How Important is it to Practice Gratitude?

"I can enjoy the current state of my life because of the moments I’ve had to endure. I try to live with gratitude. We tend to get so preoccupied with planning our future that we forget to stay present in this instant. Once you arrive at a page in your book where you embrace the … Continue reading How Important is it to Practice Gratitude?

Do You Know Why March is an Important Month?

The month of March has many of us thinking of warmer weather. We push clocks forward getting extra daylight to put a pep in our step! The beginning of a new season bringing hope to enjoy life outdoors a bit more, especially for those of us on the East Coast. March sets off a long … Continue reading Do You Know Why March is an Important Month?

Do You Struggle with Daily Life?

We all do but this may offer bit of hope. Human beings are creatures of habit. Change, whether at home or work can be unsettling. We're rattled when what we become accustomed to is switched up. A world turned upside down by an external shift in any number of settings. The past couple weeks have … Continue reading Do You Struggle with Daily Life?

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

Retouching the Faces of Beautiful Women

Women have been under the microscope for decades. We're expected to stay youthful, beautiful and keep a tiny waistline. The pressures are many, not to mention unrealistic. Keeping it all in place while maintaining a flawless look doing it. I don't know about you but the work is exhausting! The game of pretend can eventually … Continue reading Retouching the Faces of Beautiful Women

Open Your Eyes …

Our eyes see what they want to see. Life opens them to all types of ugly. Some of which can be too much to bear, at times. But what happens when we get a glimpse of something truly worth appreciating. Do you value it? Can you pause long enough to allow yourself an instant of … Continue reading Open Your Eyes …

CUT–Take Two!

During the holiday season, I took time out to take in a movie. I treated myself to "Second Act." starring Jennifer Lopez. The story of a woman who plays a different version of herself to prove to others that she was enough. The walk to dinner offered plenty of time to reflect on my own … Continue reading CUT–Take Two!

Unveiling of a New Look for Awakened-Woman!

We all go through stages in our lives when we feel that a revamp is in order. A trip to the hairdresser for a fresh-cut or color. Shopping for a new outfit to make us feel extra special on any given day. Who hasn't experienced the feeling. Most women and girls alike enjoy dressing up … Continue reading Unveiling of a New Look for Awakened-Woman!

Don’t Stop Giving Thanks on Any Day

On Thanksgiving day, we'll sit around an oven roasted, well-dressed turkey. Some of us will pass the wine, while others pass the gravy. Visiting friends and family from all parts of the globe join the table. It's a tradition in North America to celebrate the Pilgrim feast with the Indians. A holiday favorite. It has … Continue reading Don’t Stop Giving Thanks on Any Day

It’s Your Life, You Can Cry If You Want To.

"Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.” ... Dr. Seuss Men and women experience joy and pain throughout their lifetime. While many boys are taught at an early age to hold back their tears as a way to protect their manhood. Little girls are consoled. The expectations to be a cry baby can … Continue reading It’s Your Life, You Can Cry If You Want To.