I write romance novels and a life coaching blog. I’m a writer, yogi, Argentine tango dancer, opera singer, Southern belle, and Greek-American. I was born and raised in Greenwood, Mississippi. At a young age I discovered I had a voice and pursued vocal performance throughout her college years. I graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy and Carnegie Mellon University in vocal performance. I completed my Masters in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Dallas.
Having an anger management problem can ruin any life and the lives of those around the angry person. Anger is a poison that infiltrates every aspect of your life and has the ability to completely debilitate you. It clouds your view of the world so strongly that you no longer can see things through any other lens than your angry one. Being angry and holding on to anger
Strength is a mind game. Sometimes life gets to use through various challenges. Difficult times aren't fun and they grow you as a person. In the end, you may d iscover that your power is from within. Even though life circumstances can be stronger than you, it doesn't mean you will be smothered beneath them. We all encounter problems like health issues, job loss, financial trouble, and the
Our emotional maturity and intellectual maturity don't develop at the same pace. Many of us develop intellectually long before emotionally. You can learn tons of tips about emotional and intellectual maturity among other things through my mentor, Rhonda Shasteen, in my book Views from the 13th Floor: Conversations with My Mentor. I encourage you to keep growing up intellectually and emotionally because you can!
We all hear about unconditional love, and I think most of us believe we are practicing it daily. Then, there are others of us who choose to keep score and have an eye for an eye mentality. I heard a lesson recently on unconditional love and what that really means. It seems to me that we refer to it as a status to achieve. After hearing the lesson,
In life, we like how it feels when we go with the flow, practice the art of allowing and let things be. Many times our instinct tells us to buck, argue and fight our way through. Then we wonder why life feels so hard. Like in all areas of life, there is a happy medium. It is important to trust your intuition, slow down and let life happen,
As you probably know, I wrote a book a few years ago called, Views from the 13th Floor: Conversations with My Mentor. The book was a non-fiction book based on my visits with Rhonda Shasteen, the Chief Marketing Officer (now retired) of Mary Kay. The entire experience was beautiful and got me hooked on writing. Now, I'm exploring writing a fiction book and decided to take some classes
When I think of going the distance, I think of artists who are tenacious to hone their craft and find success. I think of the athlete who dedicates life to practice for the sport. Business people who apply themselves to create unbounded success in business come to mind. I think of people in relationships who overcome bumps in the road. It's easy to watch other people achieve this
Is it really worth it to take risks? Risks are a gamble, so you can stay where you are or win big. It's easy to stay where you are because you are familiar with that that feels like. If you are in a bad situation, then it may be worth it to you to take risks because anything is better than your current situation. If you are in
You may have read My Story of Perseverance and Overcoming. Now, I've decided to tell it. This September, I celebrated twelve years of life I might not all have had. I consider myself blessed, lucky and loved everyday for it because many others did not live to tell their stories. May their memories be eternal. I hope this story may help or encourage you in some way.