Welcome 2018

I really don’t feel like writing a recap for 2017 or coming up with resolutions. I will say that 2017 was a great year of accomplishment in my personal life and I thank God for every single experience. I look forward for what is to come!

This is my motto for the first quarter. Push through Cardi and Bruno is #bae! Lets work to make this world and each other better.

 

Words of Wisdom

“The art is not one of forgetting but letting go. And when everything else is gone, you can be rich in loss.” ~Rebecca Solnit

Words to Live By

“I want to spend my days maximizing happiness. Mine and that of the people with whom I choose to share my joy…

I practice being fully present and remember that all stress is caused by wanting this moment to be something it’s not. I inhale what is. I accept this time for whatever it has to show me.

And I look for the stillness beneath all the noise of the world, where everything is timeless.”

~ Oprah Winfrey for O Magazine, October 2017 Issue

Washington Post Article: “Can we talk about the Gender Pay Gap?”

Also, women of color get hit twice: they suffer the effects of the gender wage gap plus those of the race wage gap. While wages for White and Asian women have improved since 2007, salaries for Hispanic women have flatlined, and even declined for African American women.

Yesterday, and many days before it, I have found myself getting the wind knocked out of me (figuratively). There are times when I feel like I am out floating on an island by myself when it comes to my career, growth and most importantly “securing the bag”. I see people who are not particularly smarter or harder workers than myself, continuing to advance. I find myself wondering what am I doing wrong, and why do they not recognize my value? I get up every morning get my kids and myself dressed. Get us out the door and to our respective places of work, for them it’s school for me it’s my place of employment. But to no avail it’s just a hamster wheel. The I read this Washington Post article, check it out here:

Can we talk about the gender pay gap?

I might be ready to get off and be obedient to God…