Category: Empowered, Inside and Out

  • How to Talk About Politics, Religion,  and other Divisive Topics Constructively

    How to Talk About Politics, Religion, and other Divisive Topics Constructively

    To truly create change, you also need to recognize the vulnerability and humanity being shared with you during these conversations. Personally, I will only discuss politics or religion or any other controversial topic with those who can respect me. So if you are one of the people that has had a tough conversation with me, congratulations! This means that I love you, I care about you, you are worth my time to get uncomfortable with, you are worthy of my humanity and vulnerability. These conversations are an act of love.

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  • How to Add Inspirational Quotes into Your Daily Routine

    How to Add Inspirational Quotes into Your Daily Routine

    **As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. If you love the product I posted and decide to purchase it, I will earn a commission for helping you find that product but you will not pay more.** You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. C.S. Lewis […]

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  • Dear Friends: A Letter of Conviction

    Dear Friends: A Letter of Conviction

    My friends, Where do I even begin? How do we put the pieces of the world back together when you find that they never really were together? How do we fix our society when you learn that it has always been broken? How do we begin the healing when so many are hurting deeply on […]

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  • Being Present in the Storm

    Being Present in the Storm

    My friends, the storm is real. Life has changed. I see your loss, your pain, your sorrow. And I will not take that away from you. Those feelings are valid. And I am here to listen and not judge. During this season of isolation, sudden change, so many unknowns, you may feel like your very […]

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  • New Year: New Goals

    New Year: New Goals

    *This post contains affiliate links.  If you decide to purchase one of these products off Amazon from the links below, I will receive a portion of the proceeds, although you will not pay more.* I remember years ago creating such amazing, inspiring, life-altering, empowering, sophisticated, ambitious goals. You know the ones, right? The ones that […]

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  • New Year: Values

    New Year: Values

    *This post contains affiliate links.  If you decide to purchase one of these products off Amazon from the links below, I will receive a portion of the proceeds, although you will not pay more.* As I have gotten older, I have found that my favorite tradition at the New Year is to take a look […]

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  • Nesting Glasses

    Nesting Glasses

    Okay, so once more, here I am after a long hiatus from writing. Why can’t I just keep this going? Why don’t I just quit if I do not have the time? Why, why, why? I know that we all have these moments in our lives that can make us feel so defeated (keyword: can), […]

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  • What if today is your day?

    What if today is your day?

    So this new journey has terrified me to the verge of stopping multiple times since conceiving Technically Denise. What if it fails, what if no one likes it, what if I don’t like it, what if I don’t know where to look for an answer, what if…, what if…, what if……. I obviously could go […]

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