#relationships

Two Months Left in 2017

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We have less than two months left in 2017, so I decided to write about the past few months. In July, I had individuals from all various chapters of my life come together for one weekend to celebrate me passing my Oral Defense and closing the chapter of my Ph.D. journey. It meant a lot to have my support system fly in town from all over and locally to share in our success. Each and everyone who attended played an intricate part in my journey to the finish line. In… Read More »Two Months Left in 2017

My Tribe 

As I am sitting at my desk making a list of people that I am going to invite to my upcoming dinner party, I’m thinking about how I am grateful to have a great tribe of friends and family members who support me unconditionally. My tribe consists of individuals who have remained consistent, genuine, and loyal. The five closest people in our lives are a direct reflection of our values and integrity. They are the mirror of our choices. Everyone we include in our lives is a part of our… Read More »My Tribe 

🎂🍸34…………………the year of NO & growth!

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Each year our birthday comes around & we began reminiscing about the past, the ups & down, and relationships that ended and began. This year has been about change, growth, heartbreak, closing and starting new chapters, and discovering what I truly deserve but not knowing and being fearful of what the future holds. I will admit, it can be scary when you come face to face with our reality that we are in a place we don’t want to be in anymore. That can be a feeling or a situation.… Read More »🎂🍸34…………………the year of NO & growth!

Daily Inspiration

At dinner, the other night I was asked the question “what is your biggest regret?” I am far from perfect and yes I have some flaws, but I try to live my life without any regrets. Everything happens for a reason and the relationships we entered, stayed in, or ended taught us necessary lessons. It is easy to be negative about our past mistakes and unhappiness. But it is much more healing to look at ourselves and our past in the light of experience, acceptance, and growth. Our past is a… Read More »Daily Inspiration

What about your friends?

Two years ago I stretched across my hotel bed and journaled some of my feelings, and the words are still resonating with me today. After a long day of presenting, I came back to my room and began reflecting on the past month. This month I had many things going on, and it turned out to be very successful regarding my career, but I noticed that my friend list was on a decline. Blogging has become a stress relief for me in the midst of my crazy life. So when I… Read More »What about your friends?