From Party Girl to Personal Growth Coach

Just five years ago, my favorite things were parties, day drinking in the sun, and dancing away the night. There was nothing better than not knowing where my next adventure would take me as long as my besties were by my side. But what I didn’t love was constantly waking up hungover, pushing myself toContinue reading “From Party Girl to Personal Growth Coach”

Processing Grief: Healing During COVID-19

There’s so much pain in the world right now, and my heart goes out to anyone grieving someone affected by COVID-19. While I am not in that particular situation, I am currently grieving the loss of my Pembroke Welsh Corgi, Daisy. She was only 7 and in a matter of two days my boyfriend andContinue reading “Processing Grief: Healing During COVID-19”

October 2018 Lessons | On Identity, Your Dream Life, & Reconnecting with Mindfulness

Happy #selfcaresunday, loves! This week I was inspired to share the lessons that I’ve learned during the month of October. I share four major lessons: Your Identity Must be Flexible – when it comes to your personal growth journey, you won’t get anywhere until you become okay with changing who you are. This will includeContinue reading “October 2018 Lessons | On Identity, Your Dream Life, & Reconnecting with Mindfulness”

Can you learn to trust yourself?

Being able to trust yourself is a struggle for all of us. Most of the time, we are taught to do the opposite of our first reaction – waiting three extra days to text that person you actually kind of like, or second-guessing your career choice, or putting your passions away for something more practical.

Suffering is not a norm.

Is it possible for Communities of Color to balance their cultural history without normalizing suffering?

Self-Care & Therapy aren’t “Just Gora Things”

Imagine that everyone in our community took a little time for themselves, to nurture their needs, and to become a little more self-aware. Consider a world in which our parents, cousins, and all the Auntys we knew took a little time for self-love and personal growth, and a little less time for judgement.

Changing Relationships to Better Yourself

It’s okay to take a break from all your family members, or to take a hiatus from seeing your friends for a couple of weeks. Especially if this means that you will grow and be a better person because of it. 

What You Can Learn From My Scam Story

I get a call from someone impersonating an officer, with all my information, concerned about missing a court appearance for jury duty. Not only have I never even been called in to jury duty, but I have also never had any experience with missing a court date. I fell into the trap of listening toContinue reading “What You Can Learn From My Scam Story”

How to Visualize and Manifest your Goals

  As I mentioned in my previous post, one of my recent dreams of actually having a festive holiday season, on my terms, has been coming true. I wanted to explore this story a little more, and talk about my first-ever experience with visualization and manifestation. I have been exploring this topic recently, and learnedContinue reading “How to Visualize and Manifest your Goals”