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    Living Intentionally

    When I turned 35, I made the following post on Facebook and began using the hashtag #35i: It means a lot to feel love from my village! Thanks for all of the posts, calls,…

    June 6, 2022
  • Blog Gratitude

    Finding Peace in Gratitude

    One of the easiest ways to find peace is through gratitude. With mindfulness many think about getting back to their breath. Lately I’ve been also practicing gratitude in addition to those moments of breath.…

    April 20, 2022
  • Grace

    Giving Yourself Grace

    In moments of uncertainty, self-doubt, and unwarranted criticism, it is important to offer yourself grace. …

    April 4, 2022
  • Celebrate

    Celebrating Your Life’s Achievements

    2020 and 2021 were good years for me. They weren’t perfect, but they were good, and I’m grateful for the experiences. I lost my job in March 2020–the same day schools in our county…

    March 7, 2022
  • Boundaries

    Setting Up and Respecting Boundaries

    It’s interesting how boundaries and balance work hand-in-hand. Balancing is choosing how you want to spend your time. Boundaries deals with deciding who and what you will allow to take up space in your…

    January 22, 2022
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    Finding Balance in Life

    If there were one tenet that I was most consistently working on, it is balance.  My friends joke with me and say I must be Jamaican with all of the jobs I had or “you’re…

    April 19, 2021
  • Awareness

    Becoming Aware

    The first time I decided to consistently see a therapist was in 2016, almost 4 years after my mother passed away. I had not so gracefully taken in my sister who was 14, separated…

    April 4, 2021