Lisa Vidal is recognized by millions as “Kara Lynch” from BET’s Being Mary Jane or most recently “Mari Garcia” in The Baker and the Beauty. However, others have been seeing her on screen for decades in shows like Chicago PD, Southland, Rosewood, Boston Legal, The Division, ER, and Third Watch, the list is long and … More AW Empowerment Series: Actress, Lisa Vidal Tells AW how She is Living Her Best Life
Our bodies are one of the many wonders of life. If we treat it with respect and kindness it may very well take us into the late decades. Teaching it good habits is essential to our well being. Nurturing the physical and mental state of your body provides a potential to produce high returns. Youth … More AW Challenge, Week 4: Putting My Body to the Test!
Say It. Believe It. Never Forget It. Have you found yourself settling for less than you deserve? Accepting what’s given to you instead of asking for what you want in a relationship, career, life? Why do we allow others to damage our well-being by making us feel less than? Worse, tricked into thinking boundaries are … More You Are Enough…
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 … More Do You Struggle with Daily Life?
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 … More 3 Must Haves For Successful Co-Parenting
Life’s challenges come in a variety of shapes, sizes and potency. There are all kinds of lessons to learn. It seems we would need superhuman powers to battle the thoughts that creep into our heads after things go sour. A volcano of emotions erupting, bringing more turmoil than we bargain for at times. It takes … More Are You Battling with Negative Self-Talk?
I recently watched “Life Itself.” A film about life’s beautiful, tragic, magical and incredible irony. Dan Fogelman, the writer that brings millions of American households to tears each week with “This Is Us” made a believer out of me. Life’s difficulties constantly challenge our strength and will to keep fighting. We all have our own … More It Will Bring You to Your Knees
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 … More What Does Your Happiness Look Like?
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 … More The Lies We Tell Ourselves
Negativity is all around us. The news channels don’t fall short on material. Sadly, our world sinks deeper in a funnel of divisiveness, hurt, frustration and animosity. Finding a place of serenity in our minds to take comfort is challenging. Everything around us is in turmoil. I consistently ask myself how can I make it … More How to Stop the Toxicity Bleeding Into Your Life