It started with a single one word question—“Why?” Pre-child, 25 years old and a manager in a corporate setting. It was 2011 and I was asked this question in a meeting by my boss at the time. “What’s your Why?” He challenged us to find our why with the idea that “If your why… Read More Searching for your WHY- How to find your purpose
When you woke up this morning in January, Oprah Winfrey’s name plastered the headlines of many different articles. The 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards was held last night, and Oprah became the first black woman to receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award. It was her speech that reminded us all of how remarkable Oprah is.… Read More Thank you Oprah
My precious daughter. Bless your energy, compassion, curiosity and tenderheartedness. I feel your watchful eyes—eager to replicate everything that I do. You see me put on makeup, so you beg to “pee-tend” to put on your makeup. Coffee in the morning? You are right there with me, with your chocolate milk and plastic coffee… Read More Admitting my mistakes
As I’m on the journey of self-reflection and intention, a couple of questions continue to cross my mind. Am I creating content worth sharing? Is there a clear message around WHY you should follow and read? Since I haven’t formally made my intentions clear, allow me to explain… It is my intention to share… Read More Start here. What’s in it for you?
If I’m honest, I struggle with this every day. I’m in a constant battle with myself when it comes to my ability to live up to my full potential as a mother. I’m constantly assessing and reassessing myself and often times feeling like I fall short. Every decision, every action, everything that I do… Read More Mirror, mirror on the wall
You’re invited to embark on a journey with me. My personal journey towards living a more fulfilled and purposeful life. I realize that the statement alone can mean a lot of different things to different people, so hopefully this will inspire you. Out of Balance My current state is one that is out of balance.… Read More Not your typical New Year’s Resolution List
I graduated with my Bachelor’s degree from ASU back in 2010. I was in my early 20’s at the time and working a full time job at a bank as a Personal Banker. At the time, I lived paycheck to paycheck and didn’t have any idea of what I wanted to do with my life.… Read More Why I waited….for Graduate School
We changed up our bedtime routine tonight. E will be four years old and still sleeping in our bed with us. What started out as a “cute” thing for E to climb into our bed and cuddle in the middle of the night– has turned into a full blown family sleeping situation that I haven’t… Read More Do you “sleep train” a 3 year old?
There is such a thing as growing apart. What was once your closest best friendship may become absent or even obsolete over time. It’s true– as seasons change, so does a person and their friendships with other people. Priorities change, life events happen, and you just….grow apart. It’s not a bad thing at all. In… Read More Just another Chapter in your book
It’s been a rough week. Matter of fact, it’s been a rough couple of months–even YEAR. Settlements, Earthquakes, Hurricanes, Tragedies….the list continues to go on and on. If you’re not careful, you might find yourself sucked into the darkness of despair. I’ve been there. I’ve felt the helplessness and anger about the events that have… Read More It’s been a rough week…