Embracing Change

Within my small circle of friends and professional colleagues I am one of few that have worked for the same company since university graduation – nearly five years. As a representative of a generation that is notorious for busting the expectation of decades long company loyalty, I have been blessed to explore career paths within […]

How I Developed A Growth Mindset

Welcome to 2018! Our feet are firmly planted in the new year. Some of us have already fallen off the bandwagon of resolutions and our resolve has softened some. That’s ok. It happens. Instead of focusing on resolutions – there are ways to create life – shifting habits this year, ones that will change your […]

Securing the Bag: Tips for Beginning the Job Search Process

Dear Sista Friend, This time last year I was hyping myself up about starting my job search.  During my last year of graduate school, “the search” was all that anyone ever really cared to discuss.  The “if, when, and where” Faith would find a job. They did not bother to ask me how I was […]

How I Ate My Feelings and then Faced My Feelings

Welcome back! The DSF writers took a short hiatus, but we’re back to continue to challenge your thinking, push you to your “better” (whatever that looks like), and advocate for you to be the BEST YOU! Over the past two years I’ve lost close to 60 pounds. While the physical benefits have been fantastic (I […]