Learning to Say “Yes”

A group of ladies and I are reading Shonda Rhimes’ New York Times Bestselling Novel, “Year of Yes.” So far it has proven to be a very witty but powerful novel about self-reflection and change. To avoid revealing the story, I’ll just say this, Shonda relates how years of saying “no” to new engagements andContinue reading “Learning to Say “Yes””

Experiencing Ghana

February is not only a month for celebrating love. It’s also Black History Month. In America, it’s a time to remember and highlight important events and individuals who have made significant contributions in attaining equal rights and improving the quality of life for African Americans and the entire country. As an African American and aContinue reading “Experiencing Ghana”

What Type of Couple are You?

Well next week is Valentine’s Day and I’m still on the topic of love. So, I must admit that recently I have developed some liking for a new guilty pleasure. Lately, I’ve been watching one or two or maybe even three of those petty gossip sitcoms on tv, am I the only one? They nowContinue reading “What Type of Couple are You?”

Friday Feelings

The feeling today is “Respect” as in respect for a perfected skill. Trust me, this was much harder than it looks, but without a harness or rope, he climbed that tree in about 35 secs flat. His only concern when climbing was that we were “recording him good”. “Every artist was first an amateur” –Continue reading “Friday Feelings”

How to Not Lose Yourself in Unhealthy Relationships

It’s February, the month we celebrate love, relationships, and even friendships. It’s also the perfect time to perform a little self-reflection. After all, for any relationship to work well, it takes two or more individuals, including you, having a sense of who you are and committing to being respectful, open and honest with each other.Continue reading “How to Not Lose Yourself in Unhealthy Relationships”

Just A Little February Greeting

In my home country of Jamaica there is a little saying that goes, “Mi likkle but mi tallawah.” It’s a term that Jamaicans use to say, “I might be little, short or small, but I can do big things.” That’s February for me, it’s my “tallawah” month of the year. It promises to be shortContinue reading “Just A Little February Greeting”