Acres Homes – Historically Black Everything

Acres Homes – Historically Black Everything

Have y’all ever heard of a place called Acres Homes (Acreage Home)? We call it the “4-4”, but you have to say it right if you call it that. It’s “fo fo”. Not four four. Not forty four. “Fo. Fo.” A lot of famous people you may know – from actors, rappers, & singers to…

SCS – How’s Your Mental Health?

Hi again friends & neighbors! I posted this video on all my social media channels because its just that important. If you’ve been here before you know that I am a huge mental health advocate. Having struggled with chronic depression & anxiety for more than 2 decades, I finally learned to prioritize, manage, and channel…

The Best Place To Be Is Exactly Where We Are

The Best Place To Be Is Exactly Where We Are

Hi again friends & neighbors. Back with a word from my cousin, The Chaplain. Today & everyday, we’re acknowledging that the best place to be is exactly where we are. He shares words of wisdom & little nuggets with me regularly and sometimes his words really resonate with me & my beliefs. This is one…

The Power of Doing Your Soul’s Work

The Power of Doing Your Soul’s Work

Good morning! Today let’s consider that creating a life that reflects your values and satisfies your soul is a rare achievement. Ambition is only understood if it is to rise to the top of some imaginary ladder of success. Someone who takes an undemanding job because it affords them the time to pursue other interests and…

Moving Through, Moving On & Growing

Moving Through, Moving On & Growing

Hi friends! Today let’s consider how long are we going to hold on to the things that are not working in our best interests? Things that are not fulfilling? Things that are no longer productive? How long are we going to overdo, over-give, or overindulge, trying to convince ourselves and others that we are worthy?…

Black History is Our History

Black History is Our History

Hi again friends & neighbors!  While we are all celebrating OUR history, Black history this month & always, I am reflecting on my family’s personal history, legacy, and future. First a little backstory… 2019 was a year… I mean it was a MUTHA of a year. You may already know that we lost my dear…

Declutter Your Digital Life For A More Abundant New Year

Declutter Your Digital Life For A More Abundant New Year

Every year we all start talking about getting & keeping our lives organized.  Kitchens, offices, closets; using planners for the family’s activities, the garden, chores… you name it!  Am I right or is that just me? Nothing much has changed about that except… this year I’m making a point to declutter my digital life too. …

Let’s Talk About Self-Worth

Let’s Talk About Self-Worth

Hey there friends. Today let’s consider that a truly healthy sense of self-worth is more than a head trip. Self-worth requires more than repeating flowery affirmations to convince ourselves that we believe certain things about us. Self-worth is NOT a by-product of other’s opinions about us and our abilities. Self-worth is an understanding on the…

5 Morning Rituals To Start The Day Off Right

5 Morning Rituals To Start The Day Off Right

Morning y’all! Notice I didn’t say “good morning”.   I do think everyday is a good day because it’s a gift we are not guaranteed to get.  But if I’m being honest, I am not a morning person.  Anyone who knows me will tell you that & to beware until you see me with coffee in…

Taking A Step Into Self-love & Acceptance

Taking A Step Into Self-love & Acceptance

Good morning friends. Today let’s consider that it’s difficult to be around people who are trying to be perfect—perfectly healthy, perfectly polite, perfectly poised, perfectly controlled. Remember that being human means being imperfect, being flawed. [click_to_tweet tweet=”being human means being imperfect, being flawed” quote=”being human means being imperfect, being flawed”] Let’s allow ourselves to just…