Smile and LoveU

I am finally getting around to reading the Self Love Experiment by Shannon Kaiser.  I have only had time to read the introduction so far and I am hooked.  She is telling her personal story of how she found the love for herself that she deserves.

I remember when I thought things were so hard and I would never make it through,  I thought I would never recover.  And today I smile.  I smile because I am truly proud of myself.  I am proud of the person I have fought to become”**

WOW! I love those words.  When she truly began to love herself she was “proud of herself”.  That’s a good feeling.  Its not selfish to love yourself, its not selfish to take care of yourself and to be proud of the fact that you have actually make it to that level of self love.

My mission statement for #LoveU by bossLadyBLOOMS is is ok to put yourself first in your own life,


so how blown away was I when I read this statement in the book  “Your full time mission is to find self love”**….I love it.   Whats that saying about like minds thinking alike♥..???

I hope to finish this book within the next few weeks and will share my thoughts of it with you.  If you read it or are reading it and finish it before I do, please share your thoughts in the comments.

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** Italicized statements are from the book The Self Love Experiment by Shannon Kaiser.

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Work on YOU Wednesday 💜

Today is the halfway point of my summer vacation. Other than rest, both mentally and physically, I have not done a whole lot of things this summer….and I’m perfectly ok with that.  I have been writing down some of the things I like to do to recharge. I edited this calendar and decided to share it with my BLOOMers.


Take care of yourself this summer. Stay hydrated. Use sun screen.  Rest…..and ENJOY!!!

#rest #summer #drink #water #LoveU #play #Bloom

BossLady OUT!



Turn off

I am always doing research and follow up stories on how to improve my life, my experiences and the world around me.  And so far I have found that the common denominator among successful people is taking care of yourself first.  Its difficult to make decisions,, business or otherwise if you are not at 100% with yourself.

“All work and no self-care makes for an unhappy Black Woman”-Rosetta Thurman..-founder and CEO of Happy Black Woman.

“taking care of yourself is the best selfish thing you can do”-Oprah Winfrey

I enjoy my work both as an educator and a blogger/crafter.  But I know at some point I have to ‘turn off” and relax and take care of myself.  I see a lot of fellow educators, leaving the school often times three or four hours after school has ended for the day, then they take home bundles of work to do at home. Doing this day after day can be extremely  exhausting.

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Its okay to do for others, but make sure you’re putting that same energy into yourself.  What does your self care consist of?

Below is a list of self care ideas that can help you relax and enjoy yourself. Rather you run a fortune 500 company, a small business or your home, you need to be in top notch shape to do your best.


Don’t hesitate to show yourself some love.  Its OK to put yourself first. Success comes with taking care of you.

Mondays are always a good day to start something new, try making it a Monday routine to carve out some me time for yourself.

Until next time…..Love You!

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#BossLady out!!




I first started this blog to bring recognition to my eBook, (3rd Grade is AUsome …available on Amazon) but after a great deal of thought, I want this blog to be about what I know best.  I want this blog to encourage everyone to take care of and love themselves without feeling guilty, without feeling stress.

I was not always the person who practiced the words I preach, but now that I have experienced the joy and peace that comes from taking care of yourself, loving yourself and “putting yourself first in your own life”; I never want to go back to who I was before.

“I wanna be different, I want to be changed, til all of me is gone, and all that remains….is a fire so bright the whole can see that there is something different in me!”….. this is a verse from my new favorite song.  Loving, respecting and taking care of yourself makes you different…..Be different for the better.

#bossLady out     #LoveU     #Different  #better #Everyone #selfLove #SELFcare

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