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…

Sunflower Firsts – Entry #1

FIRST OF ALL So I decided to start a separate series of posts outside of my random twenty something rants. Let’s be real, no one applauds first times once your a grown up. When we were young, there was the first word, step, day of school, award, boyfriend, drivers license , etc.  But as soon as…

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…

We’re All Nola Darling and Here’s Why ?

WHO IS NOLA DARLING ? I’m not even quite sure that Nola knows who she is. But wait… have you watched the new Netflix series ” She’s Gotta Have It”? You probably have your own opinion on who Nola is. To me she is a “woke” twenty something that is #goals in so many ways, except…

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…

Be More with Less

Hey sunflowers! I know my last post was almost 2 months ago & I apologize for the wait on a new one… so here it goes! I have been practicing a minimalist lifestyle for a while now. I decided to practice because I was tired of having too many choices to wear of clothing &…

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…