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137 Black women Died today. Anyone Care? GirlTrek Cares.

137 black women die every day in America due to heart disease.  That’s more than gun violence or AIDS yet we don’t hear about this in the news. Can you imagine the uproar if news came out that 137 white … Continue reading

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Learning to Respect Religions

  Our society seems to be obsessed with simplicity and categorizing people into boxes.  I strongly believe the root cause of all that keeps human kind together is this need to throw away our oneness and divide ourselves into teams. … Continue reading

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Growing fresh.

I recently saw an old client of mine.  I led a private JourneyDance™ class for her bridal shower around this time last year.   We had not seen one another since the class and I cut my hair last fall. … Continue reading

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I’m not going anywhere, I’m staying right here.

It’s that time.  The icons I grew up admiring are moving on from this physical reality.  With Muhammad Ali’s passing, I remember the positive impact his ego left on the black community.  Did everyone love him? Of course not.  Many … Continue reading

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Mindfulness & Meditation= Powerful tools to deal with racists.

I’ve been in Sarasota, Florida for about a month now.  I came down here to write.  I came down here to re-focus.  I normally do not go places like Florida because I hear crazy racist shit happens here.  Before I … Continue reading

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What Prince did for me….

Purple Rain was released June 25, 1984, and somehow I saw it. I don’t remember how I saw it, I wasn’t allowed to see it, I wasn’t supposed to see it, but I saw it.  And it inspired me.   … Continue reading

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Happiness is not an “if then” proposition

“Happiness is not an if then proposition”~ Rainn Wilson (actor who played Dwight Schroot in the office and creator of Soul Pancake) I was listening to The One You Feed Podcast for this morning which  interviewed Rainn Wilson.  Here’s my … Continue reading

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