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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!

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Fall Equinox Detox 2018

  To say I had a fabulous summer is an understatement; I shared time and space with some of the most amazingly kind, and funny, and loving people. My toes were grounded in the sand, I visited my namesake!, my skin soaked up some rays and I laughed and cried with those dear to me.… Continue reading Fall Equinox Detox 2018

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The Shift

Many of us have life experiences or incidents that create an emotional or psychological shift in how we see ourselves and the world around us. From 2008-2009 the shift for me involved my reproductive health and the loss of five people within eight months.  My 2008 diagnosis and surgery for stage four endometriosis was life… Continue reading The Shift

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M.H. Awareness Month

  Sometimes it’s ok if the only thing you did today was breathe.  - Halle Berry   Yes, it’s June and I am just now doing my May Mental Health Awareness Month post. I'm only a few days late; truth being I tried to write this post in May, but I was working on my own mental… Continue reading M.H. Awareness Month

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My Birthday – Spring Equinox

  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