Monday, September 16, 2013

Why I Became A Personal Trainer!

Why I became a Personal Trainer: My goal is to help Men and Women incorporate healthy eating and physical activity into their everyday lives. I want to show by example that we, women especially, can have more control over our bodies and our overall health and wellness by taking action. My objective is to create awareness of the poor physical and mental condition we are currently in as a Human family. The only way to save US is to change our relationship with food and exercise. My experience training in Martial Arts and Kickboxing have made me passionate about spreading the importance of eating only what Mother Nature provides us and remaining physically active throughout our lives. Disease and illness do not have to be your fate, you have more control than you think. Help me to help you live long and prosper. Peace! 

Friday, February 22, 2013

My First Ayahuasca Experience...

My Creative Writing Piece, Written While Under The Care Of Ayahuasca

(Word for word)

Work on healing me before I try healing others. Get to be one with myself. Work harder at healing you. Be that example you keep talking about. Stop trying to look outward for your sight. Only I can stop myself from seeing. I am letting the outside world stop me from seeing. Refocus! don’t let anything, non-life promoting, stop you, distract you.

In the midst of being so strong I am still waiting for someone to save me. I need to be my own catalyst and stop holding back my own powers. I am a healer who had forgotten how to heal herself. I know I have super powers but I block them. Too afraid to see the darkness and confusion within myself but I am becoming me a little more each day.

Patience, I need to practice patience. I am perfection, I have manifested any handicaps I have. Feel, don’t be afraid to feel. Acting and knowing is not feeling. Don’t be afraid to feel. You will not heal if you are too afraid to feel. Feel and be free…

Let your heart guide you, you don’t need just eyes to see. I am not afraid so why am I so afraid? Trust that you know. Don’t be afraid of your own strength. Don’t be afraid to be Super Human. I am stopping myself, get rid of the crutches! I am not blind, i'm just using unnecessary crutches.

I am ready to want life. I have been so strong and now its time to let go. I can take much, much more and I will be fine, unphased, filled with grace and poise. Ready to defend Love and Humanity to the death. Be what you want to see. I will change the unfavorable within me. Everyone needs to let go, DON’T INTERNALIZE ANYTHING EVER! You are perfection having a 3D Human experience.

I am strong look at all I do without properly functioning eyes. I WILL HEAL MYSELF! Allow myself to feel those moments. Your mind lives outside of you, objectively watching, picking on you. Laugh after every sad moment, it’s a joke. Life is a joke, a good or a bad one is up to you.

I FEEL EVERYTHING, EVERYDAY AND IT’S AMAZING. Don’t ever use smoking as a crutch. Be considerate, that wouldn’t be fair to yourself or the herb.

(I paused from writing and this is when I had an out of body experience. I was a Bee, from every view point. I was the Bee, I was watching the Bee and I could feel the Bee. The Bee was me, my spirit having a 3D Bee experience. Then I came back and purged, vomited, it was mind blowing. Beyond the description of words. I laughed and cried endlessly. The thoughts, emotions and words of wisdom continued to flow through me.)

I can't enjoy honey until the Bees enjoy making honey again. I FEEL EVERYTHING. I know I am psychic but I pretend I am not to protect myself. Refocus your energy into using your innate tools. Don’t take life so personally! Its an adventure. A journey. Practice crawling into your heart space. I pretend to be weak only for my own ego. I am the colored, female George Carlin. Be the person you would be without the trauma.

We are just people wanting to be Human. We are Human with the capabilities of Gods. We are Gods pretending to be robots. Realize Your Potential. I can't read my own writing right now hahaha! Be apart of the solution not the problem. Use your EYES. I like feeling, it feels good! 

Monday, January 21, 2013

I AM...

I am love.
I am light.

I am all knowing, all powerful.

I am beauty.
I am confidence.

I am happiness.
I am integrity.

I am strength.
I am emotion.

I am bravery. 
I am adventure.

I am abundance. 
I am freedom.

I am truth.
I am a creator, a manifester.
I am timeless, priceless.
I am Human.
I am eternal spirit. 
And so are YOU!


Monday, April 2, 2012

Sky Blue

Black Cowboy Inspired Hat From Italy
Silk Shirt Vest Black Halo
Leather Platform Sandal Camilla Skovgaard 

Hey beautiful people! I was on a bit of a hiatus but now I'm back and Spring is in the air. What better way to start off the season than with a beautiful bright color like sky blue. Try something new this S/S, wear colors that pop. You'll be surprised how much it will brighten up your day. 

