[Sponsored] My BE Summit

I was paid/compensated by AT&T to be a digital influencer for the Black Enterprise Entrepreneur’s Summit. As always, my thoughts and opinions are my own. They are just giving me a little more access to share certain parts of the summit with you. Okay, let’s start with AT&T and learn a little about how they can […]

April Showers ☔ Bring May Flowers 💐

April showers bring May flowers and I can’t keep up. Last month during the Spring Out of Stress campaign I led for you, I was constantly being attacked. I had to use every strategy and tip I shared with each of you. But I did them. And now the blessings are pouring down on me […]

{#Sponsored} I’m AT&T Influencer for Black Enterprise Entrepreneur’s Summit 2017

I was paid/compensated by AT&T to be a digital influencer for the Black Enterprise Entrepreneur’s Summit. As always, my thoughts and opinions are my own. They are just giving me a little more access to share certain parts of the summit with you. Okay, let’s get to why I’m so excited about this event. It’s […]

How Going Back To A Job Propelled My Journaling Business

I have shared my journey through my blogs, podcast and social media outlets. While a lot of people say they aren’t comfortable being transparent exposing their flaws and failures as I am, I knew that was the only way I could get where I needed to be. Last year, I went back into the classroom. […]

Advocating for Black Mental Health

This is a collection of tweets from the #thrivefiercelychat on Sunday, April 2, 2017. The host is Ms. Imani Pope.  It was a combination of therapists and advocates in addition to others who suffer from a mental illness sharing what they know, been through and ways to help others. As someone who advocates for black […]

Outside The House Documentary Review

I try to keep track of depression, stress and other mental illness articles, updates and stats as much as possible. Especially in the black community. So it was interesting to see this documentary pop up on my Facebook timeline. Why? There is very little information in regards to stats, information, etc when it comes to […]

Mental Detox Matters For Black Teachers

It’s around 12:30a and I know I should be sleep yet I’m up thinking about mental detox. Maybe because I’m speaking at the Texas Alliance for Black School Educators Conference about this topic. Or maybe being a former black educator in public school and reading way too many articles has forced my hand to write […]

Survive 2017

Are you equipped to survive 2017? I am. Even with the chaos of the political climate in our country, I still believe there is opportunity in the midst of it all. How? So glad you asked. When you have a simple mental detox strategy in place, it allows your mind to be open to see opportunities […]

It Was The Best of Times…It Was The Worst of Times

I thought of doing a detailed recap of 2016. But why rehash a challenging, transitional year for me? What I do want to share are the 3 best times of 2016 I experienced and the 3 worst times of 2016. Why? So you know that I, just like you, am learning every single day how […]

Two Years Battling Goliath

Two years ago (September 2014) I received a Google Alert. No big deal, right? I keep them to make sure I know what’s being said about what I do and my industry. But this time it was different. It was a Friday night. And I saw it right there in my face. Someone was using […]