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I am better than no one but I am better than I was.

On October 15th, 2017, posted in: Aha Revelations by , ,

I Am Not My Diagnosis

I have frequently found myself claiming to be a disease or a feeling without even realizing it.  “I am HIV” and “I am bipolar” are phrases that I use to talk about my physical and mental conditions, but they are not accurate.  I have a disease called HIV and I have a bipolar disorder, but these .. read more

On October 12th, 2017, posted in: Aha Revelations by

Burst That Bubble

Go Ahead…Burst Their Bubble! How often do you not follow through with an idea because of fear of what people will think of you?  How many times do you let the words of someone else affect the way you see yourself? The truth is that how others see you is a perception that has nothing .. read more

On November 7th, 2016, posted in: Uncategorized by

Maya Angelou – The Humility of Knowing Our Truth

Maya Angelou shares how humbling it is to recognize her lesson of her truth… “God Loves Me!” The same force that created every single molecule in the universe created me!  I am a powerful creation. When I deny my truth and give away my power, I am powerless.  Accepting my truth I am empowered to .. read more

On September 26th, 2016, posted in: Lessons of Life by

I Am Better Than No One, But I am Better Than I Was!

  There are days that I feel so angry because someone has said something cruel to me; someone has betrayed me; someone has taken advantage of me and I want to get back at them. Or, on the other hand there’s that phrase, “be the bigger man and rise above it”.  To me that phrase .. read more

On September 16th, 2016, posted in: Aha Revelations by

No Sugar, No Grain – No More Pain, No More Gain – Day 0

  I am taking the plunge and challenging myself to 30 days of no processed sugar and no grain AT ALL! Why? I have not been taking care of myself the last couple of years the way that I used to.  I lost my partner and the grieving changed my thought process. I then went .. read more

On August 10th, 2016, posted in: Uncategorized by

Hire A Coach – Back To School Special through August 2016

I have faced many grave challenges in my life and yet I have successfully: Recovered my sanity from the grips of alcohol and crystal meth addiction. Restored and maintained my health after several chronic physical/mental diagnosis’. Recognized my authenticity while reconciling my sexuality and spirituality. Regained my self-worth and lost over 50 lbs in one .. read more

On July 25th, 2016, posted in: Uncategorized by

Hire A Coach – Back to School Special

I have faced many grave challenges in my life and yet I have successfully: Recovered my sanity from the grips of alcohol and crystal meth addiction. Restored and maintained my health after several chronic physical/mental diagnosis’. Recognized my authenticity while reconciling my sexuality and spirituality. Regained my self-worth and lost over 50 lbs in one .. read more

On July 25th, 2016, posted in: Uncategorized by

Hello, What do you do?

Hello, it’s so nice to judge you… or did I mean “to know you”? I’ll be honest. One of my greatest pet peeves is when I meet someone in a social setting and the first question they ask is “What do you do?”  It is frustrating because I do many things.  I am a composer, performer, multi-media producer, .. read more

On July 11th, 2016, posted in: Lessons of Life by 2 Comments

It’s Still Summer in Chicago . . . Enjoy it while it last!

Here it is a beautiful summer day and I keep thinking about winter. “I better enjoy this while it last” is the thought that actually takes me out of the moment. “I get to enjoy this moment” is one that keeps me in the present in a state of gratitude.  Enjoy your day, whatever it .. read more

On July 9th, 2016, posted in: Uncategorized by