jai and Sarah Schroka are pretty damn amazing! They have insightful content on fashion, beauty, and current events. And don't forget to check out some of the interviews done by yours truly! One of my favorite interviews was with Keke Wyatt. … Continue reading Women and Shoes Magazine

Michelle Obama- Mom, Wife, First Lady, Mentor

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

Change- Let’s Talk About Inclusion

As I grow older, I think more about what I can do to contribute to a better society. Growing up I dreamed of graduating from college and having a successful career. I imagined my career to be fulfilling and worth bragging about. I wanted to wake up every morning excited about my job. After over … Continue reading Change- Let’s Talk About Inclusion

Making Real Changes to Inclusion

"By all means, I’m grateful for my journey and feel that everything happens for a reason." As I grow older, I think more about what I can do to contribute to a better society. Growing up I dreamed of graduating from college and having a successful career. I imagined my career to be fulfilling and … Continue reading Making Real Changes to Inclusion

An Evening of Real Talk: Let’s Be Real

Last Sunday CLS blogger, Hilda, attended Let's Be Real: An Authentic Experience for Women. Francheska "Fancy" Felder, Owner & Publisher of SwagHer Magazine, and  Que Johnson, CEO/hostess of The Purple Girl Show, collaborated and brought together some amazing entrepreneurs to share tips and inspirational stories to budding entrepreneurs. Both Fancy and Que are passionate about sharing … Continue reading An Evening of Real Talk: Let’s Be Real