My mother was in town visiting this week and she was amazed when my son text me to ask me if I wanted anything from the store before he came home. We are all getting used to him having his drivers’ license, but what she was really marveling at was how different things are for me as a mother then they were for her. [Read more…]
This week is the 1 year anniversary of my Divorce, but my friend celebrity fitness trainer Kathy Kaehler gave me an early anniversary gift a couple of weeks ago. She gave me the gift of a Reset from Usana. She didn’t just give me the gift of the week long health improvement system, she gave me the gift of her time and participation. [Read more…]
I watched one of my favorite characters on Television last week, Olivia Pope on Scandal, take a stand and symbolically announce to the world that she is a black woman. That may seem like a strange thing to say, but trust me it’s not. As people of color striving for our own personal greatness we are often put in a position of having to deny or simply not mention our ethnicity as it can impede our progress in many ways, distracting from the narrative we are trying to adopt. [Read more…]
the tendency to seek distraction and relief from unpleasant realities, especially by seeking entertainment or engaging in fantasy.
We call art escapism for a reason. We use movies and television to depart from our everyday life, to take a breather and have a respite from reality. Everyone needs a break, to let off some steam. It’s healthy.