Exquisite butterflies

"Exquisite butterflies trapped in an evil honey toiling away their lives in an era, a century, that did not acknowledge them, except as "the mule of the world" - Jean Toomer There were women who never got to express their inner passion. Trapped in an era - the early 1920s - when most women were … Continue reading Exquisite butterflies

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Success is to be measured…

Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome while trying to succeed. – Booker T. Washington via Success is to be measured.... I choose to Press This because you know when you read something and they are words … Continue reading Success is to be measured…

Why did it take me so long?

This is a question I have been asking myself a lot lately. Not that the answer will matter. The fact is it takes as long as it takes. Some days I wonder if I was born to write and born to inspire why it didn't happen sooner. My journey didn't start until I was 25 … Continue reading Why did it take me so long?

The all or none way of thinking that ruins self-confidence

In my days when I suffered from a lack of self-confidence I recognized this all or none way of thinking. Either I exercised every day for an hour or I did no exercise at all. Either I ate healthy foods every day or none at all. If I go on a diet and eat well … Continue reading The all or none way of thinking that ruins self-confidence

So great to be back on wordpress.com

Back in 2006 when I first joined WordPress.com the best you could do was get a blog and that was it. A couple of months ago a friend of mine decided to start a blog on here and she has been loving it. I know how to put a WordPress blog up in minutes but … Continue reading So great to be back on wordpress.com