The Intentional Pause

Why do we hate silence? Why do have a need for constant sound or noise? Whether it is listening to music, tv, audible book or conversation, we have an excessive need for sound. We are constantly batting two types of noise; Outer Noise sounds from the environment (ex. Tv, workplace, home, traffic, etc.) Inner Noise…

Emotional Bank Account

As a culture, we clearly value expressing our love for each other this time of year. This includes the expression of all kinds of love, not just romantic love. Valentine’s Day is also an opportunity to tell friends, relatives, colleagues, and classmates (Remember exchanging cards with everyone in your classroom when you were a child?)…

Rock Your Red for National Wear Red Day!

Rock Your Red – Friday, Feb. 1st – National Wear Red Day! Heart disease and stroke is the No. 1 killer in women, and stroke disproportionately affects African-Americans. Importantly, African-American women are less likely than Caucasian women to be aware that heart disease is the leading cause of death. What’s more, African-American women have almost…

A Prayer About Character

With the new year still fresh, we want to be intentional with our words, deeds and thoughts. A prayer about Character. When I find myself wanting to be a woman whom others admire. Charm is deceptive, and beauty does not last; but a woman who fears the Lord will be greatly praised. Proverbs 31:30 O…

Be Whole, Not Perfect

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you! We are so grateful for every person with whom we’ve come in contact with through Awaken Wellness Consulting. You have given us so much over this past year. You are our motivation. Awaken Your Journey to Wholistic Wellness. Be whole, not perfect.

Practicing Generosity With All Your Mind

The fruit of the is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. Galatians 5:22,23 In the passage from Galatians, which has become known as “The fruit of the Spirit,” we see that generosity, sharing well with others is included in the list. Naming generosity as one of the fruits of the spirit…

Practicing Generosity with All Your Heart

“Riches are not from abundance of worldly goods,but form a contented mind. -Unknown As we continue to the practice of being generous with ourselves, reflect on how you can practice self-care regarding your own emotional wellness. Is there something worrying you this holiday season? Perhaps naming it can help you to begin to diminish its…

Lower Your Stress

Stress can build like a pressure cooker – one thing adds to another until you feel as if you are going to explode. But you can take steps to lower your stress, increase the joy of life and feel much better. Lower Your Stress by: 1. Identify what causes the stress in your life. 2.…