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Sesame Ginger Tofu & Kale Salad Recipe and Video

Featured, Pescatarian, Wellness

This is a lunch classic: Sesame Ginger Tofu & Kale Salad.  One of my greatest life changes came through my relationship with food.  I am obsessed with mindful eating and the food my family consumes.  It’s been about 5 years since we’ve been Pescatarians (in case you missed the how and why, read my life as a pescatarian (meat with no feet diet), and we’re still reaping the rewards of that decision. I became an organic, all natural perimeter grocery store…

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Being An Entrepreneur Intro (Video)

Entrepreneur, Featured

I’m so excited about this Being An Entrepreneur (Intro) Blog and VLOG segment!  It has been a desire of mine to do more sharing of my setbacks and successes as an entrepreneur. And also share some of the questions I receive from others on their entrepreneurial journey.  I know these topics apply to all of us, no matter where we are. I started a few businesses over the last eight years. I have learned a lot.  I have succeeded a…

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VLOG | SPRING + SUMMER FUN: HOW TO REPEL MOSQUITOS

Beauty, Featured, Miscellaneous, Wellness

My absolute favorite time of year is complimented by warmth and sun. I live for outdoor activities and all things ecotherapy during Spring and Summer months. My least favorite interruption: bugs (of any kind) and especially mosquitos. One of the business moguls I adore (Myleik Teele) shared a similar product on her Snapchat and I had to try it. It’s a natural solution to ridding personal space of the tiny critters. Mosquito Repellent Bracelets as reviewed in my VLOG video…

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3 Tips to Not Letting Student Loan Debt Ruin Your Life

Featured, Miscellaneous

When I finished undergrad, my only concern was finding a job and not being back under my mother’s roof for too long. I wasn’t terribly worried about how much student loan payments would or even how they would impact my life years down the road. Now that I’m a real life adult and trying to plan a wedding, buy a house, buy a car, and generally just trying to live, I’m realizing how much of a hold my student loans have…

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Goal Digging Women and Men: Ri and CT, Founders of Our Mental Health Minute

Featured, Wellness

Brown Skin Women’s (BSW) next Goal Digging Women spotlight is on Riana Anderson (Ri) and Shawn Jones (CT), Psychologist and creators of Our Mental Health Minute (OurMHM). OurMHM’s vision is to reduce stigma, provide resources and increase mental health literacy within the black community.  This feature is the launch of BSW and OurMHM blog series and virtual conference.  Learn more about Ri and CT below and stay tuned for future video/blog series and live streamed conference details in coming weeks. First,…

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Check and constantly recheck yourself and your ability to fully commit to your goals (includes podcast)

Entrepreneur, Featured

Yesterday I had a consultation with someone looking for help with taking her product line to the next level. She quickly realized she was setting herself up for failure.  Her goal was to produce 2,000 of her homemade products by the end of the year.  So I helped her look at this goal through a microscope: 2K over the next 7 months equals about 285 items per month, and more realistically about 71 items per week. Then came the discussion…

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