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Dealing with the Death of a Loved One

In recent weeks, several clients, colleagues, friends, and family members have experienced the death of a loved one. The circumstances were different for each loved one. However, there are many commonalities we all share when dealing with the death of a loved one. Regardless of how you feel and the circumstances, grief is normal.   Anger, frustration, sadness, worry, uncertainty, etc.  It’s all normal and part … Continue reading Dealing with the Death of a Loved One

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Redefining Who You Are: Reclaiming Your Labels and Living for Yourself

“Don’t let nobody tell you what to do.” “Be a leader, not a follower.” Growing up, especially in the African American community, we have heard these “proverbs” all our lives. We were told at a young age to not follow the crowd, to march to the beat of your own drum. But no one ever warned us of the scrutiny that would follow if our … Continue reading Redefining Who You Are: Reclaiming Your Labels and Living for Yourself

Is it Time to Forgive?

  What’s a relationship without trust? This can be within any type of relationship, from your childhood teacher, to your pastor, to your mother, to your significant other, to your dog. If there isn’t a level of trust, love, respect, and understanding then what’s the point of wasting any time at all, right? For so long men and women stay stuck in an empty relationship … Continue reading Is it Time to Forgive?

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I Could Have Died Trying to Build a Brand and Grow My Business

Don’t Die Trying to Build a Brand and Grow A Business In business,  there are so many triggers in the workplace that can cause stress. I talk about this because I recently experienced what being overwhelmed and being under stress can do to you. Running my own small business and doing it all proved to be much more than I wanted to admit. It nearly … Continue reading I Could Have Died Trying to Build a Brand and Grow My Business

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Mental Health Matters: 7 Tools to Silence the Shame

Voices of Hope On July 22, I had the opportunity to attend the Haven House Mental Health Conference hosted by The House of Hope in Decatur, GA. Anchor Hospital was the premier sponsor along with several conference partners. Mental Illness is not a punishment from God.-Rev. Dr. Percy Johnson Rev. Johnson posited that theology and mental health should be integrated. Silence The Shame One of … Continue reading Mental Health Matters: 7 Tools to Silence the Shame

Tools to Help You Detox Your Life

With bettering your life and self-worth, sometimes that means letting go and choosing your happiness. 5 Detox Tools Fix your finances. Look at your previous bank statements and determine what bills you can eliminate to help you save money on a monthly basis. What can you do without? Let go of toxic people. This could be a family member, friend, coworker or remove yourself from a … Continue reading Tools to Help You Detox Your Life

Leo Season is Approaching: 10 Facts You Should Know

It’s Saturday, I’m here in the house watching TV, blogging, and eating pizza with my baby boy Noah. I didn’t have anything major planned for today but errands. So this post is very random brought to you by bored.com. lol. I’m hoping you find it entertaining. If you have been in a relationship with a Leo; have a friend or relative that’s a Leo; or … Continue reading Leo Season is Approaching: 10 Facts You Should Know

Sweet Tooth Lovers Try Pineapple Cream Cheese Mousse Recipe

Desserts can be one of the hardest dishes to pull off. My mother taught me at an early age the basic’s of cooking and preparing soulful food dishes. But I love my modern day cooking. Now there are times when I go all out the way to impress that special someone in my life or my girlfriends stop by for Sunday brunch.  I would cheat … Continue reading Sweet Tooth Lovers Try Pineapple Cream Cheese Mousse Recipe

A Daughter’s Pain and Purpose

Without my Father, my vision would have been nearsighted. My hopes unfulfilled. My destiny towards Greatness, never actualized. -Shanna A. Jefferson I remember the day as if it were yesterday. The words “brain dead” still resonate with me. Certainly, those words weren’t foreign to me as I’ve heard it before but never so directly. The day was Tuesday, October 7, 2008 when I received that … Continue reading A Daughter’s Pain and Purpose

Darius Cooks: Opens Greens and Gravy Restaurant in Historic Westview Neighborhood near Atlanta Beltline

Meet Darius Cooks Now if you don’t know who Darius Cooks is you better start googling right now. Here ya go google.com. Darius Cooks is the epitome of greatness. His vision, unwavering tenacity, and entrepreneurial spirit is so inspiring and empowering. Darius has created this empire pursuing his passion while never forgetting his humble beginnings. Darius truly exudes the power of branding, inspiring, and empowering with … Continue reading Darius Cooks: Opens Greens and Gravy Restaurant in Historic Westview Neighborhood near Atlanta Beltline