How to Unmask the Real You

Are you being honest with yourself? If you are walking around and only acknowledging what you like about your life and ignoring the rest…you are fooling yourself. I mean, how do you expect to grow and be more when you do not acknowledge who you are now? I can admit that it does feel good…

Living Out Loud; Without Apology

OK, maybe I need to explain myself. For the rest of this year, 2020, I am not going to be self conscious, not going to be concerned about what people think of me, not going to try too hard, not going to care if people think I am showing off or begging for attention. I…

10 Health Benefits of Ginger That Have Made Me a Big Fan

Ginger is said to be one of the healthiest spices on the planet. Loaded with bioactive compounds and nutrients, it has very powerful benefits for your brain as well as your body. Ginger is a flowering plant that finds its origin in China. It belongs to the Zingiberacesae family and it is related to turmeric…

Vitamin K- The Forgotten

Vitamin K is a group of compounds. There is K1 which is found in plants. K2 is synthesized in our intestinal tract and present in animal products and fermented food. Vitamin K has a reputation for promoting blood clotting. It also contributes to strong bones and heart, lowering cancer risks, and protects against diabetes and…

Sipping Tea: The Benefits of Chamomile

So I am a lover of tea. I used to drink a lot of sweet tea but now I am strictly hot teas and I do not sweeten them so I try a lot of different flavors to get my mind off of wanting to sweeten them. So chamomile is made using dried chamomile flowers….

Have You Heard Of Smudging?

Have you heard of smudging? It is becoming more popular as of late but Native Americans and indigenous people have burned sage for centuries as a part of a spiritual ritual to cleanse a person or space of negative energy, and to promote healing and wisdom. It has been used since Roman times to treat…

Comparison Can Bring You, Joy, Too!

Sometimes we watch people “come up” and the green-eyed monster shows up on our shoulders making us wonder why they are getting the things that we have been longing for. Friends are getting new jobs, new lovers, getting engaged or married, having babies, buying nice things, becoming famous, getting promoted and/or getting recognized. We can…

Why Your Squad May Be Hurting You

Ok, so let’s talk about your squad. I am proud to say that I am an introvert but I am a timely social butterfly when life calls for it. At the same  time, I would love to have a squad like that show “Girlfriends.” They had a little bit of everything and that is what…

5 Things We Need To Stop Saying

“The mind is everything. What you think you become.” -Buddha This is something I have really had my mind on lately! I have been working on thinking about what I am thinking about. It really makes a huge difference in my day…my attitude about what is happening for me, what I am doing, how much…

Happy Birthday To Me!

This year has been all about me trusting myself. I was really bad at doing that. I have to confess that I did not trust myself and I was a severe overthinker. I am using year 46 to trust myself and use my time doing as opposed to thinking about doing. In other words, I…