The Maya Mindset: Embracing Your Individuality

Visionary legend Maya Angelou, known for her 1969 debut novel, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, among many other award-winning compositions, exemplifies the unshakable fearlessness and grace cultivated among someone who embraces their individuality. Angelou was the first black woman in the 20th-century to release an autobiography that reached such a large, comprehensive audience. Documenting…

Adjusting to Uncertainty

Our entire life consists of some level of uncertainty. Events occur that are inevitably out of our control. Change is difficult and frightening at times. But with change, beautiful parts of ourselves are revealed that we never even knew existed. Surrendering ourselves to uncertainty allows us to be vulnerable and leads us down a road…

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Making a Big Decision

Consider for a second how many decisions we make each day. What time will we wake up, what will eat for breakfast? Will we take the freeway to work or side streets. Our present life is a result of our past decisions. Our current choices determine our future. Some options you make are minor and…

Mindfulness in Mayhem: How to Live an Exemplary Life

Mindfulness is the state of being consciously aware and fully present in our everyday life. Its when we refrain from judgment and reacting irrationally to our environment. Through mindfulness, we bring awareness to our thoughts, emotions, and physical wellbeing. When we are mindful, we exemplify resilience and strength, guiding us through times of perceived mayhem. …

Failing Forward: Finding Your Superpower

The purpose of this post is to continue a conversation on elevating our perception of self-worth. If you haven’t done so already, check out my post on Your Superpower here. Have you ever considered why we glorify and often try to emulate celebrities? Too often are we comparing our lives to others; we feel duped…

Your Superpower

If someone asked, “what makes you, you? “ would you immediately know how to respond? How would you narrate your story? As simple as this question may sound, many of us would have a hard time answering. The reason for this is multifaceted. A common reason why people are unable to boast about their innate…

Habits of Women Who Set Healthy Boundaries

A life of fulfillment often does not equate to how much money you have in your bank account or how many friends you have. The titles behind your name, often desired and a symbol of hard work and dedication, is not a one way stop to feelings of joy and gratitude. High-achieving people often face…