A little more than a month ago, one of my sorority sisters encouraged me to join a yoga class to help accomplish my fitness goals. For years, I've wanted to get into better physical condition: build strength and endurance. However, this is one area I've struggled with in accomplishing the goals and plan I
This is the time of year when we start to wind down, prepare for the holidays, spend more time with family, and take extended vacations from work to reset for the upcoming New Year. Personally, I begin thinking about what my focus and goals will be for the next 365 days. After turning 40 in
Dr. Ramona Reynolds is the perfect example of stepping out and pursuing additional passions. Life doesn’t have to be one dimensional. Dr. Reynolds has been an educator for over 28 years. She began her career as a teacher in the Buffalo Public School District in 1993 and transitioned into the roles of assistant principal at
This past October, I suddenly and unexpectedly lost my Aunt Shelley, my mother’s only sibling. Shelley’s death was a devastating shock to my family. While preparing for her mother’s homegoing service, my cousin, Michele`, asked me to speak on behalf of our family. When first asked, I felt on this occasion, I would not be
The Champion’s Pledge I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Marvelous are my works, and my soul knows that well. I will empower my faith, activate my confidence and tackle my fears. There is NO one that can do what I do, the way that I do it. I am unique as a fingerprint and I
Happy October! I celebrate my 40 years on this earth this month and I would like to gift my Champion Circle with 40 ways to empower, activate and tackle living a Champion life.
In preparing to celebrate my 40th birthday, I am encountering barriers to my plans. My outfit was not coming together as I had envisioned it. I was disappointed that I could not get the dress I had purchased altered to my specifications. In my despair, I went to visit my mother. I said, “Mom, I