“It’s not somebody’s fault if their father was an abusive alcoholic, but it’s for damn sure their responsibility to figure out how they’re gonna deal with those traumas and try to make a life out of it.” Will Smith
A friend and former mentor of mine said something yesterday that was brilliant. She said:
“You don’t get to decide whether or not the drama shows up.
You get to decide what you do in the midst of that drama.”
It reminded me of the Will Smith video that’s been making the rounds on Facebook ...continue reading...
“Some people die at 25 and aren’t buried until 75.” Benjamin Franklin
I was in marketing for nearly 20 years. I worked for some small, niche companies as well as some of the largest, global corporations in the world.
One thing remained constant: I worked hard; really hard.
I used to tell people who would interview with me that they needed to be prepared to do the work of 3 people at any other company if they wanted to work here, because the expectations were high and there was always so much to do.
Because this mantra of working ...continue reading...
“When she transformed into a butterfly, the caterpillars spoke not of her beauty, but of her weirdness. They wanted her to change back into what she had always been. But she had wings.” Dean Jackson
As women, we’re constantly evolving.
As spiritual beings, we’re waking up.
As seekers, we’re becoming more self-aware.
As mothers and wives, we’re realizing it’s time to put our needs first.
This means we’re changing….growing….developing;
We’re becoming more ourselves.
We’re getting in touch with our needs.
In many cases, we’re feeling emotions and sensations that we’ve never known before.
So we want the kind of ...continue reading...