My Current Life · The Real Me

To Be A Mom or Not To Be A Mom: That Is The Question

When I was a little girl, the first thing I’d look at each morning was a painting that hung directly across from my bed. It was a painting of a woman and her little girl in a warm and loving embrace. My mom purchased it when she was a teenager, years before she had her… Continue reading To Be A Mom or Not To Be A Mom: That Is The Question

Career · Media · My Current Life · Quick & Random · The Real Me

The Power of a Good Story

I've always loved the art of storytelling. But, I never thought that story-telling could make the large impact on the world that I've always desired to make. Perhaps, this is the reason why I never took it as seriously as my career in healthcare. Because healthcare is more noble than storytelling, right? Wrong. As Viola… Continue reading The Power of a Good Story

Career · Job-Seeking · My Current Life · The Real Me

The Doctor Orders For A Successful Career

Every morning when I was in elementary school, I would wake up and complete my routine: wake up, read Bible, pray, bathe, brush teeth, get dressed, and eat breakfast. After breakfast, however, I would make my way back to my bedroom and write my schedule for the day on my dry erase board. The board would look… Continue reading The Doctor Orders For A Successful Career

Career · School · The Real Me

How I Got My Groove Back

Career-wise, the last 5 years of my life have been the most challenging years ever. I finished my graduate school studies during the Great Recession and attempted to land a job at government and not-for-profit organizations, which were badly affected by the economy's downturn. In July 2015, I took a leap of faith and drove 331 miles up to North Carolina to begin a new life. I couldn't be happier about the outcome.

20Somethings · Quick & Random · The Real Me

5 Ways You’re Accidentally Making People Hate You

I carry boxing gloves in the trunk of my car. It scares people, but I try to reassure them that they should not be scared. My boxing gloves protect them from me. I suffer from a case of passive-aggressiveness. Kickboxing is my form of therapy. Whenever I feel a bit tense, I grab my boxing… Continue reading 5 Ways You’re Accidentally Making People Hate You

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It’s A HardKnock Life For Bloggers

Several hours, days, and sometimes weeks are invested in developing a blog post.  The days leading up to the day I click on the publish button are filled with both anxiety and excitement; anticipation and doubt; fearlessness and timidity. I look forward to Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, yet when it 6:00am strikes and its time… Continue reading It’s A HardKnock Life For Bloggers