In this day and age of trials, it’s easy to get sucked deeper and deeper into a black hole. Negativity breeds more negativity. I can feel when my brain is telling lies of not being enough. Not good enough for this job. Not good enough to get published. Need to be a better mom. And … More Thankful
What makes you happy in life? Is it your career, traveling, family, hobby, phone, house, car, etc.? Think about that, and I’ll return to that thought. Storytime When my youngest daughter, Kayzle, was twenty months old, I started a full-time position at a college. She attended a daycare that had excellent reviews. It was connected … More Minimalism: What gives you meaning in life?
Today is International Women’s Day! Collaboration with a Purpose wanted to celebrate women from all over the world! (Don’t worry, we will cover men on International Men’s Day November 19.) If you are a man, you still will get something out of these posts because a woman had to positively influence your life at some … More Collaboration with a Purpose: Dedicated to Women Worldwide
February is known as the month of love to many. Therefore, Collaboration with a Purpose decided to write about any kind of love. I took this opportunity to give an update on my nine-year-old son, Jy. I wrote a post in the past about how Jy suffered from encephalitis and Guillain-Barre Syndrome at the end … More A Mother’s Love
Have you ever taken a trip with no plan? Or started a project without envisioning your end result? You end up with results that look something like this. Or like this. Making New Year’s Resolutions is one tool to help you stay on the roads that will lead you to your goals. Here is a … More Keep Focus with New Year’s Resolutions
If you could look in the mirror at a 2017 version of yourself, what would you look like? One definition of reflection is “the production of an image by or as if by a mirror.” I think naturally we are hard on ourselves. We often reflect on all the “things” we have not accomplished. When … More 2017 Reflections
As I had mentioned in a previous post, I’m half Puerto Rican and half Korean. Growing up in America as a biracial American was difficult. I struggled to know where I “fit in.” I didn’t look Hispanic, and I didn’t look Korean. I looked more Hawaiian or Filipino, but I wasn’t either . I could … More Diversity: Kindness, Love, and Respect