Decluttering, health, love

Intentional Love & Loneliness

Talking about loneliness is just as taboo as talking about sex; especially on Valentines Day. To destigmatize loneliness, I will share my intimate dance with this feeling. After decluttering my home I took a magnifying glass to other areas of my life that needed decluttering (people, work, time and mental and physical health) . Deep… Continue reading Intentional Love & Loneliness

All Over the Place, health

Part 1: #mendancetoo

Dance floor + DJ + a great baseline +Me = Kenya somewhere in the middle of the floor jammin' and rockin' it out.

health, Konmari

KonMari’d – My Way

I have chosen joy and my home as my sanctuary.  If I am not at work or stretching out my ache bones in a yoga class or dancing away my stresses on someone's dance floor you can probably find me chillin' in my sanctuary.  Now that I have KonMari'd (yeah I added a "d" to… Continue reading KonMari’d – My Way

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Mindfulness, Gratitude and Compassion

This phase, the phase of getting older and the real life "stuff" will continue to bring about difficult decisions and challenges. As I watch both my parents battle with cancer, I put on my oxygen mask first and love on them even harder and more deliberately. And I as love on them, I love on… Continue reading Mindfulness, Gratitude and Compassion

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KonMari & Letting Go

My head is throbbing from over-purging! I am emotionally and physically exhausted. As I sit here I stop and stand before you in my polka dot red and white onesie with my right-hand lifted, I confess to you that I am an organized hoarder! Yes, Kenya the one who organizes Swap Parties and purges with… Continue reading KonMari & Letting Go

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My Ayurveda Journey

Four months ago I hit the Amazon Prime Buy Now button and soon after cracked opened my first book on Ayurveda, The Science of Self Healing, by Vasant Lad. Three books later I have had at least four Ayurveda consultations, a three night stay at an Ayurveda resort and a total lifestyle change. What is Ayurveda?… Continue reading My Ayurveda Journey

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You Skinny!

TO BE SKINNY AND BLACK In the Black community when someone says you are skinny it's not a compliment.  It's  more of a put-down and it's perfectly acceptable to tell someone they need to gain weight. But wait, don't you dare say to someone they need to shed a few pounds.  If you don't meet… Continue reading You Skinny!