How a Spring Break Trip To Dallas Made it Our Home

How a Spring Break Trip To Dallas Made it Our Home Exactly 3 months from visiting over Spring Break, we find ourselves as new residents of a suburb of Dallas. *inserts happy dance* #visitdallas A post shared by Mellissa | Digital Influencer (@shesmileswithin) on Mar 18, 2017 at 7:21am PDT It was in my heart … Read moreHow a Spring Break Trip To Dallas Made it Our Home

When Insanity Becomes Legacy

The other day I wrote this on my personal Facebook page. In order to be successful there must be a stage that is devoted just to growth. This requires learning, training, and building up…if you try to get up and run before you’ve established the foundation of walking you are bound to fall and continue … Read moreWhen Insanity Becomes Legacy

I think I’m a hoarder, actually I’m pretty sure I am – But it’s a strength!!

I think I'm a Hoarder, actually I know I am but it's a strength

I took my Strengths Finder assessment months ago, but a recent post from a friend made me want to review my results again and I think I’m a hoarder. First day at work and I come home with this. Can’t wait to dig in!! #strengthsfinder #personaldevelopment #lovemyjob A photo posted by Mellissa (HoneyBee) (@shesmileswithin) on Jul … Read moreI think I’m a hoarder, actually I’m pretty sure I am – But it’s a strength!!

The First Time I Wore My Natural Hair at Work

The First Time I Wore My Hair Natural to Work

Now before I jump in, I want to say that this experience happened over 7 years ago but it still sticks with me til this day. I thought about it recently when my current organization was undergoing cultural proficiency training. I was asked several questions about if I felt free to be myself within the company … Read moreThe First Time I Wore My Natural Hair at Work

Living Your Authentic Life Series: Part 2 – Reinventing Yourself

When you were little what was that thing that you proclaimed to everyone that you wanted to be when you grew up? Better yet, now that you are an adult what is that one thing that you still want to be when you grow up? Yes, don’t be afraid to answer that question. It really … Read moreLiving Your Authentic Life Series: Part 2 – Reinventing Yourself

LIVING YOUR AUTHENTIC LIFE: PART 1

Living Your Authentic Life Series: Part 1 – Discovering what has always been. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty If you haven’t watched this movie, I would definitely recommend adding it to your collection. Have you ever watched a movie that motivated you? A movie that calls for you to come out of your normal existence? … Read moreLIVING YOUR AUTHENTIC LIFE: PART 1