Does JLo’s ”Hustlers” Empower or Vilify Women?

Jennifer Lopez' "Hustlers," is a film inspired by the true story of Roselyn Keo and Samantha Barbash’s plot to rip off well-to-do Wall Street guys during the downturn of the market over a decade ago. In 2007 a global financial crisis brought the profitable industry to its knees. It influenced many to get creative when … Continue reading Does JLo’s ”Hustlers” Empower or Vilify Women?

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?

Are You Trapped Living a Double Life?

The fascination for all things complicated is a chapter in the book of my life. Questionable choices adding a layer of unnecessary difficulty due to a lack of authenticity. I am not ashamed to admit there has been a degree of assimilation on my part to fit into relationships, friendships and unfamiliar environments. Playing dual … Continue reading Are You Trapped Living a Double Life?

Learn to Cope with Rejection Instead of Fearing It

Have you talked yourself out of trying something new for fear of failure? Does the idea of giving up cross your mind to avoid being turned down? I don't know many people not fearful of rejection but it's crucial to attack the fear monger within. Rejection is a big issue for both men and women. … Continue reading Learn to Cope with Rejection Instead of Fearing It

“Who’s Your Daddy?”

We've heard men refer to it, others criticize it or we ourselves have battled with it. The blog's title can be misleading but this won't be an article about bedroom chatter. While at lunch this week, I sat in a trendy spot nearby work to have a Tortilla Soup. It's one of my favorites, unfortunately, … Continue reading “Who’s Your Daddy?”

The Lies We Tell Ourselves

Everyone has lied about something at one time or other. Men and women alike sometimes tell tales to get out of a compromising situation, avoid getting caught in a mess or save someone from hurt and embarrassment. Regardless of how it's rationalized, lying is a tool we use as a means for survival in a … Continue reading The Lies We Tell Ourselves

RBG: One Woman’s Journey for Purpose

Do you know what your purpose is? Can we live a full life without one? Most importantly, have these questions crossed your mind? A conversation with a friend some time ago helped inspire my own mission to finding purpose. A sort of private inquisition began to unfold for me. I asked myself so many questions. … Continue reading RBG: One Woman’s Journey for Purpose

Pain

We've all felt the agony of loss, heartbreak, labor, illness or defeat. An overwhelming emotion that can cripple the strongest of men and women. For others, it can serve as a driver pushing them to the next plateau. Serena Williams secured a spot in 2018’s US Open after not making the cut in her last … Continue reading Pain

What Are You Grateful for In Your Life?

We often find ourselves worrying about the things in life we are without. It takes attention away from the blessings we've been granted. I'm guilty as charged of the same transgression. Although, I try to practice gratitude its constant work. For myself, very much a conscious effort. An act that requires repetition and acknowledgment. I'm grateful … Continue reading What Are You Grateful for In Your Life?

Is it Possible to Age Gracefully? These Tips Can Help Make it Easier.

This week Madonna turned 60! Getting older is inevitable. Our bodies will change significantly from decade to decade. The metamorphosis can take a toll on our psyche. For a long time, society’s standard of beautiful has affected views of how women are seen in their later years. Women like Halle Berry (52), Christie Brinkley (64), … Continue reading Is it Possible to Age Gracefully? These Tips Can Help Make it Easier.