We March

I am still energized from attending the Women’s March this past weekend, alongside hundreds of other women and men. I’m not sure why there were only hundreds of people, as opposed to thousands. Maybe because we are living in the time of Covid. While attending, I was filled with feelings of empowerment, knowing that we … Read more

Why Do We Glorify Busyness?

I am the queen bee of being busy! I look at projects in the eye and dare them to ruffle my feathers. I have purposely kept my calendar overscheduled most of my adult life, fearing I might not have something to do. I admit I am afraid to be bored. I will look for things … Read more

3 Ways Women Can Boost Business Skills For Post-Pandemic Career Success

Whether you’ve lost your job due to COVID-19 or you’d like to translate your skills into a new career within growing industries like e-commerce, virtual learning, robotics, or cybersecurity, now is the perfect time to further your education, join a professional organization, and build stronger leadership skills. Plus, there are so many things you can … Read more

I Am A Mother

I am a mother, and one among the Mothers I feel the stinging of tears When I watch another grainy film Another life snuffed out, so young in years   Shot in the back Tased in the face I watch in horror, its disgrace   Without due process murder now acceptable Because of skin color, … Read more

Rock The Vote!

As I write this post, there are 48 days left until November 3rd — election day. And like all of you, there has been a lot on my mind and this year’s presidential election is now at the top of my list. Even though things are looking pretty bleak in the political world these days, … Read more

The Power of Forgiveness

I am responsible for my happiness. Peace does not come when I point fingers. I own my thoughts, words, actions, and behaviors. I take ownership of my life. The outside world does not dictate my inner world. Only I hold the key to my happiness. I blame no one for any unwanted feelings. I know … Read more

New Normal vs. New Better

Recently, I just heard the phrase “new normal vs. new better”. What does that mean? I can start by saying that the previous normal is no longer. And, I don’t think it’s a new normal because there’s nothing normal about what we all are going through right now. Life has been turned upside down for … Read more

Setting Boundaries

It is creating a line that marks the limits of an area, a dividing line. Many areas in life need boundaries. However, setting them can be a complicated process.  Depending on your personality, setting boundaries may make you feel fabulous and empowered, or it may make you feel like you are hurting the people around … Read more

How Women Can Make A Living (And Survive In) The Recession

The recession has been hard on everyone, but women, in particular, are experiencing diverse challenges. From carrying the bulk of household responsibilities to finding ways to support their families financially, out-of-work women and stay-at-home moms need solutions. Luckily, earning an income might be the easiest part of dealing with the recession’s impacts. How Are Women … Read more

I’m Moving Out

I think it was January or February of 1989. It had to be one of those months because it was ass cold outside as I was standing at a bus stop in Chicago, waiting to catch a ride home with my dear friend. We were wearing dress shoes and our Class A military uniforms (for … Read more