• FINDING THE GOOD INSIDE YOURSELF

    There is a poem by Maya Angelou called “Phenomenal Woman” and it opens up with:“ Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.” I don’t know about you, but when I wake up in the morning, I don’t see pretty, I see “WHAT THE H—!” Sometimes I scare myself with dark ...
  • FINDING PEACE BY THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX

    It’s been one of those days, one of those weeks, one of those years where everything seems to come crashing down and you can’t seem to find a way to pull yourself together. You’ve lost your PEACE. However you lost it, whether it be because of family issues, work/business issues, ...
  • WHAT IS ORDINARY IN TODAY’S SOCIETY, AND IS IT REALLY ORDINARY?

    As I ponder over the word “ordinary,” I wonder what is really considered ordinary.   If I look up the word on Dictionary.com, it is defined as an adjective “of no special quality or interest; commonplace; unexceptional.” But it does not say who or what determines what is ordinary. When ...
  • THE NEW MIDLIFE CRISIS

    I was sitting in one of my classes that I had to take for my bachelor’s in organizational management, and I remember the instructor saying, “Midlife is considered to be at the age of 35 . . .”That’s impossible, I thought. I certainly didn’t want my classmates to think I ...
  • T.L. Leon

    T.L. is a Puerto Rican native New Yorker from the Bronx. She recently published her first book, The Rainbows Inside of Me. She has enjoyed reading and writing from a very young age and also loves to sing. T.L  volunteers with the homeless and works with various women's Emmaus groups, ...