S6E3 Podcast Movement Surprise

Podcast Welcome:  A Toast to Truths is where I share the mental, financial and emotional frustrations of being an entrepreneur. This is Season 6 Episode 3 ‘Podcast Movement Surprise.’ Q:  How do you make the most of an extremely large conference? Part I What I knew about Podcast Movement How I ended up at Podcast […]

My Life Is Mine – Tracee Ellis Ross

This article popped up on my Facebook timeline. I saw Tracee Ellis Ross and knew I had to listen. It was described as what it’s like being 45, unmarried and childless. She stated she opened her journal like any enlightened woman does and started free writing. A person after my own heart. That’s exactly the […]

Working Through Discomfort – Black Creatives

First let me say thank you to Melissa Kimble for asking me to take part in such a great chat within an amazing community. I’ve known her online for years now. The other two guest were Tiffany and Rob. They were dropping gems left and right. The chat was moving so fast I had to […]

Pass The Peace Like We Used To Do

If you’re a Martin ( and I mean the TV show) fan then you sang that title like when Mama Payne, her friend and Pam sang this song, lol. Okay let’s get back on topic. As we get ready to enter the holiday season, peace is what people want but often don’t obtain. We do […]

S6 E2 Growing Pains in Entrepreneurship

Podcast Welcome:  A Toast to Truths is where I share the mental, financial and emotional frustrations of being an entrepreneur. This is Season 6 Episode 2 ‘Growing Pains in Entrepreneurship.’ Q:  How do you deal with growing pains as you’re building your business? Part I Growing pains in our personal life Emotional and mental growing […]

S6E1 Doing Business after Harvey

Podcast Welcome:  A Toast to Truths is where I share the mental, financial and emotional frustrations of being an entrepreneur. This is season 6 episode 1 ‘Doing Business after Harvey’. Q:  Will your business survive a natural disaster? Part I Season 6 theme A recent personal experience The Truth Confidant Houston African American Bloggers Association […]

Not Having Children Is NOT Selfish

{WARNING:  Unpopular Opinion ahead which I hope sparks greater conversation about this topic.} So I’m randomly wasting time on Instagram as I do daily (I’m usually seeing what’s trending, news, updates, random funny posts, etc I am a blogger after all and run a blog association. So it’s my job to stay connected.) Anyway, let […]

I Am NOT The Truth Confidant

Why would I title that? Well some people assume that a business name defines who you are. They are so wrong. I talked about that in an episode of my podcast. The Houston African American Bloggers Association is hosting a 30-Day Blog Challenge. And me being the ever so busy one decided not to do […]

Are You The Toxic Person in the Relationship?

This may be the most revealing yet hardest post I’ve had to write in a very long time. I realized as I was hosting the ‘Summer Journaling Series’ in my Facebook group that I was the toxic person in the relationship. That’s why I’m no longer friends with someone I was truly close with. And […]

Healing from Hurricane Harvey Trauma

Looking at social media and watching the news is just too much to take in right now. It’s heart breaking to see the city I love being washed away in a sense. But the strength and resiliency of the people is why I love Houston. It has been my home for 10 years now. And […]