Self Care: 7 People You Just Can’t Help

“You’re a Queen Mother,” he told me, “inside of you is a medicine that will help many people!”  Those were the words of the Ghanaian Shaman with whom I met to give me insight into my life’s path.  I cried—not just because of that, but because he also spoke about my grandmother, with whom I […]

Read More

The Mental Battle: An Escape From Perfectionism

The entire crowd was screaming out of control, only it wasn’t for me—it was because I’d failed—fallen, lost control and let it show—I’ll never forget that day.  I was either in 6th or 7th grade at the time, on stage in front of an auditorium full of kids, dancing with two other girls.  We’d put together a […]

Read More

The, “When I Lose Weight” Disease…….Why You May be Suffering Too.

  Most people pack on the weight in college, they call it the freshman 15; I was different, in college I actually dropped weight and was the thinnest I’d ever been.  I didn’t eat any pork or red meat, my beverage of choice was water (excluding occasional alcoholic trysts) and I rarely ever ate any […]

Read More