Let Pain Transform You

Once you arrive at a page in your book where you embrace difficult times that transpired in life, you begin to gain clarity. It’s essential to accept the pain and let it transform you. If you set it free instead of holding it hostage you can begin healing; guiding you out of negativity. --Excerpt from … Continue reading Let Pain Transform You

The Beast

There are women all over the globe walking among the crowds, physically and emotionally battered. Bruises meticulously covered to ensure no one can see through to their pain. The secret is safe, long as the black and blues stay below the shoulders.  Aggression that can happen to any woman because it crosses cultural, educational, financial and … Continue reading The Beast

What You Need to Know About Awe-Inspiring and Brazen New York

Hope you are feeling inspired on this day! Born and raised in the city that never sleeps provides an interesting point of view on many things. It seems that by nature of our culture and environment, New Yorkers are perceived to be more open and candid about most topics. Rumor has it, growing up in … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Awe-Inspiring and Brazen New York

Spotlight on The Cost of Her Jewels

While many AW readers are familiar with the articles about women and motivational pieces I've written, you might not all know about other works included in AW's collection. I wrote The Cost of Her Jewels late in the second half of 2017. The storyline came to me during the time I was writing for divorcehub. … Continue reading Spotlight on The Cost of Her Jewels

“Who’s Your Daddy?”

We've heard men refer to it, others criticize it or we ourselves have battled with it. The blog's title can be misleading but this won't be an article about bedroom chatter. While at lunch this week, I sat in a trendy spot nearby work to have a Tortilla Soup. It's one of my favorites, unfortunately, … Continue reading “Who’s Your Daddy?”

Do You Know Your Worth?

Good Ragz has a slogan on their t-shirt "Know Your Worth then Add Tax" We hear stories about women staying in relationships where they've been mistreated in some way. Accepting abusive behavior from partners who claim to love them. But instead, these partners inflict verbal or physical pain demeaning their wives, girlfriends or significant other. … Continue reading Do You Know Your Worth?

His Biggest Gift

Another workday had ended, most folks had gone home. I preferred to stay behind to complete travel logistics for an upcoming conference. Being home offered too much time alone to think. A stressful week at the office without hopes of stopping required auxiliary. Drowning in paperwork was one way to numb myself from the pain … Continue reading His Biggest Gift

The 3 Deal Breakers Every Woman Should Have in a Relationship

I'm not the first or last woman who has been trapped in a relationship that has zero chance of long-term survival. Why do we force situations? Are we naive to think we can change a man? Putting ourselves in harm's way knowing in our heart of hearts the outcome will only cause heartbreak. Is it … Continue reading The 3 Deal Breakers Every Woman Should Have in a Relationship

This One Change Will Help You Confront the Fear of Letting Go of a Relationship

Have you ever been in a relationship so long that you don’t know anything else? Has the guilt of walking out on someone who loves you tear you up inside?  Are you staying with a lover to avoid being alone? How about feeling paralyzed to the point of resigning yourself to the idea that you … Continue reading This One Change Will Help You Confront the Fear of Letting Go of a Relationship

Pain

We've all felt the agony of loss, heartbreak, labor, illness or defeat. An overwhelming emotion that can cripple the strongest of men and women. For others, it can serve as a driver pushing them to the next plateau. Serena Williams secured a spot in 2018’s US Open after not making the cut in her last … Continue reading Pain