Category: Productivity

Jubilee Day in Florida!

Originally published 6/19/21 Dear Reader, As Americans we can celebrate that we live in the only nation that fought a war to end slavery! So why aren’t we celebrating Jubilee Day, too, as a nation? For as long as I can remember we (members of the NAACP) celebrated Jubilee day on the first Sunday of […]

Art, mothers, and mental health

The Story Behind the Art Each month, Really Leah’s Coasters & More line will feature 2 new styles.  On special holidays, not just the ones people make up while sitting on the pot, (or smoking pot), there will be a bonus image. This is how the will work from now on or until I […]


Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of participating in a small community forum. The crowd consisted of Whites and Blacks professionals in equal measure, with a focus on the Black community within the larger community. A SWOT was utilitized to identify the needs and resources. Nearly ninety percent of the crowd added something to […]


Octavia E. Butler, a Black woman, best known for being “the first” science-fiction writer to receive a MacArthur Fellowship wrote an incredible quote about friendship. It reads: “Sometimes being a friend means mastering the art of timing. There is a time for silence. A time to let go and allow people to hurl themselves into […]


Many people secretly feel like they are not enough. Maybe you are one of them.

The job you have does not pay all the bills, and the life you live has no thrills for the reels on social media. Maybe life is not all you had hoped for, but you need to know that your story is incomplete.


I didn’t watch the Oscars, but I did hear this statement by the 2023 best actress winner, Michelle Yeoh. Yeoh said during her acceptance speech, “Ladies, don’t let anyone tell you you’re ever past your prime.” Yes! I like this a lot!!! On the contrary, I wonder if Don Lemon is having flashbacks about his […]


How to break the cycle. Did you know that 90 percent of our thoughts are the same as the day before? No wonder nothing changes until we change. This is why I wrote the 21 days to Your Best Life. The e-book was nothing extraordinary, only an awareness of the changes a person can make […]