Spider-Man: Miles Morales

“Wow, a mainstream super hero who looks like me.” That was my first thought when starting the video game “Spider-Man: Miles Morales”. Miles hails form the Bronx but in this story is coping with a move to Harlem after the death of his father. We find him still learning the way of the web from…

Distracted Driving

I was driving in my car the other day and the person in front of me was swerving a bit. I switched lanes so that I could make my turn and was right next to this car that was just swerving. I looked over and saw this lady on her phone scrolling through Facebook. The…

Trapped in Our Own Web

It’s getting too hard to try and keep up with everything going on with the election between Donald Trump and Joe Biden. It’s stressful in every way shape and form. We have, on one hand, a group of people who are so dedicated to the “original” system and ways of the founding of the United…

Not in Control

Do you find yourself, or have you ever found yourself, feeling incredibly disconnected and out of control with what’s going on around you that you think, “What am I even doing here?” 2020 has been many things, but forgiving isn’t one of them. With every new month/week/day/hour, something happens to shake up our sense of…

My First Love

How many of us can remember the first time we felt loved. I only remember pieces. I was so young. I don’t know if I shed tears when my parents dropped me off at my aunt’s house. I don’t know anything other than my Aunt Thelma as the most amazing woman I have ever known….

World of Podcasts: “New Age Renaissance”

In the podcast “New Age Renaissance” you’ll find: poetry, short story originals and some music compositions. It’s kind of intended to be, “a little bit of everything”. Most of the talks and stories are based around some form of informal philosophy. The overall, continued theme, is unity through diversity. Although the podcast sits at only…

Are We All A**Holes?

You know what sucks? A few days ago I was hit with the idea that, to someone somewhere, I’m the bad guy. Somebody has, or will, see me as a negative force in their life. No matter what I try to do or say, I will be the antagonist to their hero journey. Admittedly, that…

12 Side Hustles You Can Start Right NOW!

Seems like everyone has a side hustle these days! Me included! I am a full time nurse. Was a Realtor at the same time a few years ago. Now I am a nurse/blogger/author/ mindset coach/business coach/ and whatever else you wan to fill in at this point! But I have so much fun with it!…

Urban Legends

Have you heard the story about the woman who got brain matter on the swab of her Covid test? If you did then chances are you heard the start of a new Urban Legend.  Urban Legends have been around for several years and are not going away any time soon. They tend to follow current…

“Rialto” Movie Review

I had the pleasure of interviewing the director of “Rialto”, Peter Mackie Burns, after watching the film. Before I share his answers to questions and insights from our chat, I’ll share with you a bit about the movie and how its unexpected journey of responsibility resonates from start to finish. (Free of spoilers, of course)….

Why Do I even Bother To Argue With My Grandfather on Facebook

When he posts some dumb “meme” from whatever right wing pages he follows, why do I even bother to comment and try to point out to him what’s wrong with it. He’s not going to change his mind. He’s certainly not going to change mine. So, what’s the point. No one else is going to…

War of the Spices

It’s that time a year again where Pumpkin spice and Apple spice go head to head or recipe to recipe. It may surprise you to learn that pumpkin spice has not always been a fall favorite. It wasn’t until 2003 that it became a popular fall treat. It also may surprise you to learn that…

Raise your voice against the rape culture in Bangladesh

People in Bangladesh has been waking up to new rape cases every day lately. It is assumed that at least 13 female gets raped daily and more than a thousand females has been raped in the past few months. The most horrifying part about this is that most rape cases remain unreported and these statistics…

Three ways to Regenerate and Combat Stress and Anxiety

Who out there feels as if they have time for everything? Time to take a vacation, have fun, explore your hobbies, lean new skills, read a book, get all of your work done, meditate, exercise, spend time with friends and family, go shopping, cook a five-star meal, go dancing, go to the museum, enjoy a…

Morality

Morality: principles concerning the distinction between right and wrong or good and bad behavior. (Webster’s Dictionary). (Or: normatively to refer to a code of conduct that, given specified conditions, would be put forward by all rational people. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy). The definition of morality as a whole is important, but words that stick out…

Disappointment and Regret

To be honest, it’s hard not to feel as though disappointment and regret are one-in the same. Beginning to write this, I’m still not entirely sure I know where I’m going with this piece. In the end it might only be filled with disappointment and regret, and still somehow I think that’s the point. Disappointment…

Life Coaching-50 Ways to Make Money

“You have to attend this leadership seminar! It’s the last session of five but you’ll love it. It will change your life! Before the meeting, prepare a list of fifty ways you could make money.” Great. These days I felt as if I had enough homework between my financial work, spiritual wellness business and writng….