A Sisterhood of Empowered Women

Growing up, I enjoyed the friendship and support of strong females. Girlfriends that shared the happy, fun and sad moments. They stood by me during some of the best and worst times as I began to learn about myself. Female relationships are valuable at any age. The tricky part when we're younger is that we … Continue reading A Sisterhood of Empowered Women

3 Major Changes You Must Make if You are Looking to Reinvent Yourself at Any Age

Reinventing yourself from time to time is not uncommon. While many looks for ways to feel younger, others have a deeper desire to express themselves. We change the color of our hair, wardrobe, attitude, job or entire life. The need to try something new takes us on self-exploration we're not always ready for at certain … Continue reading 3 Major Changes You Must Make if You are Looking to Reinvent Yourself at Any Age

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

3 Must Haves For Successful Co-Parenting

The word “divorce” is often perceived as a bad word by participants and outsiders alike. It evokes negative emotions that can brew the most awful stew. The anger, resentment and loneliness create a recipe for disaster. If you understand this wicked recipe, you can see how difficult and draining the process is over time. It has … Continue reading 3 Must Haves For Successful Co-Parenting

Coming Soon…

"Marital separations or any breakup can cause great sorrow and anger. We can feel both emotions in no specific order or length of time. Truthfully, hopelessness took residence in my soul for several years. The dissolution of my marriage was extremely painful to deal with, not knowing how to fix me was the worst. There … Continue reading Coming Soon…

How to Effectively Manage the End of a Relationship

We're crippled by the idea of an end. The words "The End" have such finality. A divorce or separation, death or any event forcing major change can bring extreme distress. My mother says, "The only thing in life that has no solution is death." I often referred back to those words when my marriage died. … Continue reading How to Effectively Manage the End of a Relationship

Special Invitation for You

Dear AW Readers, I hope this note finds you well. Thank you so much for reading the Awakened-Woman blog. Hopefully, you're enjoying the site's new look. Your notes have been amazing. I'm filled with gratitude to have the chance to write for you. I hope you are feeling encouraged, inspired and empowered by the stories … Continue reading Special Invitation for You

What Does Your Happiness Look Like?

Happiness means different things to different people. We all want a piece of bliss but not everyone needs the same things to obtain it. Some are lucky to have it. Others don't know what it looks like or ever had it. Then there are the those who fake it to get by each day. But … Continue reading What Does Your Happiness Look Like?

A Must-Read AW!

Are you ready to read it? Excerpt from the Introduction: The initial idea of a book seemed surreal. For years, the endless pages floated in my head. But had not yet made their way onto the screen. This book was born during a time when the storm clouds had passed from my life. A time … Continue reading A Must-Read AW!

Have You Connected the Dots in Your Life?

Have you stopped to consider the possibility that much of what happens to you has a reason? Is it feasible to think events happening in our lives are connected in some way? There was a time not long ago when the idea seemed ludicrous. The possibility that events taking place in my life were somehow … Continue reading Have You Connected the Dots in Your Life?