Welcome to the be + LIFTED 31-Day Commitment Challenge! To commence your journey, I want you to know that from this day forward, you don’t have to settle for what life has thrown at you. Instead, you are the Creator of what your future holds. This is your time. I’ve thrown the pen your … Continue reading Be LIFTED Challenge: Week 1 Recap
A few months ago, this little seed of a thought was planted in my mind that I wanted to launch a challenge in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month which commences tomorrow, May 1st. Mental Health is an issue that is near and dear to me for so many reasons, and I am so proud … Continue reading be + LIFTED Challenge: An Introduction
Being a writer is a gift and a curse. The gift, naturally, is your ability to embrace in self-expression and serve others with your words, yet the curse is that defeating moment when you come across someone else's work and wish their words were your own. To remedy this, I often borrow the words of my fellow artists … Continue reading Solitary Love
The thoughts that confine us are often times the same thoughts that have the power to transform us. --Darryn K. Robinson I recently read an interesting little tidbit on thought patterns, and it proposed something that for the average human, we have about 50,000 thoughts per day. 50. Thousand. Thoughts. My mind was blown. … Continue reading be + TRANSFORMED
I have nothing against repetition, so I have no shame, I'll make this point again. I don't dread endings the way some people do; I actually celebrate nearing a full cycle because I'm all about what comes after a completion of sort. With an end comes new beginnings. We get to experience these brief … Continue reading be + RENEWED
I love endings. I really do. Even when it's painful or sad and we're not seeing the light at the end of the tunnel, I know that endings signify growth, change, and renewal. When I think about the force of the Universe, we have so many opportunities to start anew, I'm really at a loss … Continue reading New Year, Better You
I know, I know. I just couldn't resist the clichés of the holiday spirit for this post. And to be honest, actually taking a moment to reflect on this gem of a word really brought about a renewed appreciation for what this time of the year really embodies. I find it absolutely no coincidence that … Continue reading be + MERRY!