Get Inspired! Series: Who & Where Do You Go For Yours?

I wanted to take some time out today to express my appreciation for you, the reading audience. Regardless of what place you are on your path, the speed which you travel or the weather along the way it’s your continued drive in completing the journey that uplifts us all.

We have these conversations online so we can make adjustments in the real world. This got me thinking. Would you like to hear about what others are up to? I research public figures to provide examples, but I see regular folks doing extraordinary things every day. Some readers share their achievements via social networks, but not everyone uses them. We talk about change and I think it would be nice to congratulate each other for our progress.

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Because Of Boys!

I’ve been jamming to the 2007 remake of ‘A Cause Des Garcons’ by French group YELLE (who makes for a fun and energetic live show thanks to the near all-teen audience jumping up and down for an hour or so).

I was just singing along in the bits of French I know but decided to go for a full translation and wow! A matter-of-fact message about some of the angst we women may feel when it comes to the opposite sex.

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Inspirational Quotes Series: Mark Twain

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. Hang out with friends who are like-minded and who are also designing purpose-filled lives. Similarly, be that kind of a friend for your friends.

~ Mark Twain


Why Meditation Is A Great Way To Recharge From Stressful Living

I’ve been reading a wonderful booklet titled, “Meditations For Women Who Do Too Much” by Anne Wilson Schaef.

 Living In Balance

We’ve discussed at length all of the ways black women in particular are forcibly trained to go against human nature to self-sacrifice life and limb for “community”. Many women go overboard and it might be reflected in how they relate to others. Being domineering, pushy or sneakily manipulative instead of straightforward are ways that women try to compensate for abandoning  their inherent power or compensating for misplaced priorities.

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