When you find your purpose, you just feel it. It permeates every part of you.
Even when you try to chart a different course for your life, your purpose keeps pulling you back. Writing is that one thing that pulls at me incessantly. It makes me happy. It's a gift that I never take for granted. I write business communique, speeches, marketing presentations, feature articles, digital content, opinion pieces, advertising copy, scripts and so much more. I love researching a subject, interviewing fascinating people and crafting stories that entertain, educate and ignite something deep from within. See a few writing samples below.
Leslie created a women's wellness + mindfulness + fitness platform, Get Your Sol, to enlighten, empower and encourage women to chase the sun (i.e. their dreams, their goals, inner peace, self-love). Get Your Sol features thought-provoking articles on mindfulness, fitness and nutrition, celebrity features, wellness destinations, nuggets of wisdom and oceans of inspiration. We highlight women who illumine the lives of other women and the community. There's also a little something for men too.
Women Who Run Shit: Radiah Rhodes, Dr. Roni Ellington and Tawana Bhagwat, Founders of Evók Life by Design
It’s rare to find three poised, intellectual women of color working together to transform the way women leaders, corporate executives and entrepreneurs own their truth and show up in this world. It’s rarer still to find three women of color doing this life-changing work who also happen to be steeped in engineering and mathematics degrees with energy work and life coach expertise. There is no refuting that the creators of Evók Life by Design are all-around bad asses — and REAL women to boot.
originally published on The Tai Life
Breathe, Sweat and Glow: Healing & Wellness Retreats for Black Women
Set your intentions and pack your yoga mats, it’s your turn to travel to a breathtaking destination in search of healing and rejuvenation for your mind, body and soul.
These curated healing and wellness retreats have been developed for and by women of color who understand the unique challenges African-American women face on the job, at home and in these streets. The retreat organizers recognize that Black women are largely overlooked by the women’s wellness industry and have set out to create unique, sophisticated experiences that feel authentic and well, magical.
originally published on theGrio
When Black men are healthy, our nation is healthy
Black men running through the streets of any given city can conjure up feelings of fear and looks of concern from unenlightened passersby. Why are Black men running? Who are they running from? — some onlookers may wonder, particularly in today’s racially-charged climate.
The better question is, what are Black men running to?