Freedom to Be Heard

Why does being heard and understood feel so good? When we are forced into situations that consistently silence our thoughts and feelings, it makes us wonder if we bring any value into the world. In turn, that leads us to wonder if we are valuable at all. Let’s put an end to that question rightContinue reading “Freedom to Be Heard”

Speaking Your Truth

There’s freedom in being able to speak your truth. Most times digging up these truths takes more work than most are willing to put in. The nuggets of truth get so buried, that they haven’t seen the light of day since who knows when. So getting to them is hard work. Don’t think for aContinue reading “Speaking Your Truth”

Mother’s Day

This morning was rough for me. I lost my Nanny, (my mom’s mom) years ago. I’ve always gotten both my mom and grandmother stuff for Mother’s Day. I was missing my gram a lot this morning. The one thing that really got me through the morning was that I have my own routine to prepareContinue reading “Mother’s Day”

It Healed Me

Healing yourself is the best way to write creatively. On the flip side writing creatively is the best way to heal yourself. I grew up making a lot of mistakes. For a long time, I thought I was making significantly more mistakes than others but that was just insecurity talking. I still don’t like makingContinue reading “It Healed Me”

A Reminder

On Creative Freedom Sometimes I feel like I am still in the same place I’ve been in for years and I haven’t move forward at all. Then I think about how much I’ve overcome, I see all the amazing adventures I’ve been on, and I have this amazing community that has supported in so manyContinue reading “A Reminder”

What is Creative Freedom?

Creative freedom is having the freedom to create without limitations. Before we dive in, I wanted to explain that this post is geared toward Conscious Writers. I describe conscious writers as writers who don’t just write to write they write with the intention to grow internally. Back to the hot topic, creative freedom. What isContinue reading “What is Creative Freedom?”

Freedom to Be Heard

The last couple days I’ve been diving into Freedom to Be Heard. It’s the second part of a three part series with creative freedom as the ultimate goal. And wow, what a coincidence that right now women from around the world are fighting be heard. What do we do when others don’t hear us? WhatContinue reading “Freedom to Be Heard”

Letters to Myself

There’s no quit in you. I’ve seen you fight off the impending spiral with words from ancient texts and visions brought to you in the middle of night. Never once did I doubt you. You rest and come back as if you never stepped away. You’ve laid brick by brick by brick. You’ve sweat. You’veContinue reading “Letters to Myself”

Create * Space * So * We * Can * Lead

Recent studies have found that people of color are underrepresented in nonprofit leadership, making up just 8% of executive directors nationwide. BY MORGAN C. MULLINGS NOVEMBER 5, 2020 Out of all respondents in the Race to Lead survey, 58% of people of color expressed an interest in becoming a leader in their nonprofit, while only 38%Continue reading “Create * Space * So * We * Can * Lead”