7 Reasons Everyone’s Talking about Encanto…and NOT Bruno!

“We don’t talk about Bruno. No. No. We don’t talk about Bruno… BUT!”  Almost daily, Encanto lyrics dance down my office hallway. Grown adults sing and dance to the number 1 song on the Billboard charts. It seems everyone IS talking about Bruno, as well as, the entire cast of Disney’s Encanto.  Encanto, which meansContinue reading “7 Reasons Everyone’s Talking about Encanto…and NOT Bruno!”

4 Simple Tips to Stay Calm When Moving

Did you know that on average, an American will move more than 11 times during their lifetime? The chances that you might have made a big move at some point are high. Or perhaps one might be coming in the next few months. As a result, you also might know that moving can be extremelyContinue reading “4 Simple Tips to Stay Calm When Moving”

What Autumn Can Teach Us About Diversity

Autumn is filled with a so many nuances that make it special. The scent of cider and cinnamon, apple orchards, pumpkin patches, hayrides, football and scary movie marathons. But, I think the beauty that overtakes the trees is the most noticeable. Hues of gold, scarlet and tangerine begin to decorate the landscape creating a breathtakingContinue reading “What Autumn Can Teach Us About Diversity”

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas – What Mom REALLY Wants

Mother’s Day is coming up this weekend! We spend the day honoring the selflessness of Mom. We spoil her, appreciate her, celebrate her and shower her with gifts. Speaking of gifts, have you purchased her gift yet? If not, don’t worry. I got you. Psssst….Wanna Know A Secret? Hey, come closer. I have a secretContinue reading “Mother’s Day Gift Ideas – What Mom REALLY Wants”

I Don’t See Color Means I Don’t See You

“I don’t see color. I just see you.” For years, I found comfort in those two sentences. They made me feel accepted, like I belonged. I eventually discovered the complete opposite was true. Because others didn’t see my color, neither did I anymore. I lied to myself for years, saying that was a good thing.Continue reading “I Don’t See Color Means I Don’t See You”

How to Embrace Failing Without Embracing Failure

Have you ever felt like a failure? You didn’t get the job.You didn’t pass the test.They chose the other person.They walked away anyway. Yeah, me too. As a recovering perfectionist, it’s easy to find myself trapped by the fear of failure. I’ve felt its sting & embarrassment and being the smarty pants I am, IContinue reading “How to Embrace Failing Without Embracing Failure”

Phylicia Rashad ~ Honoring BHM

Do you remember what you wanted to be when you grew up? I wanted to be a wife and mom…not just any wife & mom. I wanted to be just like Clair Huxtable. Actress. Singer. Stage Director – Phylicia Rashad has been bringing characters to life in our homes and on stage for decades.  HerContinue reading “Phylicia Rashad ~ Honoring BHM”