Remembering Mommy…16 Years Later

Remembering Mommy…16 Years Later

Black Excellence, Empower & Inspire, More About Chanee’
As of today, my mother has been gone for sixteen years. Sixteen years of her not hugging me.Sixteen years of not getting her advice.Sixteen years of her not fussing at me for not answering my phone while I'm out.Sixteen years of ups, downs, pain, and joy. It's hard for me to talk about her because I hate thinking about her in the past tense. This year I knew I wanted to put something out on the blog, but I didn't know where to start. I started googling ideas and found a list of journal prompts for grief. I decided to use a few to reminisce about the best woman I've ever known. It helped a little. So, here goes… In a few sentences, what was your mother like?Mommy was fun-loving,…
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21 Things to START Doing in 2021

21 Things to START Doing in 2021

Empower & Inspire
January 2021 is off to an interesting start. Whew! The other day I posted a list of things to stop doing in 2021.Today, let's focus on things we should do more. 1. Do the things you say you’re going to do 2. Set boundaries 3. Say what you mean and mean what you say 4. Take care of yourself 5. Learn new things 6. Express gratitude daily 7. Conquer a fear or two 8. Drink lots of water 9. Exercise 10. Read more 11. Disconnect when needed 12. Laugh a lot 13. Dream big 14. Work towards your dream 15. Ask for help 16. Speak highly of yourself 17. Be optimistic 18. Cut things out of your life that don’t serve you in a positive way 19. Be consistent 20.…
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21 Things To Stop Doing in 2021

21 Things To Stop Doing in 2021

Empower & Inspire
Happy New Year 2021 and all that jazz!I hope this new day/week/year finds you well. With a new year often comes a new set of goals and achievements, people begin to set for themselves.I am all for and about setting goals and creating action plans to achieve those goals. An action plan usually includes a list of things you need to do and the steps you need to take to reach your goals. And that's great, continue with the action plan, but there are some things you're going to have to let go of, too. Below is a list of things you can stop doing in 2021 to reach any of the goals you've set for yourself. 1. Accepting less than you deserve 2. Caring about what other people think…
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