The journey of Love…

Love is a beautiful thing; but it's also a difficult thing. It takes a lot of work. Opening up to someone, letting them in, sharing yourself with them; your good, bad and ugly.  It is a scary thing. At times you love and you don't get the love back, from the person you so badly …

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Internship

I chose to intern at the age of 29, nearing 30. I turned 30 while serving my internship period. A friend of mine asked if I wasn't feeling weird interning at 30 and I asked him, "Why should I?" Goes back to societal expectations which I stopped having time for.  The Genesis Ark Africa is …

Fanciness

Disclaimer: There is no specific order of events I intend to use as I take this self-awareness journey. I will simply write as my words will lead. Now that that's out of the way... Wait, Disclaimer 2: you may find me referencing one Gary Vee a lot. He really is my guy for 2017 so …

Self – Awareness

"Who are you?" A question that seems so simple yet when it is asked, heads get scratched and rather eloquent people begin to stutter. "Who am I?" I have asked myself this question countless times. Who am I, really? Am I my parent's child or my siblings' sister or a colleague or student? Am I …

It’s been a long day

Lucy, back off!!!

Live & Learn

Rich: I want to talk about this idea that is super important, the stories that we tell ourselves, about ourselves, and how we get caught up in these narratives that don’t serve you. Where do these stories come from and how we can decouple that narrative and begin the process of telling ourselves a new story.

Sharon: If you have a prevalent, frequent critical voice, your inner critic, sometimes what’s good is giving it a persona, give it a name. Give it a wardrobe. I have named my inner critic Lucy after the character in the Peanuts comic strip…I see this cartoon where Lucy is in the first frame talking to Charlie Brown and she says: “You know Charlie Brown, the problem with you is that you are you.” And then in the second frame poor Charlie Brown says: “Well, what in the world  can I…

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15days to Go… 

Nothing too elaborate today, just pointers: 1. Abuse is never your fault. Don't ever believe that. Don't deal with it alone. Speak up.  2. Always listen to your children; to what they say and don't. Watch their actions. If you notice the slightest change, probe. Ensure open communication. Don't ever let them feel they're alone …