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
This year I asked the heavens above to bring more kindhearted, funny and like minded people into my life. As I have ventured through new spaces and to new places, surprisingly I have met some of the most sincere and down to earth folk. This was especially true during my trip to and throughout Sri… Continue reading TALK TO STRANGERS
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!
This summer I took my 20th trip to Africa and my first trip to my namesake, Kenya. I decided this year I had to check it off the list because I was tired of the annoying question, ”Have you ever been to Kenya?” When I reply “No” people look at with me with such dismay… Continue reading My Namesake
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
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
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