I was invited to speak and facilitate a workshop with teen girls at the Bridge Intensive Prevention Services in Philadelphia. My topic was defining love and beauty. I incorporated poems from my book, "A Maze In Love" and shared my journey in discovering the value of self love and acceptance; this encouraged the young ladies … Continue reading Teen Workshop
Although every day may not be your most happiest, fulfilling or amazing day, we hve small, large and in between amazing milestones happen in our lives that deserve to not only be celebrated but also deposited into our “Amazing Things” jar.
“You can be the moon and still be jealous of the stars” ~Gary Allan During my last night in sunny California, I decided to offer up my gratitude and meditate on the balcony. I lit an aromatic frankincense and mehr incense, purchased from Shades of Afrika, and a candle to set the mood with the … Continue reading Shine On
"Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths" Etty Hillesum I just celebrated another revolution around the sun and am ever so grateful. I am energetic, optimistic and the number of times I’ve revolved around the sun does not show on my face! I practice … Continue reading Relax Relate Breathe
“You’ll find that life is still worthwhile, if you just smile” ~Charlie Chaplin It has been scientifically proven that smiling releases endorphins that boost our moods. The bigger the smile, either from turning up the corners of our mouths to flashing our teeth, determines the level of those feel good hormones that are shot out … Continue reading Smile
It's been a while friends- but I'm back! I have buckled down and completed my book, a poetry compilation titled "A Maze In Love", now available on Amazon.com, and I'm full of a myriad of emotions. I feel a huge sense of accomplishment by checking my book off on my list, I am proud, and … Continue reading A Maze In Love
Valentine’s Day historically has been a day that couples use to express their affection for one another. But where does that leave the happily content singles, the hopeless romantics patiently awaiting the arrival of Mr. or Mrs. Right or the puppy love hungry teens who have been subliminally taught that if no one is woo’ing you, you should stay home and boo hoo hoo (as movies may suggest)?
I'm going to share ideas on destination and travel buddy selection so that your dream vacation doesn't end up a nightmare! Here are some things to take into consideration when choosing your destination so that your travel story is a happy tale!
“When we clear the physical clutter from our lives, we literally make way for inspiration and ‘good orderly direction’ to enter” ~ Julia Cameron I have hoarding tendencies. I like to see a little clutter of jewelry, coins and receipts on my dresser; no sooner than i put my shoes in their prospective places, they're … Continue reading Release and Receive
Whenever Walmart puts their seasonal cake mixes on clearance, I grab a few and stash them in my pantry. They always come in handy for a bake sale the children may have, or in this case, a hostess gift.