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11 Steps to Loving Yourself More

One of the things that really troubles me is when normally smart and attractive women accept subpar treatment from the men in their lives.  Or when they permit family members to take advantage of their generosity.  And when they continuously work late nights and weekends instead of taking time to enjoy their lives and the fruit of their labor.  Can you relate to this?  Do you know anyone like this?  …Read More

Easy Steps to Planning a Family Reunion

When I was growing up my cousins and I would spend summers together at one of our Aunt’s homes.  We all lived in different countries, yet we are all very close because of the efforts our parents made to keep us connected.  As we have become adults and some of us have children it has become even more important to keep the family closely connected.  But how do you do …Read More

How to Eliminate Boredom and Get your Groove Back

Every once in a while one of my girlfriends or my clients will say to me “I am bored.”  In the midst of successful and very active lives these women are experiencing the  emotion of boredom.  I believe that boredom can be an indication that you just need to mix things up a little bit.  It can also be our hearts calling to our heads that something serious needs to …Read More

How to forgive when someone you love has hurt you

I saw an old friend recently who I had not seen or spoken to in over seven years.  I didn’t really know why we stopped spending time together.  I assumed it was simply life getting in the way.  She had given birth to a beautiful baby girl and my career was taking off.  I was so thrilled to see her that I ran over and reached out to give her …Read More

Finding Love After Divorce

When I got married in my twenties I was so in love.  My stomach used to flip when I looked at him.  I could not stop smiling as my father walked me down the aisle to promise to love forever. Ten years later I couldn’t believe when my husband looked me in the eye and told me he wasn’t willing to work on our failing marriage any longer.  At that …Read More

Signs That You May be Depressed

Many of my clients start working with me because they “feel sad”  and don’t know why.  To the outside world these successful women have everything.  They typically are excelling in their careers, are thriving financially, and have fulfilling relationships and families.  Yet they live with a perpetual sadness.  I have coined it “low-grade melancholy.”  After working with me for a short period of time my clients have been able to …Read More

Going on Vacation with Your Girlfriends

When I was in college, Essence Magazine was the only magazine to which I subscribed.    Every month I consumed every single word in every article.  But mostly I just loved seeing the pictures of beautiful black women in all their glory.  My dorm room was decorated with cover photos I would tear out and tape to my walls.  Next to the Holy Bible, Essence was my source.  So when …Read More