The man who sexually assaulted & raped me in January 2017 was a paparazzi at one time... ...who lost his driver’s license chasing after Britney Spears when speeding in his car. (which was exactly why for most of our friendship -- I drove him around.) His name was Mark Samala. He went to California State … Continue reading My Story About Surviving Sexual Assault – Mark Samala
Don't be afraid to step outta line as a thug ass bruja goddess advocating for social change. They said I wouldn’t be able to graduate unless I took a required class ONLY offered during the day. It happened to be the class you HAD to take to write for the school paper. I pointed out … Continue reading Stepping Outta Line as a Thug Ass Bruja Goddess Advocating for Social Change
This Mother’s Day I spent all day cleaning out my mom’s apartment to help her move into Assisted Living. …NOT something I thought I would be doing that day. When I was packing her stuff, I found a photo of her I hadn’t seen before. This is her, sometime in the late 1970’s / early … Continue reading Fried Chicken & Champagne
How we do one thing is how we do everything. The way we treat our relationships is the same way we treat our careers. In society, we are taught to mold ourselves for the “perfect” job or partner rather than stand for what we REALLY want. As we stand for what we deeply desire, we … Continue reading What are your non-negotiable values?
What is one thing you can do today to live your vision? Your vision is how you see the perfect reality for yourself, your family, the world. We can create this reality by taking steps toward our bigger vision in smaller ways each day. Our visions as women get muddled by self doubt, fear and … Continue reading How can you live your vision starting NOW?
Why do we think we have to run ourselves into the ground to be successful? Can we achieve great things AND enjoy it too? For most of my career, I was going, going, going. My schedule was so busy, I was never fully present for my engagements. As a result, I felt isolated and used … Continue reading Running ourselves into the ground for success
How many times have you been in limbo about a decision?
….and how does it feel in your body when you can't commit to a choice?
Do you ever feel like you're on autopilot? Most of us are going going going... . .... without much reflection on how our thoughts create our actions and results. With the working grind routine comes an automated way of thinking. While this helps to get a job done, it can also lead to negative thought … Continue reading Manage your mind…before it manages you
Planning for what we will do if it doesn't work out means we avoid this question: What if it does? 🤔 It feels easy to get caught up in the question “What if…?” - but oftentimes our brains go to the default of something NOT happening, instead of what if it DOES happen. In either … Continue reading Why Plan B Always Becomes Plan A
When we are on the verge of a massive breakthrough, it feels natural to withdraw, pull away, avoid the feelings and balk at the level of faith in the universe we must have to feel safe, secure and supported. This faith in the universe is what is needed to bring us a feeling of joy, … Continue reading Feelings of hesitation before a major breakthrough