Monthly Mantra – October 2017

My best me will learn to slow down and enjoy the ride. The everyday hustle and bustle of life can keep you humping from the second you wake up, to the moment you climb back into bed at the end of the day. Unfortunately, for most of us, the bulk of that time is often…

Poet Praise: Nikki Giovanni

Introducing Living Legend: Nikki Giovanni "If you don't understand yourself you don't understand anybody else." *Preview an excerpt from one of my favorite poems by Nikki: Cotton Candy on a Rainy Day Don’t look now I’m fading away Into the gray of my mornings Or the blues of every night Is it that my nails…

Monthly Mantra – August 2017

My best me will learn to put myself first because you can't champion someone else's life when yours is in shambles. Remember, if the plane is going down, you have to secure your oxygen mask first before you can attempt to help others.  This is because in order to help others, you have to be…