3 Ways Yoga Makes Me a Better Employee

Recently, in becoming more intentional about the way I "look" not just on the outside but also on the inside I've started practicing various forms of yoga. I have been surprised at the short amount of time in which I've been able to experience the positive mental, physical, and emotional effects of yoga. ...more

Why Title IX is Not Just About Sports and I'm Sure Patsy Mink Would Agree

This summer, I joined other advocates and parents from across the nation at the White House Summit on Working Families in Washington, DC. Among the speakers were President and First Lady Obama, Vice President and Dr. Biden, and dozens of other government, policy, union, and business leaders, many of whom were also working parents....more
As parents, we work hard our children’s whole lives to prepare them for adulthood, and this last ...more

Tales From the Job: "Dude, No One Stole Your 1994 Honda Accord."

One of the best jobs I’ve ever had was as a parking lot attendant at my university. I sat in a booth for no more than six hours at a time, took money from people, and did my homework/read a book. It was awesome, especially since I had the night shift, so there wasn’t really anyone parking after 8 p.m, which meant almost two solid hours of reading Jane Austen....more
Love this! I'll never be impatient with a parking attendant again - and I'll try to remember ...more

Correlation Between Happiness & Success

When one pursues an unconventional goal or career path, one has to develop not just a filter that turns blatant rejection into constructive criticism, but also an unwavering sense of optimism and faith, bordering on crazy fundamentalist. One has to believe whole-heartedly in the purpose of every day’s endeavors, unpredicted encounters are signs from the universe that one is on the right path, and opportunities to accomplish the elusive goal, proof that miracles exist. Actors, dancers, writers and freelancers, I am certain can relate....more

Two Job Offers: How Do I Decide Which Job Is Right for Me?

I was working with a client recently who, after a long dry spell with no job offers or even good possibilities, found himself in the enviable job search position of having two offers. Each job had pluses and minuses. Each one offered challenges ....more

PPO or HMO? Help me decide

Here’s the deal, Eric and I originally had a PPO. Then we switched to an HMO, because it was A LOT cheaper, in that we are currently only paying $15 a month for health insurance. However, this year, prices went up, and now HMO and PPO will cost about the same monthly (about $130 a month) ....more

Starting a Blog / no.1

I started this ol’ blog back in 2009, when Twitter was still a social media baby...more

Flirting at Work? You Might Want to Think Twice About It

Since many relationships begin at work and eventually lead to marriage, flirting at work must have come into the equation at some point in the “song & dance”. Flirting at work sounds inappropriate, but let’s face it-- it happens. So what do you do when your coworker starts to flirt with you?We all know that employers frown upon romantic relationships at work out of fear of that “oh so scary” sexual harassment claim. And while it is a valid concern, most romantic relationships do not lead to sexual harassment....more

31 Decisions I’m Glad I Made

What up readers!...more

Coffee Break: Nubian Skin Hosiery

Don't forget to Leave a comment! Nubian Skin hosiery in Matt 10 Denier Tights BERRY – Photo: nubianskin.com ‘Tis the season of tights and hosiery, as Fall is upon us. As a woman of color, finding tights that can come close enough to a nude shade is always a challenge ....more

3 Ways Yoga Makes Me a Better Employee

Recently, in becoming more intentional about the way I "look" not just on the outside but also on the inside I've started practicing various forms of yoga. I have been surprised at the short amount of time in which I've been able to experience the positive mental, physical, and emotional effects of yoga. ...more

The Magic Number: 8% Investment Returns

Perhaps the single question I’ve been asked the most in relation to this blog has been, “Where in the world is it possible to get 8% returns on my...more

Work It: Suit

So what do you think? Leave a comment and let me know! 7th Avenue Suit Collection – Photo: nyandcompany.com Loving this streamlined dark blue suit from New York & Company ....more