Meditation Unlocked: Common Myths and Misconceptions

Although meditation has been practiced for thousands of years, it has not been widely utilized in the West until recently. For many, only a limited view of what meditation is and how it is practiced has been available. Thus, leaving the door wide open for a multitude of myths and misconceptions to take root in the minds of the average person. The intent of this … Continue reading Meditation Unlocked: Common Myths and Misconceptions

Madrid Spain: The Experience

I am an experience seeker and travel is my therapy. Each journey outside of my comfort zone has shifted my perspective. Each journey leads to either an emotional healing, a conscious awakening or a compassionate awareness. Experience as the teacher leaves a deeper impression than any textbook or movie screen can provide. I have grown accustomed to seeking experiences meant to inspire and change how … Continue reading Madrid Spain: The Experience

5 Foods To Boost Your Mood For Fall

  Fall has arrived with cooler temperatures and the urge to nest soon to follow. As the days get shorter and the year comes to an end, energy levels began to wane. Our energy level impacts our mood and our mood plays a major role in our health.  Body awareness is a barometer we can use to check our present disposition and energy level. Body … Continue reading 5 Foods To Boost Your Mood For Fall

Start Your Business To Improve Your Health

  If you had asked me a year ago how my life would look today, my expression would be blank. I had been planning my great escape from corporate America for years but this time last year my plans seemed more solid. Everything seemed so real but I was still hesitant and afraid to make the leap. The company I worked for had just been acquired … Continue reading Start Your Business To Improve Your Health

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Curvy Curly Conscious: Self-Love Day Party

It sounds cliché but I love ‘love’. I am an advocate for self-love because I know what it feels like to not love yourself or to feel like you are not enough. Like most people, I had to learn how to love myself as an adult. I knew my parents, family, and friends loved me but I was never taught how to love myself. It … Continue reading Curvy Curly Conscious: Self-Love Day Party

Mindfulness for Career Success

Only true yoga practitioners understand the phrase ‘yoga for everybody’.  Learning mindfulness, yoga and meditation enhance your soft skills. What you learn in your practice can be transferred to other areas of your life.  These attributes are also great characteristic to increase your success in any career.  Soft skills show how well you work with others. When a potential employer looks at two candidates that are evenly matched, … Continue reading Mindfulness for Career Success

The Experience: Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life with Iyanla Vanzant

An Afternoon with Iyanla Vanzant On Sunday, July 29th I got the chance to spend four hours in the presence of six-time New York Times best-selling author and spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant. It honestly didn’t feel like four hours. Iyanla was funny, transparent, authentic, engaging and nurturing as she shared her life story. The first book I ever read by Iyanla was “In the Meantime: Finding Yourself … Continue reading The Experience: Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life with Iyanla Vanzant

How to Deal with Toxic Co-Workers

As a former Accounting Manager, managing people was both one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences of my life. It was my daily responsibility to balance upper managements expectations to my direct reports abilities and personalities. In addition to managing productivity, I had to maintain an environment conducive for my team to excel in. I also had to help my team members manage their … Continue reading How to Deal with Toxic Co-Workers

The Power of Treating Yourself at a Retreat

In a world, where portable devices and social media makes us accessible always, there is now a greater need to find ways to unplug completely for our overall well-being.  Unlike vacations and weekend getaways, retreats are being sought out more often since they meet a unique need and interest. Retreats tend to have itineraries and activities planned that follow a theme.   Themes range from … Continue reading The Power of Treating Yourself at a Retreat