I’m just tired.

I was talking to a friend and she mentioned that the most acceptable emotions for women to display and feel are tiredness. And then some sadness. Das it. Tiredness and a little bit of sadness. That blew my mind, but when I started thinking about it, it’s absolutely true. Think about how many times someone asked […]

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You deserve to be selfish.

Whenever I talk to women about living more joyfully and infusing their lives with more adventure and color, I’ll eventually come across the same initial objection: Yes, but isn’t that a little…selfish? The women I work with always undoubtedly feel guilty about thinking so much about themselves. They’ll tell me their big dreams and they’ll […]

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Feeling Lit Up And On Fire..

We’re officially halfway through the year and about a third through the summer. Does that fill you with excitement about what you’ve done and the things to come or with dread that you haven’t done anything you set out to do this year? Maybe you recommitted to yourself and decided to stop putting yourself dead […]

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Put This On Your Calendar…

If you’re in the Color Outside Facebook Group or follow us on Instagram, then you know that we’ve officially named this Saturday, June 30th as #GetOutsideDay. We’re challenging ourselves to spend some time outside this week— in whatever way that suits you. You can GO BIG and take a strenuous hike. You can take it […]

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COLOR OUTSIDE RETREAT | Pack your bags, we’re going to…

Before I tell you where we’re going, let me tell you WHY I’m more excited about this retreat than ever. One of the 9 tenets I speak about when building a more adventurous life is FINDING YOUR PEEPS.This can be hard as women of color. I personally battle feeling isolated because I’m a business owner, a […]

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Lessons From Your 3 Year Old Self…

Before I became a Mom, I’d often reminisce on what having a child would look like. Most of those reflections had to do with what I was going to teach them. Now, 2 children later, I realize that our children teach us just as much as we teach them. Most recently, the lesson received from […]

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Red Table Talk Is My New Jam

A few weeks ago Jada Pinkett Smith, along with her mother, Adrienne, and daughter, Willow, launched a Facebook TV Series, Red Table Talk. In it, they discuss and explore issues that plague women and girls, each sharing their own generational perspective. Only, they do it with a lot of humility, openness and honesty that allow […]

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Breaking Free of the “Black People Don’t” Box

Coming off the heels of Mother’s Day and the recent birth of my son, I’ve been more intentional than ever about raising my children to know it’s their right to take up space. PERIOD. Our children need to know that Earth is theirs to explore. Think about it, … As a community, people of color […]

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What’s your WHY?

WHY do you want to live a more engaging, colorful, adventurous life? In order to keep moving forward on any big dream or life change, you must have a substantial compelling vision — a WHY. Your WHY should be monumental. It should be something you care about so deeply in your gut that it will propel […]

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Are you creating clear boundaries for yourself?

Any day now, my son will be making his entrance into this world. Like most mothers of more than one child, I find myself constantly comparing this pregnancy to my first. There are many similarities and some stark differences. The biggest difference, I’ve noticed, is me. With my daughter, I was determined to prove to […]

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