This photo is not from the bunch I chose as a top pic to share, however, I didn't want to scrap it. When I look at this picture, I feel joyful and proud of myself with my art on display... especially the one I'm holding (I'll get back to that in a minute). My first … Continue reading Finding Inner Peace Through Art
On August 27, 2016, I launched BloomingAugust.com. Although, I had peace about the journey I wanted to embark upon for a long time, I was scared out of mind. The thought of being on social media and sharing my story made me terrified. After I had my son, I knew that my life would never … Continue reading 7 Lessons I Learned from Blogging and Road to Entrepreneurship
Recently, I had the opportunity to speak to a group of young girls with my sister, Rachel, who has been doing sessions for the past few weeks at a local child care center, representing our family non-profit, Agape Centric. After we reviewed previous lessons, I spoke about how being "exceptional" has helped me to become … Continue reading Cupcakes + Mentee’s
is my third class, can you believe it? Sometimes, I am overwhelmed as I think of the people who have supported me since I started this journey last year. I want to give a special shout out to my BFF Tashawna, who referred me to her boss for this event, and for thinking of any … Continue reading Yasmin, The Instructor + Happiness
The Events' Theme: Created to Create Exodus 30 30-35 30 Then Moses said to the Israelites, “See, the Lord has chosen Bezalel son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, 31 and he has filled him with the Spirit of God, with wisdom, with understanding, with knowledge and with all kinds of skills— … Continue reading Painting with a Sis Event + Create Your Own Opportunities
This week, Facebook reminded me of a post I wrote four years ago. I had been released from the hospital days prior after having my son. It was one of the happiest days of my life and a pivoting moment that I will never forget. The picture below is the day I came home. I … Continue reading Moving Forward After Trauma + Creative Healing
Week of March 19 - March 26 : This week started off with a bang! Sunday: I went to church and then we had a family dinner at my sisters’ house. It was so much fun! I love that my immediate family and my brother-in-law’s family can come together and just hang out. We took the … Continue reading A Week in my Shoes + Lesson in Time Management
It seems like the older I get, the more busy my life becomes. Does anyone else feel like this? Maybe we just have more things around us to grab our attention (social media, television, internet, etc.) along with our everyday life. Between working a full-time job, being a mom, a wife, taking care of home … Continue reading Finding Balance + Off to a Great Start!
Recently, I went to a lovely birthday celebration where we had an opportunity to create vision boards. I had no idea beforehand that this would be one of the activities. For the past month I planned to do a vision board, but I kept getting side-tracked with other things. So, I was pretty excited! At … Continue reading My Vision Board + The Meaning Behind It
"I've learned that fear limits you and your vision. It serves as blinders to what may be just a few steps down the road for you. The journey is valuable, but believing in your talents, your abilities, and your self-worth can empower you to walk down an even brighter path. Transforming fear into freedom - … Continue reading Trying Something New!