Category Archives for "creativity"

Brace Yourself. The Holidays Are Coming

Thanksgiving is in two weeks so let’s chat about the holiday season! Truthfully, I am getting a little ahead of myself on purpose. Before we know it we’ll be full blast, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year celebrations. And while that all sounds lovely, we know the truth. That rather than slow down, things tend to […]

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10 Affirmations To Start Your Day

How often do you stop to affirm yourself? To look yourself in the mirror and remind yourself how powerful you are? Not sure where to start? Here are 10 affirmations to repeat to yourself today- and throughout the day as needed. 1. Today, I choose my own peace, joy, and happiness. No one else can […]

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That Moment When You Realize You’ve Got The Power

What is your biggest hurdle when it comes to living a more joy-filled, adventurous life? If that question looks familiar, it’s probably because you answered it when joining the Color Outside Facebook Group. I asked this question purposefully, not simply to be nosy, but in an effort to help you get clarity on what’s holding you back. […]

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The One Sentence That Changes Everything

When’s the last time something scared the hell out of you? Or at the very least, made you uncomfortable? I was talking to a friend the other day who relayed how during her childhood she absolutely hated being outdoors; preferring to reading a book in her room. Today as a woman in her late 30’s, […]

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Soul Food or Soul Therapy?

I’m a huge proponent of traditional therapy. I know firsthand how therapy can empower you and heal you. But, I also know that therapy comes in many forms. One of the most therapeutic activities for me is being out in nature. I’m not implying that getting outdoors can take the place of actual therapy from […]

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There’s Got To Be More To Life Than This

Work.Take care of others.Sleep.Repeat. Does that sound familiar to you?Maybe this hits home because it’s your current season of life.Or maybe it’s someone you know. We’ve all been in seasons where the grind and the hustle take precedence. Sometimes you have to do what you have to do until you can do what you want […]

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10 Joy-Filled Women of Color To Brighten Your IG Feed

There’s so much talk about how social media is negative. That it inflicts a great deal of comparison, evokes a feeling of not being good enough, and is just all around bad for many people’s mental health. Hearing those type of remarks always makes me think, “Who the hell are you following?” Scrolling through my […]

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The #ColorfulAndCarefree Summer Bucket List Is Here!

It’s almost summer time and while many of us are looking forward to an upcoming vacation, or ways to keep the kids entertained, or maybe even finding an additional income stream, I just want to give you a nudge to build in some time for you. Talking about self-care is all the rage right now. […]

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Can We Feature You On IG?

One of my favorite parts about doing what I’m doing is getting to hear your stories. Whether it’s that of triumph, you rediscovering who you are, finding JOY in the quiet moments, and even the struggles. It’s what keeps me going. The stories I hear from our community are bold, powerful, and a constant reminder […]

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Will You Do This With Us?

How often do you get to play? When we were kids, it was a requirement. A natural part of our day where we could tap into our own imagination and creativity. As adults, we abandoned every day play. Opting to pull it out for a few days or a week of vacation here and there. […]

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