Awakened-Woman on The Art is Alive

Many of us have goals and dreams that we think will never come to fruition. Sometimes the hard work, dedication and perseverance are not enough to push what we envision into reality. Like anyone else, exhaustion kicks in from life's stressors. Have you ever felt this way? Most of you reading will relate to the … Continue reading Awakened-Woman on The Art is Alive

5 Things Men Need to Know but Women Won’t Tell Them…

Women are keepers of all kinds of secrets. There is a vault of emotions kept close to the vest helping ensure our microcosms stay intact. Unhappiness, pain, frustration, fear, insecurity, and suffering all simmer beneath the delicate feminine quilt upheld for appearances. Preserving the gracious silence to avoid rocking life's boat is our specialty. Plenty … Continue reading 5 Things Men Need to Know but Women Won’t Tell Them…

The 3 Most Important Things to Do This Holiday Season

Beautifully decorated trees, incessant shopping for the perfect gifts, family and friends gathering for good food and drinks. Moments of joy and laughter while celebrating the yuletide. The holiday season is in full swing with end of a decade approaching. Each year we look forward to the joyous celebrations of the season. This time around, … Continue reading The 3 Most Important Things to Do This Holiday Season

On Our First Date, He said, “Lets Go Dutch”

Dating is work for many men and women playing the field. If you are currently looking to find that special someone, the word will make you cringe, at times. Whether, meeting a prospective love partner at a coffeehouse, bar, museum, dating app or through a friend, the roles of courtship are generally streamlined for each … Continue reading On Our First Date, He said, “Lets Go Dutch”

How to Make Time Count Instead of Wasting It

The value of time is greater than that of money. We can always make more money. Time cannot be multiplied or made back. Once it's gone, you will never see again. Are you in a job you don't like? Does the relationship you are in make you miserable? Do the people you have in your … Continue reading How to Make Time Count Instead of Wasting It

Are You Giver or Taker in a Relationship?

Relationships of any kind are a give and take. In an ideal world, we would like to have an equilibrium allowing both persons to have their fair share. Love, attention, nurturing, financial support, the list of human needs is long. We often barter some of these in order to maintain the relationship but where should … Continue reading Are You Giver or Taker in a Relationship?

How to Free Yourself from the Shadows?

Once upon a time, there was comfort in playing the understudy. Giving anyone else the spotlight whether, friend, foe or love interest was the logical choice. In my mind, someone else was always more deserving of the attention. There was significant discomfort in letting people see me. Acquiring the right relationships in your life can … Continue reading How to Free Yourself from the Shadows?

The One Thing You Should You Never Do

"Having recently survived a 10-year relationship with a child in tow, a new love was the farthest thing from my mind. The battle scars were still open flesh wounds that required healing. Friends expressed the best remedy in healing a broken heart by saying, “one nail drives out another nail.” Although it proves successful for … Continue reading The One Thing You Should You Never Do

Have You Lost Your Identity in a Relationship or Motherhood?

"Reclaiming my identity required I reboot. I wasn’t sure where to begin the process. But I knew the journey to my best self would include a set of questions and tasks to help untangle the mess I made of myself. I began with these 4 basic but essential steps setting the blocks for my rebuilding. It … Continue reading Have You Lost Your Identity in a Relationship or Motherhood?

Are Red Flags Waving Across Your Lawn?

Courtships are meant to be a trial period. The dating period is used to get to know each other. It can be filled with butterflies and all kinds of possibilities. A woman is hopeful. If only for a moment she gets to live in the fantasy, she may have met "the one." You might be … Continue reading Are Red Flags Waving Across Your Lawn?