Posts in category "Sandria-isms"

Do You Know Your Joy Jumpstarts? Figure Them Out and Use Often to Maintain Your Sanity

It’s autumn and my favorite hashtag of the moment is #AllPumpkinEverything. I want pumpkin pie, pumpkin cake, pumpkin candles, pumpkin nails, and my absolute pumpkin favorite – - pumpkin chai with almond milk from Argo Tea! I’m overdosing on pumpkin right now, but it’s little things like these that make me smile; make me do... Read more »

The #1 Thing I Told Myself to Keep From Losing My Mind at Work and Snapping On Folks

  It goes without saying but I’m about to say it right after the comma, people will inevitably say and do crazy –ish to you at work. It might be a team member that talks down to you like you’re a three year old; the super micro-managing supervisor that low-key tries to sabotage your work;... Read more »

How to dance on this tightrope called Life

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“Dance as if all the world is a stage; yet, dance as if only God is watching.”– Sandria Washington Today, I gave my friend a card and this quote comes from the note I wrote inside. She is a passionate lover of music, dance and living life. Her spirit and watching how she moves through... Read more »
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Russell Simmons "Super Rich" way to turn your life around

Russell Simmons "Super Rich" way to turn your life around
The second opinion you’re looking for is your own belief. — Sandria Washington The last couple of weeks, I’ve been reading Super Rich by Russell Simmons and in it he shares an example from his yoga teacher, Lady Ruth, that compares life to riding the subway. “When you realize that you’re going the wrong way,... Read more »

31 Day Reset Challenge with Rosetta Thurman: Day 2

31 Day Reset Challenge with Rosetta Thurman: Day 2
Okay, Rosetta cut right to the chase with Day 2!  I wasn’t trying to do this much thinking so soon-Ha!  The topic for Reset Day 2 was “Take an Honest Assessment of Your Life”. Needless to say, completing yesterday’s exercises didn’t go as quickly as I’d hoped (I was working on it before going to a... Read more »

31 Days to Reset Your Life Challenge with Rosetta Thurman: Day 1

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Sigh. Thirty-one days implies that this challenge involves doing something consistently for 31 days. Side A of the same old Sandria song is down for the cause…optimistic…ready to go all in. Oh, but that B side. The B side is set to violins. A sad song laced with procrastination, inconsistent follow through, doubt…all of its... Read more »
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soflynmythirties Blog Talk Radio Show Interview with Sandria Washington

soflynmythirties Blog Talk Radio Show Interview with Sandria Washington
Tonight at 10:30 p.m. CT, I’m chatting with Kymberly Keeton, host of the soflynmythirties Blog Talk Radio Show and woman behind the soflynmythirties blog.   I’ll be talking about the Study Hall – Chicago: Writing-Based Creativity Community I facilitate every Sunday in the Bridgeport neighborhood and hopefully, plugging anything else she let’s me sneak in! Hey, there are... Read more »

What You Wear TO the Airport is Just as Important as What You Pack for the Trip

What You Wear TO the Airport is Just as Important as What You Pack for the Trip
Cliche, but time really does fly! At this time exactly a week ago I was here in my apartment franctically doing laundry, answering e-mails, halfway cleaning my third-floor studio penthouse junior loft suite and attempting to pack for a quick getaway.  A week later, my spot is still a mess with clothes everywhere. Not from... Read more »
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