My family is freshly returned from two glorious weeks in Michigan's "better-half". It's been over a decade since I've been to the U.P. and I had not realized how much I needed to return. There is just something magical about Lake Superior that refills my soul unlike anything else (except perhaps for canoeing on the… Continue reading Confidence
I don't often write about the company I am privileged to be an independent consultant for. But I do want to take a moment to share these posts from Mary Kay on Facebook and Twitter from June 18. Mary Kay has been a supporter of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) for over ten years,… Continue reading Action. We Must Stand Together
Welcome back! It has been a wild couple of months. But the nationwide closings have offered me one very important thing: TIME. With all our extra curricular cancelled and an end to obligations six (plus) days a week I have stepped back even from my online commitment to rest, really rest and focus on my… Continue reading Word of the Week: Joy
Growth: as humans we are always changing, but are we growing, maturing, improving? That's really the goal isn't it? As I approach my birthday this year I'm trying to take some time to celebrate all the ways I have grown in the last few years despite all the setbacks my brain wants to focus on.… Continue reading Word of the Week: Grow
Surround yourself with Positivity If you are cultivating a joyful environment and doing more things that make you happy you are doing a lot of this already. But there were just a few things I thought should be touched on still. Some of this is easy, but a lot of it requires digging deep and… Continue reading Choose Joy part 6
Be Authentic The options we've discussed in choosing a more positive and joyful life have been relatively easy. The next two posts are going to tackle some habits that are much more difficult to create and maintain. This is the hard work, but it is worth it. Perhaps you've seen the meme that reads "People… Continue reading Choose Joy Part 5
Do more of what makes you HAPPY! Consume media that brings you joy, give up your "guilty" pleasures, and find a hobby you LOVE.
Cultivate a Joyful Environment Have you ever noticed that it is harder to get up and get going on an overcast day, but life seems a little easier when the sun is shining? Your environment plays a large role in your emotions. My parents’ most recent trip to Florida included time at Universal Studios and… Continue reading Choose Joy Part 2