During one of my daily check-ins with mom (a digression from our outburst of laughter and news updates from her on R. Kelly and Trump) we got on the topic of how many places I have lived. Not states or countries, but actual residences. The total was well over twenty, maybe 25ish! Last year my… Continue reading Home Sanctuary
Dance floor + DJ + a great baseline +Me = Kenya somewhere in the middle of the floor jammin' and rockin' it out.
Happy Mother’s Day to all the mamas, aunties, sisters, mentors, big cousins and elder friends. If you are a woman more than likely you have shared your motherly love with someone. From birth I have been taken care of by many women, not just my mom; so to all of them I say thank you!… Continue reading My Guardian Angels
Is winter over yet?! When my birthday arrives that means winter is officially over and it's time for sunshine and fun time! My birthday, March 20th, is on the first day of spring/the spring equinox. This day has always had special meaning to me, which is why for the past 7 years on my… Continue reading My Birthday – Spring Equinox
Don't Be Careless With Other's Hearts “Be the one who nurtures and builds. Be the one who has an understanding and a forgiving heart one who looks for the best in people. Leave people better than you found them.” - M. J. Ashton As the media spreads red hearts and roses across our screens and… Continue reading Don’t Be Careless
As you may have noticed, I am once again single in the city! Most people either really love dating or completely dread it; I am somewhat in the middle. Truth be told, I am good at dating. Unfortunately, I can tell you how to get a man, but I damn sure can’t give you advice on how to keep him! One of my biggest challenges with being single is the negative commentary about being a single Black woman in her 40's. The second hardest part about being single is filtering out all the negativity about dating Black men. Wait…. Let me be clear, the negativity is not all coming from white people. This is Black on Black crime! Let’s call it what it is! Are you an offender?
In my last post I wrote about the Danish practice of hygge. So that people aren't left wondering "what is Kenya talking about now," I decided to go into more detail for y'all! Three years ago I made a career change and it feels like for two of those years my personal life became secondary… Continue reading Hygge: Kenya Style
Part I: Celebrating Black Men - Gratitude & Compassion Thank You To My Homies It’s amazing how God puts the right people in your life at the right time. This summer I experienced a painful break-up that knocked the breath out of me. You know, the kind of heartbreak that makes it hard to breathe some days?! The most… Continue reading Part I – Celebrating Black Men
The yoga mat, on the floor It’s more than that, it’s a metaphor A way of life – Stic For the past three months I have surrounded myself with good vibes and good tribes; making every effort to avoid toxic people, music and food. To ensure my day is off to a productive start and… Continue reading Yoga Mat, It’s a Metaphor
GETTING READY FOR 2018 When the New Year arrives, I want to be the best version of myself. In the past I would wait until January 1st to set goals and to heal my body from all that it endured the previous year. I'd eat all the holiday junk food for the month of November… Continue reading Control, Strengthen and Slow Down