“If you have no confidence in self, you have twice defeated the race of life. With confidence you have succeeded even before you have begun” ~ Marcus Garvey ~ Quite the concept, huh? With confidence, you’ve already done what you’ve set out to do. Imagine what happens when you add action along with confidence…. MORE, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Viola Davis’ win last night at the Emmy Awards was one for the ages! She became the first African American woman to win Best Actress in a Drama category. As a woman of color I was simply ecstatic and very proud. There are so many lessons we can learn from others in their journey. The first […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
With the newness of autumn upon us, we see fresh starts all around us. Kids are off to school, more traffic on the streets and along the many modes of transportation we use to get to and through our day. What has been looming for some time for many of us, though, is the constant […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It’s so amazing to me that each of us are blessed with the opportunity to do something awesome in the world. Some are more visible while others happen in small pockets all over the world. No matter where you are, it’s so very important to believe in yourself! I was so inspired by this video […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Love is a many splendored thing and when you love yourself, your life is awesome as well. At times we look at people at face value, they’re movin’ and groovin’ and doing all kinds of wonderful things big and small. We often believe that they are lucky, that everything always works out for them (or […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
One of my dearest friends who passed way too soon introduced me to a poem that I keep on the cork board in my office. It’s one that she made sure her girls read from time to time. Such a wonderful work of art, full of lessons in keeping our individual trains on the track – […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
There are times in our lives when we get impatient… We want what we want when we want it. Time and time again, I find myself in the space between “take your time” and “enjoy the journey” and “I want it right now!” Well today is that day! It’s tough to be patient when you’re so […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
The end result of a goal reached, an intention achieved, a life-long plan coming into existence is a great accomplishment. Some are celebrated formally (graduation, weddings, funerals, etc) while some are personal (# of days sober, # of days eating healthy, or # of days of positive self-talk). No matter what you’re looking to accomplish, once […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Run your own race! – Defined by you and maybe enhanced by others.. make sure it’s the race YOU are motivated to run. Cross your own finish line! – Everyone’s goals and capabilities are different. Know what yours looks like. Keep your eyes focused forward and most importantly, stay in your own lane! Celebrate! – […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“I am the greatest of all time” ~ Muhammad Ali Many of us have memories of either watching live or recorded footage of the greatest heavyweight boxer of all time. The incomparable Muhammad Ali. Notwithstanding the climate of the US when Ali made these statements, all I can do it stand in awe of his […]Continue Reading... No Comments.