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 2 Things Most Men Lie About May Surprise You

Untrue stories can take time to craft or none at all. The right ones can put anyone from a love interest, wife, girlfriend, or any beloved at peace but may also leave unrest. Fooling someone takes effort and can throw anyone into a pool of their own sweat. Men and women have the capability to … Continue reading The 2 Things Most Men Lie About May Surprise You

Happy New Year – Toast to 2020 Goals!

Each year on this date, we begin our rituals. New resolutions written in some notebook, or typed into a phone. Have you made your promises, yet? Tomorrow, many of us will begin taking down Christmas trees, activate gym memberships and head out to work or school. A return to the daily grind is imminent. So, … Continue reading Happy New Year – Toast to 2020 Goals!

ROAR! Fierce and Empowering

Melissa Kelly stumbled on her gift, like many others, by really seeing through to the heart of a matter. She saw a void that needed to be filled and found the courage to dare go for it. Women have different means to raise their voices against injustice. Unfair or hostile treatment comes in many forms … Continue reading ROAR! Fierce and Empowering

Open Letter to Readers on Christmas

Dear Readers of AW, May you be spending today with loved ones that bring comfort and joy into your home. As you open beautifully wrapped boxes on Christmas morning, remember, there are many whose lives are not as blessed. Give thanks. I hope your heart is full and you are presented not necessarily with the … Continue reading Open Letter to Readers on Christmas

AW on The Weekly Trends

On December 19th The Weekly Trends hosted a "Meet the Awakened Woman" interview where Jobilyn Jong asked questions about the AW platform, the business and its challenges, influences, entrepreneurship, and best practices. The AW journey has provided opportunities to meet amazing supportive women. The relationships being established have reinforced my belief that we are stronger … Continue reading AW on The Weekly Trends

Why Buy the Cow, If the Milk is Free?

"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?

The Major Reason to Rethink Sharing Personal Passwords with S.O.

Recently, I overheard the story of a woman's demand for her significant other’s phone password. The tale did not shock me but got me to thinking about my own behavior in a relationship. What reason would drive me to ask my boyfriend for the password to his social media, email or phone? In a world … Continue reading The Major Reason to Rethink Sharing Personal Passwords with S.O.

What’s This All About? AW Challenge, Week 1:

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:

How to Manage the Guilt that Comes After Behaving Badly

"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