“Hey Champ…” And Other (Arguably Better) Ways to Check-in During the COVID-19-era

I don't know about you, but I have struggled to answer the "how are you holding up?" question. So much so, I now answer with a blanket "I don't know," which is neither helpful nor informative. To overcome this, I've dreamed up a list of questions that have sparked far more interesting check-in conversations for … Continue reading “Hey Champ…” And Other (Arguably Better) Ways to Check-in During the COVID-19-era

Dear 2020, This is NOT What I Meant When I Told You I Wanted “Space” this Year ðŸ˜’.

On December 31st, like many other hopeful fools, I wrote a love letter with wishes and dreams to usher in the new decade. Similar to my foolish comrades, I made many plans for '20. This was going to be the year that I created "space" in all aspects of my life; beckoning new beauties to … Continue reading Dear 2020, This is NOT What I Meant When I Told You I Wanted “Space” this Year ðŸ˜’.

How to Have More Meaningful and Loving ::RELATIONSHIPS::

December 2018, I had three conversations with intelligent, wise, and loving women that fundamentally changed the way I view relationships. On a holiday trek through D.C., New Jersey, and Jamaica, I put these lessons into practice and was astounded at the results. My journey to manifesting more mutual, spiritual, and meaningful friendships, mentorship, and romantic … Continue reading How to Have More Meaningful and Loving ::RELATIONSHIPS::

Overcoming Periods of Self Doubt…or How to Win a Fool’s Game

DISCLAIMER: It has come to my attention that some folk believe that I "have it all together." Please accept this disclaimer as my way of saying three things: 1) I am figuring this out (and making this up) right alongside you dear reader; 2) I am not immune to feeling completely lost in tasks that … Continue reading Overcoming Periods of Self Doubt…or How to Win a Fool’s Game

How a Dream Becomes a Vision

In Nigerian culture,** parents typically assemble grandparents, close friends, a pastor, and relatives for a naming ceremony for the child, 7 days after birth. It is an occasion full of celebration, prayer, and inspiration as everyone revels over what the child's name will be. Typically, the child will have several traditional names, an English (or name … Continue reading How a Dream Becomes a Vision