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Saying Affirmations Daily…A Technique to Thrive

Saying Affirmations Daily…A Technique to Thrive

Affirmations has been a part of my life for over 15 years now. It has helped me manifest jobs, money, romantic partners, homes, and opportunities. The best well-crafted words spoken with enthusiasm, joy, conviction, and trust can transform the most hopeless situations. A famous author, Louise L. Hay spoke about the power of words sown to heal the body through affirmations in “You can Heal Your Life”. Literally, life and death is on the tongue. My son responds very sensitively…

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Reflection…A Way To Thrive

Reflection…A Way To Thrive

My Mama always I told me, I am a thinker. I generally don’t impulsively jump to make decisions. Inspiration comes. I chew on it, like a horse chews on hay, slow but steady, opening and closing my jaw until all the morsels reach my palate. Then I swallow deep and long with water in every mouthful to quench my throat. That is the way I have always done it. That is the way I always will. Each bite is very…

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5 Reasons To Celebrate You Everyday!

5 Reasons To Celebrate You Everyday!

Today is my Birthday. Most people in the United States make a big deal about celebrating milestones as birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, graduations, new jobs, promotions, and retirements. Birthdays only come around once a year. If we only celebrate our triumphs, victories, abilities, and successes once a year, it can make the days become long and boring. Instead celebrate you on a daily Basis. Celebrating You does always mean treating yourself to lunch, throwing a big party, or getting that last…

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Unconditional Love and Acceptance of Your Child

Unconditional Love and Acceptance of Your Child

The single most important thing you can give to your child, is unconditional love and acceptance.  Loving and accepting your child JUST THE WAY THEY ARE, will by far be the biggest gift you can give them.  Every child wants love and acceptance, and it can be even argued that acceptance of children that are not neurotypical is even a greater need.  Society often points out the differences of special needs children.  Doctors, teachers, other kids, point out behaviors, physical appearance,…

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SLEEP

SLEEP

SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSLLLLLLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEPPPPPPPPP!!!!!! We all know we need it. I think we can remember our mothers telling us we need a good night’s rest for school in the morning. But do we carry that practice into adulthood? Sometimes we pass up on sleep to be more productive, thinking we are being short-changed by the number of hours in the day. If we could just get that housework completed, that homework assignment done, or a head start on the project for work, we…

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Taking Care of Me

Taking Care of Me

For the last three weeks, my Sun has been ill, very ill, to the point of hospitialization. A cold and ear infection turned into pneumonia and dehydration.  I put everything on hold. Business, housework, friends, everything.  My main focus was tending to my Sun’s needs.  As days turned into weeks,  I realized that even though my Sun was sick, I needed to preserve my energy so I could be of benefit to him.  Frankly, at times I was running on…

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My Sun

My Sun

 This is my Isaiah. He is 10 years old now. Never knew how one person could be so impactful in my life. Just a decade ago, my world was all about me. What dance class I was going to attend, what I needed to do to prepare for the next Nyahbhinghi gathering, making money, my man, and my fiends. Over the last decade I have learned to truly prioritize and focus on what is truly important. Now instead of preparing…

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5 Things to Plan When You are Gone

5 Things to Plan When You are Gone

It may sound morose, however death is a natural part of life that we all must face. For parents of special needs children, the thought of our impending death is a very scary thought. What will happen to my dependent child is a thought that has literally kept me up late at night and brought me to tears on more than one account. I finally decided to take charge and do something about it.  I just attended a workshop from…

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Want to change your life? Change your thoughts!!!!!

Want to change your life? Change your thoughts!!!!!

Ever wonder why no matter how hard you try you find yourself in the same situation? The people may be different or a different environment however you are virtually in the same boat as before. Dearest Divine,  this is because you have unconsciously accepted some core beliefs that no longer serve you.  Some popular core beliefs that some women hold are, “I am not worthy.” “I am not enough.” “I am dumb.” “I am fat.” “Good things never happen to me.” “I…

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Give yourself a Break TODAY!

Give yourself a Break TODAY!

Motherhood brings a lot of joy . The hugs, the kisses, the sweet I love yous. It can also be very taxing and draining. The constant giving. The unselfishness needed to guide another being into this world. The sacrifice. I am sure each and every mother out there loves their kids. Even if they were unplanned. With all of the giving in motherhood, it is important to take time to replenish the Spirit. To focus on yourself and give yourself…

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