Photo Credit Ludget Delcy

Monday, January 2, 2012

Love After Love...

I recently discovered this poem 'Love After Love' by the famous Caribbean (St. Lucian) poet, writer and playwright Derek Walcott. Being that we have entered a brand new year and everyone is thinking of ways to better themselves and change this and that, I thought this poem was a perfect message to put things into perspective. I fell in love with this piece because it does something that most poems don't do and that's remind you of the importance of loving and appreciating yourself. Most love poems are about longing for or lusting after that special someone. We all know that focusing on or trying to change anything out side of you is agonizing and just plain a waste of time. We get so caught up in trying to make others fall in love with us and appreciate us that we forget the most important person is you, first and foremost. Instead of a bunch of nonsense New Years resolutions that I'm sure most of you will forget about by February anyways, how about we stop and recap on all the amazing things that make you, you. So for 2012 and beyond how about falling back in love with YOU.

Love After Love

The time will come when, 
with elation you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, 
in your own mirror and each will smile at the other's welcome, 
and say, sit here. Eat.

You will love again the stranger who was your self. 
Give wine. Give bread. Give back your heart to itself, 
to the stranger who has loved you all your life, 
whom you ignored for another, who knows you by heart. 

Take down the love letters from the bookshelf, 
the photographs, the desperate notes, 
peel your own image from the mirror. Sit. Feast on your life.

Thursday, December 29, 2011

If You Don't Know Now You Know (Bed-Stuy)

While apartment browsing I ran across this interesting article about the area of Brooklyn that I live in. I grew up in Flatbush Brooklyn but I have a deep love and appreciation for the Bedford Stuyvesant area too. So here is a little history on the neighborhood. Enjoy!


Bedford-Stuyvesant was originally two separate towns: Bedford was a modest Dutch village established in 1663, and Stuyvesant was an upscale community built in the 1890s. You can see evidence of that in the landmarked area known as Stuyvesant Heights, today a middle-class African-American community with gorgeous Romanesque Revival brownstones. Bed-Stuy was one of the few places in the city where blacks could buy property. Weeksville, an historic settlement of free African-Americans, was founded in 1838. The village was named after James Weeks, a black man who purchased the land. Four small farmhouses, dating from 1840 to 1883, are all that remain of what was once a vibrant and self-sufficient community. During the draft riots of 1863, the community served as a refuge for hundreds of African-Americans who fled Manhattan. By the end of the 1800s, Bed-Stuy was a peaceful home for blacks, Irish, German, Scottish, Dutch and Jewish immigrants. The construction of the subway into Brooklyn in 1920s encouraged many more African-Americans to move into the area, hoping for a better life. (Duke Ellington's Take the A Train is about this migration from Harlem.) In the 1940s, as more working class families moved into the neighborhood, the affluent white population left, depriving Bed-Stuy of a sorely needed tax basis. This was the start of the area's decline, and the area suffered the usual problems of neglect: underfunded schools, poorly maintained housing, and few governmental services. Today Bed-Stuy is on the rebound because its cheap housing is attracting new settlers. The dramatic revitalization of the Stuy is evident in the drop in crime. In the seven major categories listed by the NYPD there was a 61 percent decrease from 1993 to 2001.
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Illustration Via Boho Bandwagon

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Featured in Vogues Best Street Style of 2011 List

It is such an honor to have Vogue name me as 1 of the 35 picked for their Best Street Style of 2011 list, what a great way to end the year. 2011 has definitely been a year of triumph. I started this blog less than a year ago not expecting much just wanting to share my opinions, personal style and modeling work. I never expected to get so much recognition and emails from people inspired by my look and personality. I'm very grateful for the success that I have seen this year from something that started out as just a hobby and has now turned into my ever changing virtual resume for all to see. I know the fashion blogging world can be pretty tough to penetrate so I really appreciate the love I have been receiving thus far.

Thank you to my family, friends and supporters that have been clicking and liking my post all year. Special thank you to the publications such as Vogue, Essence, Ebony, to name a few that have been featuring me and keeping me current. 

Happy Holidays and have a blessed New Year. I hope you all keep clicking and see what I have in store for 2012. 

Photo Credit Phil Oh