This post was tentatively titled something like – Accessing Joy, or Remembering Joy, or something with joy in the title that might entice you to read on and learn some of my tips for cultivating and maintaining a joyful spirit. But as I sat down to write, a song by the hip hop artist J. […]

April 7, 2021

The Only Real Change Comes from Inside

I am compassionate. I am calm. I am peaceful. I am joyful and full of childlike wonder. I am not stuck in the insanity of my “to do” lists, and my busyness, and my taking note of every single thing that my kids and partner do wrong so that I can correct them-ness. That is […]

February 18, 2021

Finding Parenting Sanity with Mindfulness

I was recently interviewed for Richmond Family Magazine about what it means to raise anti-racist kids. The interview happened to fall right on the heels of a friend’s post on Facebook asking for help in not only finding resources but beginning and continuing conversations around race and discrimination. It reminded me that there is so […]

February 8, 2021

Anti-racist Parenting-How do we begin?

Why should you as a company, organization or individual care about anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion? Our world is changing swiftly and leaning itself in the direction of justice for all. And while some may see that as a solely political movement, it affects us all in our everyday lives, including how we are able […]

February 3, 2021

Why should you CARE about Anti-racism?

Spirituality can be the core of who a person is– an awakening to their way of being in the world. Awakening can simply mean working at clearly noticing and understanding the nature of the mind. How can we do this as creative beings? Create a spiritual practice that will set your inner artist free. In […]

January 27, 2021

Awakening the Artist Within by Danielle Drakes

We are in unprecedented times in the modern era. A pandemic with government mandated quarantines, a fallen stock market, a nation on the brink of disaster, and a people scared out of our minds. We are prone to distraction, prey to sensationalism, fear, and anxiety. Many of us have fallen into a cycle of despair […]

January 26, 2021

Is Mindfulness Just a New Buzz Word?

The real question is what are you looking for? What brings you here? Many folx who are considering coaching are doing so because they are at an impasse. They realize that they need help to get to the next level or uncover what’s holding them back. You may be considering coaching because you feel stuck […]

January 22, 2021

Coaching versus Therapy -What’s the Difference?