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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Are you Pouring from an Empty Cup?

This morning I had the most refreshing call with a good friend. She had called me unexpectedly and we made time to catch up and chat with each other for about 45 minutes. When I got off the phone with her, I felt like my cup had been refilled. You see, sometimes I feel isolated. […]

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What’s in your Backyard?

When you hear the word ‘adventure’ the first things that come mind may be extreme. Thrill-seeking, adrenaline-pumping, heart-racing exploits that you don’t get to experience often, or that you may have to travel and invest a lot of dollars in to enjoy. While those are indeed adventures, there’s something to be said about smaller, quieter […]

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Doing This For 15 Minutes A Day Can Change Your Life

No matter if you have a corporate career, stay home with your children or work from home it’s easy for your day to day life to resemble something close to Groundhog’s Day. While many thrive on routine, schedules and the like, if you’re not careful you’ll look around and realize you’ve spent an incredible amount […]

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You Need a Community..

Tell me if this sounds familiar, … You’re an ambitious, driven woman of color. You take care of business both at home and at work. You’re scaling the corporate ladder or rocking your own business or raising tiny humans. You meet each challenge head on and you emerge on the other side with style and grace. […]

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Mapping out YOUR Life’s Blueprint, No One Else’s

As a child of immigrants, I grew up with a pretty linear definition of what it meant to be successful.You went to school, maintained excellent grades, secured a good job (preferably as a doctor, lawyer or engineer). Then you worked hard, moving up the ladder until retirement. Along the way you got married, had a […]

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Are you Ready to Supercharge your Life?

I read a meme the other day that said “My New Year begins on February 1st. January was just a free trial month.” …and I get it. Whether you’ve completely crushed the goals you set for yourself for January or you’re ready to finally get things popping in February, I have just what you need. Color […]

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