I tried an interesting social experiment recently for my bday…

It seems every time you have a birthday, the social media world has evolved at the speed of lightning in the course of just 12 months and the EXPLOSION of bday responses you get can come differently towards you each year. This year, something with Facebook’s algorithm / settings changed and instead of writing on…

The Fitbit Challenge is ON!!!!! (The key? Incovenience Rules)

Don’t pull me into a real challenge and think I’m not gonna win!! Yes, I’ve been off my Fitbit game for a minute, but that’s because I was on to yoga for a hot sec (literally, hot yoga. Whew.) Some friends of mine pulled me into a real challenge this week with REAL incentives involved (losers…

Do Something That Matters Today: a Productivity Tip I LOVE.

You’ve heard it all before and that’s because it’s true – we often get far too caught up in “busy work” and it often feels like we’re doing so much because we’re so busy. Truthfully, when we think about it (and we already know this): that’s often not the case. So how do we get…

The Ambulance Ride

Originally posted on Just exploring life:
I have no idea why I was so polite to the EMT’s. For some reason, it was important to me to maintain a very calm and pleasant exterior while on the inside, I was contemplating pushing them out of the way and putting the pedal to the metal myself.…

Today’s ATL Women’s March – why we did it

Today, against threats of severe thunderstorms and seriously torrential rain in the early afternoon, tens of thousands of women, men, children, families, friends descended upon downtown Atlanta to march. And millions more showed up in New York, DC, nearly every major city in the US in addition to Paris and several other global cities. But why? What did we…

Because MLK Day is about SERVICE.

Say what you want about MLK Day – whether you have it off or on – the day should be about SERVICE. As an Alpha Kappa Alpha woman, the motto we live by is “service to all mankind.” While everyday is a great day to live this belief, there are few better than MLK Day….

What’s your favorite red?

I love a good red. I’ve been gravitating toward Argentina Malbecs over the past year. This particular one? It’s called Rue de Perle…what’s your favorite?

DEATH BY ZIP CODE: Here’s a snippet of what’s happening to MY people in Tallassee, AL. Did you know there is an entire landfill there in this small Ashurst-Bar-Smith Community that has to bear the brunt of the entire state of Alabama’s garbage? It stinks – literally. The garbage trucks are tearing up the roads…

Hot Chocolate Run ATL: a sweet, wintry challenge you can’t pass up

Pros, Cons & Tips Overall, the Hot Chocolate 5K / 15K race experience was a surprisingly lovely experience. It was generally very well organized (especially the Expo), but there were parts – like any race or event – that were lacking. This is my personal review of the experience I had as a first-time participant…

Quick LinkedIn Profile Photo Tips

How to take a LinkedIn Profile Photo If you’re going to have a LinkedIn profile, you will definitely need a photo. Just like people buy from people they like, know and trust, people strongly hesitate to offer an interview to / do business with / connect with someone off of a LinkedIn profile (no matter…