The Shocking Way Trauma Affects your Life

Photo by Luis Galvez on Unsplash Even though May was Mental Health Awareness month, it should be practiced daily, from within! And in this post, I wanted to highlight the importance of complex trauma. The dictionary describes trauma as a deeply distressing or disturbed experience. Complex trauma is when you have multiple trauma experiences. It’s…

Summer is Here – Where We Going?

Summer is Here – Where We Going? Down South where I stay, the first day of summer begins at 4 p.m. on the day before Memorial Day. It’s already over 90°F, the neighborhood and community pools are open, and the kids are out of school. Time to play! Let’s talk travel. But not Instagram travel,…

Salute H.E.R.

The ladies of H.E.R. have been busy at work on new projects. Check them out and support where you can. Erin helps to “Make it Home” for Invitation Homes     2 Hustlin’ Mommies Wrap their First Season of ‘Wine and Words’   Melissa Believes and Leads in the Oct. 2019 #SheCan Summit  

Confessions of a Serial Over-Committer

Photo by Jason Leung on UnSplash I am a Virgo and by nature, Virgos love serving others and acting as caregivers. Being of service to others is both a blessing…and a curse! In my constant pursuit to serve others, I often say “yes” WAY too often. My husband has noted that I will help another…

Control isn’t Always the Answer to Life’s Problems

Photo by Ayo Ogunseinde on Unsplash Hi, my name is DNC, and I am a control freak. Or at least I once was. See when I decided to do several things in my life (get into a relationship, birth a child, publish a book, oh and be an adult), I realized that the control that I lived for…

Stop Stifling your Potential Sis — you’ve Got Work to Do!

Photo by Alex Nemo Hanse on Unsplash Have you ever sat in your cubicle looking around thinking what am I doing?  NO REALLY…WHAT AM I (OR WE) DOING? Yes, I’ve done that and it’s not because I’m confused about the work I’m doing. No. I’m actually very comfortable in my full-time duties. The confusion began…