I'm so excited to have a guest on the blog this week! I met this amazing actress, filmmaker, mom and wife last year over Instagram! (Thanks to @brazen_ari) for the connect! She has been a source of inspiration and encouragement to me as a fellow mom and woman of color in film with big ambitions.Read More
Do you think that developing your intuition can help you in your career? When you think about it all of the most successful people talk about the inner voice that guided them in their career choices and mindset. Learning to listen to your inner voice can be a powerful tool in discovering your path to success.Read More
I always say that the first couple months of the new year seem to go by so fast and it has! We're already into March and I'm feeling good. How about you? I wanted to start a new series where at the beginning of every month I share what I'm currently into. this was inspired by this journal by Create 365.Read More
It would be really nice if we never had to deal with fear, wouldn't it? But for most of us it's a part of every day life. For those of us who have big dreams and strive every day to go after that dream...well fear can be a constant companion.Read More
I started creating content online in 2009 because I needed a creative outlet. Ten years later creating content has opened many doors and given me many wonderful opportunities as an actress, writer and filmmaker. If you are an artist of any kind you should consider creating content online. Here are 5 reasons why! (free download)Read More
Have you ever felt like you’re life was just one bad thing after another? From losing loved ones, dealing with family drama, raising children, financial issues, health issues, the fridge going out, etc? Does it feel like even if things are going good for a while you’re just waiting for the other shoe to drop?Read More
When you hear the phrase "Let go and Let God" what comes to mind? Is it just finishing projects and getting things off of your plate? Is it about letting go of toxic people or learning to say no? Do you want to learn what it means to finally let go? Read on.Read More
As a little girl I always loved Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day because out of the many holidays and celebrations that happened every year this was a time that we celebrated someone who I could relate to.Read More
It never seems to get any easier when it comes to comparison, does it?
We live in an amazing time of technology with great opportunities to build our own audiences and chase our big dreams but along with that comes other things as well. Comparison is a huge deterrent that happens with all of us no matter how successful we may be.Read More
In this video I talk about why I had to do something I didn't want to do. I had to quit creating edited videos. The last few years have been really hard and I finally feel like I can see the sunlight again! I'm excited to start the new year going back to creating and sharing inspiration with you guys through video!Read More
We all deal with stupid little distractions. We all deal with those temptations to waste time, binge-watch a show, eat something we shouldn't, get lost in the internet vortex - whatever it is for you when we are victims of distractions. This is what happened when I kicked my distractions to the curb.Read More
Have you ever had an experience that just completely changed how you look at life? An experience so surreal that you have to look at pictures to convince your mind that it really happened?
In August of this year I had such an experience.Read More
If you've been following me even for a short while you know that I've recently stepped...rather stumbled into the world of teaching filmmaking to kids. You would also know that I NEVER thought that I would be a teacher of anything nor did I want to be a teacher of anything. When I was growing up there was this lame saying going around that went something like this...
"Those who can't do - teach."Read More
It all started one summer day with a conversation with my good friend Reggie. Reggie and I had been working together for over five years on various projects and had always talked about making a film together. This day we decided it was time to stop talking and time to take action.Read More
I never thought that I would be doing this teaching thing. I've always heard that saying "Those who can't do - teach." Whoever said that obviously hasn't ever taught anyone because you can't really teach without getting better at what you do.Read More
As an actress and filmmaker who is also very interested in social justice, I've been asking myself this question for a long time: How does one make media that matters?Read More
It's already September of 2017 and I've been thinking a lot about my goals for next year. I know it probably seems crazy to some people that I'm thinking about next year during the last quarter of this year but I've noticed that if I don't get my mind ready for change a few months ahead of time January usually slides in and I'm not prepared.Read More
Why am I so excited?
Lemme splain'... About a year ago I found out some news that changed my life. Part of me was relieved and the other part of me was completely floored.
As I lay in my hospital bed the doctors walked in with furrowed brows, concern dripping from their gazes. I knew they had come to a conclusion as to what caused me to fall over from a dizzy spell and lose function of everything below my neck a week earlier. It was a few days into my hospital stay and I had just returned from another round of MRI's and was being pumped full of steroids and was eager to find out what information they were readying themselves to tell me.Read More
If you are going through hard things and you're not sure why it's happening please trust that there is a reason for it and sometimes that reason takes a while to reveal it self. In this video I shared that hard thing that my family went through three years ago as well as three things that I learned from going through it.Read More
You've committed to your dream and now it's time to start taking steps to seeing that dream become a reality. I've been thinking a lot about next steps and how do you figure out what those next steps should be when you're going after that oh so lovable dream of yours. So here I share three things that you can do if you're in that position.Read More