Category: A Heroine in Heels

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Are You Coming?

Growing up, my mother would always say: “Girl, walk like you have somewhere to go.” Although I didn’t truly understand her sentiments then, I now know that she meant to use my time wisely and make every second in life count. Time is our most precious resources as we cannot get it back. Far too often we walk through life using our lowest frequencies of power. Furthermore, we allow things to take our power away. I say “no more”. We must walk every day and take every step with our destiny in mind. As Read more […]

4 Lies Every Woman Tells Herself and the World

4 Lies Every Woman Tells Herself and The World I’ve been living a lie and it’s time that I confess. As a certified workaholic, I had no idea how much I was missing by not truly taking time to enjoy the simplest moments of life. The past few months have taught me the importance of recognizing the lies that we all live as we pretend to be happy, in love and successful. During childhood, we were taught to believe that we had to fall in love. We were convinced that if we didn’t find Prince Read more […]

3 Words You Must Speak Over Your Life

Life is not a popularity contest, the only person that must like you is you. As you continue to climb the ladder of life, you will inevitably discover that life is far from a popularity contest. That good old saying “You can’t please everybody” will sing a melody in your ear more times than you care to hear the song. As I continue to examine the reasons that we make most of the decisions that we make, it is because we want others to like us. We want to be liked on social media, we want Read more […]

3 Reasons Your Self-Esteem Will Make You A Victim

If you reflect upon your life and your journey, I am certain that you can recall being a victim due to someone else’s inconsideration but have you ever stopped to think about the ways in which we victimize ourselves? As women we are wired to be givers, meet the demanding needs of others and find the needle in the haystack that others need to be successful. We are problem solvers, world savers and game changers. We yearn to be the difference in the lives of others. And for these reasons, we should Read more […]

Million Dollar Advice

Have you met the hope builder? Or perhaps you’ve encountered the dream fulfiller? Maybe you have run into the destiny shaper or even the heart shaker? On Sunday, October 18, 2015, Melissa Hibbert was all those things and more as she activated another installment of her highly acclaimed Beauty & the Business Conference in Los Angeles, California. I had the pleasure of meeting Melissa Hibbert, Business and Beauty Expert and Entrepreneur via social media and she invited me to attend her Beauty Read more […]

Death Creates Life

To experience love and loss is to live. When life slips through your hands, you wander seamlessly about with no rhyme or reason until your heart recognizes that love is and always will be a source of direction. I received a text message while at work from my sorority sister Dazi, and it read, “Line Emergency.” A “line” consists of the ladies who pledged at the exact time as you. You spend countless days and nights together to ensure that the business of the chapter is carried out. You Read more […]

Lipstick Monologues Featured in African American Indie Dilm & Theatre

Lipstick Monologues written and directed by Ardre Orie was featured on the African American Indie Film and Theatre blog. This feature is amidst the planning am preparation for Orie’s 3rd production of the stage-play that is catching the attention of many. Orie had enlisted cast member and talent Rasheda Randle as the show’s producer. The Lipstick Monologues features 16 stories of women from all walks of life who share their pain and triumph to become the heroine of their own lives. The Lipstick Read more […]

Pain Gives Birth to Purpose

Pain Gives Birth to Purpose… Have you ever wondered why you were going through what you were going through? Life and it’s circumstances are not just arbitrarily happening to you. They are a direct result of the energy and action that you sow daily. Pain is a by product, a sum of parts; pain is inevitable. The greater question becomes: what will you do with it? This past weekend, I spent the a few short hours in Atlanta as a panelist for the WYN Conference hosted by WETV’s new series Cutting Read more […]

Sex Kittens & Damsels in Distress: 3 Ways to Create Your Own Character

This weekend, I did something that I rarely do, watch tv. For as long as I can remember, I have enjoyed and been entertained by my fair share of reality tv. I like everyone else, have watched, made judgements, laughed and even looked forward to many of the events portrayed on the plethora of shows offered to us but for some reason, last night it could not maintain my attention. I saw so many beautiful women but I couldn’t help but think that they were not an accurate representation of me or the amazing Read more […]

Is Your Light Dim or Shining?

I ask you to consider the following question: Is Your Light Dim or Shining? “I bear no fruit from other seeds, only that from which I was created. ” Ardre Orie I remember growing up in school how many times I felt different. I worked extremely hard to be like everyone else. Extremely hard. In my community, being different could and often did lead to scrutiny. There was something about me that was a little different. We often confuse different with better but this is a moot point. Read more […]