P3:   Pain - Passion - Purpose

Month: May 2013

Finishing my Journey

The first time I saw Maslow’s Hierarchy of Need, I was in junior high school. I was very interested in the peak of the pyramid – Self Actualization.  Before I had a clue as to what it meant, I knew I wanted… Read More

Grass is Greener

{via} Do you realize how incredible blessed you are? How blessed we are? I know that I am blessed far more than I deserve. While I know how blessed I am, I sometimes find myself thinking that the grass is greener on…

“More gold has been mined from….

Originally posted on Everyday Power Blog:
“More gold has been mined from the thoughts of men than has been taken from the earth. So dust off the cobwebs and use all those great ideas you have!” -Unknown Don’t trust your memory, write…


We must define ourselves by the best that is in us, not the worst that has been done to us.” ~Edward Lewis,publisher at Essence Magazine  The last few days have been extremely revealing to me.  I have always been one who would self-reflect… Read More

You Are

Too often we focus on what we aren’t. Today I want to remind you of who you are. (Click on the underlined words below to be directed to the passage where each one is found) “I praise you because I am fearfully and…

Fail to Plan – Plan to Fail

This morning, I feel GREAT!!!!  Up early and ready to get my weekend started (once I get off of work today).  I love those days when I am super-productive at the start of my day!  If you read my Emergenetics Profile, you know… Read More

Leggings? Really!

Today, my confidence is at an all time high!  I am wearing leggings and a short dress.  I have already been told a few times that I am looking cute today.  Why is this significant?  Well, it’s my first time in my… Read More

15 Pounds Eliminated!

On 4/3/13 – I awoke with chest tightness and shortness of breath.  For the first time, I was afraid.  That is the moment I promised myself that I would transform my health.  On 4/24/13 – Experienced sharp side pain that reinforced I must… Read More

My Emergenetics Profile

Last September, I had the privilege of experiencing Emergenetics.  This was a total confirmation of how I perceived myself.  It was so accurate it blew me away!  For some reason, I was excited to share this information with my co-workers, friends, and… Read More

Week 3 – Gym – Keep it Up!

Last week I came to the gym 2 out of 5 days. I justified it because I was facilitating training on my day job. I am a Training Specialist at a college. I need to come in earlier on the days I… Read More