I strolled into my son’s school 3 times last week, wearing a bold lip and a sundress. I was accused of being a morning person. I passed my old gym buddy on my way out of the gym at 6:30am- as she was walking in. I was cited for being up before the crack of dawn. Although […]

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Waking up with joy

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A Goal. You should always have something you are working on, striving for, or something that challenges you to rise. Scientists say setting goals helps you live longer. I say that setting goals helps you live better.  Think about it: when you’re working on something, there is always this lingering since of expectancy. When you […]

An aspiring woman setting goals

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There have been several defining moments in my life. There was the time I set my first major goal ( I was only 10 years old.) The time I got my heart broken into pieces at 17 years (I really thought I was going to die.) The time I decided not to move to New York (I really became an […]

A woman who decided not to settle

Remember how it used to be? Before the heartbreak, the bad decision, the financial disaster, the abuse, the addiction, the unfulfilled dream, the illness, the weight gain, the doubt, the fear, the broken promises, before you lost the connection with who you are and who you could really be… How did it used to be? Before life got the […]

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Confident woman

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I know this charming man who wakes up every single morning prepared to solve a problem. For over 40 years, he says, he wanted to be ready… There this girl at the gym that I used to chat with a couple of times a week. She’s decided to either expect the worst or expect nothing […]

A black woman waiting for something good to happen

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“Don’t nobody bring me no bad news.” – Diana Ross, The Wiz   I wish I could hire someone to sing that song every time some bad news decides to swing my way.   I know. It’s a part of life. Good and bad. Highs and lows. Comings and goings. Loss. Disappointment. Heartbreak. Failure… But, […]

A woman thinking of what to do after hearing bad news.

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