How to Network as an Introvert

9 Ways to Foster Strong Relationships I am an introvert, someone who values her alone time. Someone who would much rather observe and listen than be the center of attention. I enjoy social settings, but over long periods of time they can become draining and unappealing.  A successful business is built on the basis of…

Mindfulness Body Scan: Meditation for Beginners

What is mindfulness?  Mindfulness is our ability to become fully present and aware of our thoughts, emotions, and physical wellbeing. When we are mindful, we free ourselves from judgment and over reactivity to our surrounding environment. The seven attributes of mindfulness are the stepping stones to become intentional to attention. We all possess the proper tools to…

Mindfulness in Mayhem: How to Live an Exemplary Life

Mindfulness is the state of being consciously aware and fully present in our everyday life. Its when we refrain from judgment and reacting irrationally to our environment. Through mindfulness, we bring awareness to our thoughts, emotions, and physical wellbeing. When we are mindful, we exemplify resilience and strength, guiding us through times of perceived mayhem. …

5 Simple Ways to Practice Gratitude Everyday

At all times, especially times of misfortune, it is essential to practice gratitude. Gratitude is the state of being appreciative of your current situation; embracing the good and the bad. When you are grateful, you practice kindness and generosity. Most importantly, you are thankful for all aspects of your life and manage to attain order…

Failing Forward: Finding Your Superpower

The purpose of this post is to continue the conversation on elevating our perception of self-worth. If you haven’t done so already, check out my post on Your Superpower here.   Have you ever considered why we glorify and often try to emulate celebrities? Too often are we comparing our lives to others; we feel duped for…

Claim Your Seat at the Table

Have you ever felt like you could not relate to those around you? This less about being introverted or shy, but the mere occurrence of being surrounded by individuals who look different from you, talk different from you, and sometimes may even think differently from you. Some may have first experienced this the time they…

Your Superpower

If someone asked, “what makes you, you? “ would you immediately know how to respond? How would you narrate your story? As simple as this question may sound, many of us would have a hard time answering. The reason for this is multifaceted. A common reason why people are unable to boast about their innate…

Habits of Women Who Set Healthy Boundaries

A life of fulfillment often does not equate to how much money you have in your bank account or how many friends you have. The titles behind your name, often desired and a symbol of hard work and dedication, is not a one way stop to feelings of joy and gratitude. High-achieving people often face…

5 Ways to Improve Your Time Management Skills

We only have 24 hours in a day to accomplish all those tedious tasks we have piling up on our to-do list.  24 hours, that seems like more than enough time to get things done, right?  Well, most people fall short of accomplishing all that they set out to do each day. The biggest culprit…