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You Won’t Be Happy All the Time, and That’s Okay.

Sis. Don't get it twisted. In today's world, folks will complain even about positivity. It's not attainable; it's a quest for the lucky and rich; but what about my problems xy&z.... Check it. Life hasn't been easy for me. I think a lot of folks who don't know me...

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Be Her Now.

Be Her Now.

Homegirl, I see you. Exhausted. Stressed. Run ragged. I know what you’re doing, because I’ve done it too. Are you rushing breathlessly from goal to goal, wondering when it will ever feel like enough? Are you wondering when you can ever--just--chill? Have you been...

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ScriptCraft Writer’s Retreat Is Here!

ScriptCraft Writer’s Retreat Is Here!

So many of us are craving it: A quiet place. No social media. No horrifying news reports. Early mornings alone, just you and your journal. Coffee with a view. Hearty breakfast, invigorating conversation, the whole day to create. A wrap-around porch overlooking the...

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“That Stuff’s in the Past”

“That Stuff’s in the Past”

As you may know, I finished a draft of my memoir and am now revising. Today I’d like to share with you an excerpt I have never shared elsewhere. Content note: this piece contains domestic violence. -------- I received the message while wasting time online. A man from...

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Be here now. Be HER now.

Be here now. Be HER now.

That woman you dream yourself to be. The one you whisper to in the night. The one that comes out when you sing. The one that you make plans for. That tomorrow girl. The one whose home you've made the future. Have you considered that you could be her now? In small...

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