I Can’t Be Woke For You

I’m trying really hard not to make this post a ranting one or one that is spewed with anger and vilification, but it seems to me like people think it’s the job of POC (people of colour) to not only be privy and sensitive to ALL things racism and ALL things culture and to educate…

Read More

RnR Interview: Melissa

This is Melissa. She works with me (R2) and our mother. Throughout the years of knowing her, she has become like an older sister when it comes to sharing life experiences, catching-up and simply checking-in. Like all of us, she has faced many ups and downs with life’s curveballs, but her belief and resolve has…

Read More

Slow Down

Slow down, Take the time for what it is, A moment to reset, Readjust, Realign into yourself, Slow down, You can’t rush what is coming to you, Maybe the timing just isn’t right, Slow down, Life will open up when you stop moving enough to see it, Your purpose will show itself, Slow down, February…

Read More

Book Review: American Dirt

This highly anticipated book not only ripped open a long discussed dialogue on the migrant crisis, and has been on the 2020 book list of pretty much every bibliophile worth their credence. Not only did the controversy surrounding this book make it land on my radar, the fact that the author was forced to cancel…

Read More

Why We Need To Redefine Success

Success, we all want it, we all work and strive for “it” and so much so, we’ve been taught this from a very young age. R1’s daughter recently began school, this got her thinking; in 10 years time what would success look like for her? I know, we can in no way predict the future…

Read More

Reliving Our Shared Trauma

The images have flooded our social media, they have bombarded our psyche and if I’m being honest, they have genuinely shook me. It’s not a new topic to have a hashtag of yet another life violently taken at the hands of law enforcement. The images of blatant discrimination and violence against groups of people for…

Read More