Hello Tuesday! Can you believe that we are almost halfway through this month! Whoa...time flies when you are engaged in your life 🙂 It's day 11 of the Mindfulness Challenge and I am feeling fairly positive about my progress. Yes, I still scroll my phone sometimes while I am in bed but it's for increasingly … Continue reading My Mindfulness Journey Tools!
Happy Saturday! I hope you all had a productive and wonderful week! I am now on Day 6 of my Mindfulness Challenge and it has been a STRUGGLE. I had so many things on my plate this week - working a temp job, my part-time writing gig, freelance work, church obilgations, kids' activities, and recording … Continue reading What Do I REALLY Want To Gain From Being Mindful?
Happy October! This is one of my absolute favorite months. I love all things Fall (even when it's 80 degrees in VA) including pumpkin flavored foods, cooler mornings, changing leaves, festivals, and Halloween. But, not candy corn. Never candy corn. The kiddos are fully back into the swing of school after a Labor Day week … Continue reading Mindfulness Challenge – The Little Things Are Not So Small
Happy Saturday! Tomorrow kicks off my personal 21-day mindfulness challenge! I am already starting to take note of how I need to improve my daily interactions with others as well as my own routines. I didn't realize how much my mind wanders to the overwhelming to-do list looming ahead or the regrets of yesterday … Continue reading Mindfulness Challenge Prep: What Do I Want To Change?
Yesterday, I encountered an amazing opportunity. HuffPost Live did a segment on the untimely passing of popular blogger Karyn Washington. Sadly, she died from suicide recently and it opened up a larger issue about mental health, suicide, and depression in the Black community. I had a lot of experience with this topic. First, I have … Continue reading Being Transparent – Speak Up and Save Someone