Growing up, I always heard the phrase, “pretty in pink”, mostly from my mother who was hell bent on coercing me to look like her daughter. Anytime the adolescent tomboy in me attempted to get dressed, my mother would scold me and tell me to rid myself of the dark blue shirt, take the Jordan … Continue reading Pretty in Peace
I couldn't imagine a Hot Girl Summer without happiness & I can't imagine true happiness without self-care.
"If you surrendered to the air, you could ride it"
Before I could throw and invite my girlfriends to the pity party I started planning in my mind, a small, still voice spoke to me something I read while pregnant, could you just love me like this? It was my body talking.
The Ph.D., for me at least, was for choice, permission, and flexibility. It was to give myself permission to excel, to rest, to research, to teach, to lead, to b e c o m e. Sometimes we wait for a challenge when all along the greatest one we'll ever face is the one to BECOME our greatest selves.