Happy New Year

Another year has come to an end, and honestly, I’m quite glad.  It was a rough ending to 2013 for me.  On the first of December–my birthday–I broke my little toe in my left foot (actually it was my metatarsal that broke). You wouldn’t think that a broken little toe would be that big of a deal, but it hurt like a bitch when I broke it. And over 4 weeks later I’m still unable to put all my weight on that Read More

Millennial Women Paid Nearly the Same as Millennial Men

There is some good news for Millennial women–we are getting paid almost as much as our male counterparts.  According to a new Pew Research Center study, women between the ages of 25 and 34 (almost all Millennial) are being paid 93 percent of what their male peers are being paid.  This is up from 67 percent since 1980 and it is the narrowest wage gap in history. This isn’t so shocking since women in the Millennial generation are more educated than are the Read More

Farewell Madiba

There are very few people whose purpose in life is to help uplift humanity in profound ways.  Sadly, we lost one of those beautiful, amazing souls today.  He was a man who wasn’t afraid of his destiny, despite the difficult circumstances he would endure to fulfill it.  He was a beloved leader, a freedom fighter, a fervent believer in equality and fairness, and he undoubtedly made our world a better place.  While his extraordinary life journey came to an end today, his legacy Read More

What Pain Do You Want?

A little over a week ago, I came across an inspiring article at the Huffington Post.   Without getting too personal, I couldn’t have read this article at a better time.  I needed to hear exactly what the author had written. Today is my 31st birthday, and as I begin my 32nd year of life, I now understand that I am going to have to go through a considerable amount of pain if I ever want to be make my dreams a Read More