Social Media Lessons

I once used social media to air out a grievance. I will admit, it was perhaps not the most mature or responsible way to handle the situation, but boy did it feel good at the time. What can I say, I’m only human. And besides, cognac and anger don’t mix well… I’m not a person […]

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The Importance of Goal Setting

Every January, I like to take a hiatus from social media to detox from the previous year and create and realign my goals for the new year.  It’s amazing how much your life can change in a year, and 2017 has started off filled with promise.  When I looked back over my goals from 2016, I […]

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Local Travel Guide: Houston Brunch Favs

Brunch is absolutely one of my favorite meals of the weekend.  There is nothing like enjoying mimosas and signature entrees with friends and/or family at trendy eateries with delicious food and great service.  Below are some of my favorite brunch spots in and around the Houston area: The General Public This place has been one […]

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Exploring Life In Contract 

I accepted my first contract role in 2013 working for a Big Four Accounting Firm on an assignment under the US Federal Government. It was one of the most exciting and rewarding times in my professional career. I learned a lot about human capital management and the value of a positive working culture. After my […]

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New Beginnings 

Dear 2016, On the first night I met you, I just knew that we were doomed from the start. I despised you and knew that you had come to steal my joy and crush my spirits. For months, I woke up hesitantly, wishing you would disappear and praying that everyday would be better than the […]

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Lessons at 30: Make Shit Happen

Throughout this month, I’ve shared some valuable lessons that have helped to mold me into a woman that I am learning to love more and more each day. This year has been all about personal growth and learning to grab life by the horns and roll with the punches. I’ve had my share of road […]

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Lessons at 30: Reasons and Seasons

In 2013, I wrote a blog post titled, Reasons and Seasons one week before my first book release.  Ironically, that same post embodies my exact sentiments today, but there is one significant difference.  At 30, I have finally learned to be more in tune with God, I hear him, I breathe him, and I now […]

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Travel Guide: Road Trip 101

Even though airplanes are my preferred mode of travel, if the company is right, I’m always down for a good old-fashioned road trip. Back in my LSU days, trips up and down I-10 were as normal as midnight runs to Whataburger, but as adult responsibilities on borrowed time take precedence, every now and then I […]

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Lessons at 30:  Endure the Process

Lesson 1: Endure the process to get to the promise. “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not onto your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct your path.” — Proverbs 3:5-6 One of the hardest things about being in the midst of trials is the inability […]

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Trouble Don’t Last Always

2015 was one of the hardest years of my life, but it was in 2015, that I begin to rebuild my relationship with God.  You know how they say sometimes he has to break you down to build you back up in his image, well in 2015, I was broken all the way down to […]

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