True Life : In 2018 I Was Buried

BURIED If I had to choose a word to describe 2018 it would be buried. This year I have been buried physically and mentally , let me explain. I have lived on my own for going on 2 years. It is one of the best experiences I have made but it comes with challenges as…

Sunflower Firsts – Entry #3 (Podcast Interview)

You never know who’s watching. You never know who you inspire. You never know what a simple hello can lead to. I met Quianna when I was working at David’s Bridal, btw I was working 2 retail jobs at the time (no days off!). She was a student at my alma mater GMU and I helped…

What 25 and 2017 Taught Me : Bloom Where Planted !

WHAT BLOOM WHERE PLANTED MEANS   Happy New Year!!! & on this day , January 15th , I was born! January starts off a new year and new age for me and let me tell you , its been a competition. The New Year is praised by everyone while a New Age comes with “Your…

You Are Not A Tree… Move!

I know it’s been a while since my last post & I don’t want to make this a pattern. I promise myself to post once a month! DON’T BE A TREE. The title of this post comes from my mentor in my head, Founder/CEO of Curlbox, Myleik Teele. I follow her on snap/insta, listen to…

BOSS vs. BALANCE

BOSS MENTALITY.  The greatest advice I got in high school was “FAKE IT TIL YOU MAKE IT”. We were preparing for our AP exams and our teacher was emphasizing that it is better to make an effort and write something when you are unsure  rather than to not answer at all. This same theory came…

How 2015 Prepared Me For 2016

HAPPY NEW YEAR! HAPPY NEW YOU ! WELCOME TO 2016!  We’re 10 days in! 2015 was comprised of 4 moments that changed my outlook & tested me. 1. JUNE 2014-MAY 2015 – Felt stuck/boxed in my first job after graduation. Saw myself bringing work home with me and feeling miserable in every aspect. Had many…

The Beauty of Networking

You know I love a good event , good opportunity , and good company!  Before social media … there was the cocktail party, gala, mixer, ball, premiere… And that was the only way to meet and mingle.   As of late I have been branching out and attending various networking opportunities. These events vary from…

Why Wait Until Next Year ?

Where do you see yourself in 6 months? A year ? 5 years … 10 years from now? Don’t confuse having a vision with planning. Planning is mapping out steps and setting limitations to your life. Vision is putting into the universe what you believe with all your heart what is best for you and…

Sunflower 2 Sunflower : Interview with Jamie of jamierachelle.com

I’m excited to have my first feature on the blog & it’s someone that I connected with through her blog. A couple weeks I read Jamie’s post via a Facebook post which linked to her blog. After reading the post I posted on my Facebook the following (click the link below the picture to view her…