Come close. closer... I am about to give you top secretedy, secret information about the truth of balancing the Army reserves and civilian life. You've seen the commercials that make you want to fist pump and high five yourself because America is amazing. Land of the free and home of the bad-asses that protect us. … Continue reading The Truth about being Mary Jane AND G.I. Jane
Giving Support does not equal Getting Support. This has been a sobering reality as I've embarked on the journey to explore my dream, ideas, and goals for the Let's Build Mentoring Program and my blog. Where the hell are my day ones on day two? Some close friends and family seem like the last … Continue reading Where are Your “Day Ones” on Day Two?
Saying Naw, Nope, Uh uh. Saying No. Is Hard AF for me. Instead I'll say: "Uhhhh, well....maybe...I think I could. Possibly..." Knowing damn well I don't want to because I effectively have all my money and time planned out weeks in advance. And because people usually solicit from those categories; I always find myself … Continue reading Breaking the Generational ‘Yes’ Cycle
Alright, Alright...You guys got me. I’ll be doing a GIFT GIVEAWAY 😊😆🤯🎁🎉 All you have to do is share one of your favorite LET'S BUILD blog posts and tag me to enter OR visit my blog and comment on your favorite post. You can even screenshot your share and email it, TOO EASY. I’ll do a … Continue reading I’m the Gift that Keeps on Giving
Ahhhh, it's that time of year again for the phrase heard around the world. Come on. You know the one. You've even used it before. NEW YEAR, NEW ME ringing any bells? Well, I've decided that instead of attempting to construct a new me; I will just revamp the ME that's already here! (I'm Pretty … Continue reading Investing in Myself Month
I could've been mistaken for a divorcee soccer mom with a habit of drinking too much wine before 12 p.m. I felt as though I was completely lost in life, not knowing what purpose I was to serve, what talents I had and confused on why it was taking so long to get on my … Continue reading The Ghost of Crisis Past
It's almost time to wrap up this year (Ha! see what I did there) but I didn't want to let you go without passing on the gift of a good read. This blog isn't by any means a book review source but I am an advent reader who happens to work in a library. I've re-discovered … Continue reading Amazing Books I’ve Read this Year: Black Literary Wonders