Tag Archive: Lessons Learned

At Work With A Black Eye

The woman serving my food yesterday had a black eye – my heart dropped, tears swelled, I wanted to hug her. I wanted to hand her my business card, so that if she… Continue reading

What Do Women Want Out Of A Mate? | Ask Ebony

This  post  was inspired by Steve Young, an All Things Ebony Brown reader who commented on my “Under My Skin” post amongst other posts. Below is our exchange plus my added response which… Continue reading

The Sun Always Rises, Will You?

It is supremely hard to remain positive, focused and be your better self when you are completely pissed, deeply hurt or broken to your core – I know because I’ve been there. During… Continue reading

Don’t Kneel At My Bed Nor Cry At My Grave

Don’t kneel at my bed or cry at my grave. Do we really have to wait for sickness or death in order to  loosen our grip on contempt or unpleasant feelings towards someone… Continue reading

Don’t Pry Or You’ll Push Them Away

I sensed that a friend had something on their mind that they weren’t sharing with me and I felt myself beginning to push and press them to express the unsaid. Concerned about how… Continue reading

Oprah’s Lifeclass Lesson #13: Believe

Oprah’s Life Class Lesson #13: “When People Show You Who They Are, Believe Them” Hearing these words for the first time prior to this  life-class, about a year ago was an “aha” moment,… Continue reading

The Power of “Hello”

You never know the power of simply giving a minute of your life to acknowledge someone that you may not know until you do it. I met the most beautiful people last week… Continue reading

Oprah’s Lifeclass Lesson #8: Better

Lesson 8: When You Know Better You Do Better | Oprah’s Lifeclass Have you been following Oprah’s Lifeclass? I’ve been attending since inception and so far each topic has had some sort of… Continue reading

Oprah’s Life Class Lesson #2: Anger

“If you allow the past to define your present, you’ll never get to live the life you were meant to live.”  Oprah’s Lifeclass Lesson#2:  Letting go of Anger | See video here (Takes… Continue reading

Oprah’s Lifeclass Lesson #1: Ego

“You can’t begin to love yourself unless you know who you are separate from your ego.” Oprah’s Lifeclass Lesson#1: “Where does your ego get in your way?” Watch the video and read more… Continue reading