"Why buy the cow if you can get the milk for free?" Growing up in a Dominican household can be tough. The men leaned towards a male chauvinistic, old school mentality. Women were assumed better off barefoot and pregnant. Thankfully, those days are long gone. At home, we had sporadic moments when roles were reversed, … Continue reading Why Buy the Cow, If the Milk is Free?
Every year we make promises to others but most importantly to ourselves. The year 2019 was full of wins but there is much more to go. As this year winds down, the time has come to take things into overdrive. It can seem as if life moves at the speed of light. Often times we … Continue reading What’s This All About? AW Challenge, Week 1:
"When I'm good, I'm very good, but when I'm bad, I'm better." - Mae West Men, women, and children experience it during their lives. It is a feeling of "Oops! I should not have done that!” Sporadically, accompanied by a fraction of regret, or devilish delicious pleasure for a select few. Interestingly, we usually know … Continue reading How to Manage the Guilt that Comes After Behaving Badly
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?
J.Lo's meltdown during her "It's My Party Tour" concert in Las Vegas was a cause of distress when she accidentally dinged herself with a microphone during a performance of "Medicine." There were videos of the aftermath that included a clip of her expressing to boyfriend Alex Rodriguez, how badly she was feeling about the mishap. … Continue reading How Vulnerability Can Be Your Greatest Strength
A Journey to Becoming the Best-Self by Yvette Bodden Black Rose Writing Reviewed by: Barbara Bamberger Scott, The US Review "Breaking out of the mold is work but worth the attempt. You will discover a new world about the woman you are." This guide for women going through a divorce is based on personal experiences. … Continue reading The US Review: Recommended Reading
"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?
A reveal is exciting, mysterious and fun! In 18 days, an unveiling will begin. If you recall the feeling of anticipation from an upcoming birthday, special holiday, vacation, or date you've looked forward to then you can relate to the emotions in play. Most of us have experienced something similar during our lifetime. It can … Continue reading 18 Days Until the Big Reveal!
We all hope for that one moment when we feel our efforts are paying off. Closing in on dreams or goals you’ve worked so hard for.... then it happens! The message of woman empowerment begins to sprout all over the world. Today, the UNCHAIN magazine featured an article on AW and book, ”A Journey to … Continue reading Magazine is Out!
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