Author Archives: Lisa-Marie

  • High School Black History Month essay contestOffbeat

    I like to share resources, articles, events, and more that are relevant to current or local news on Facebook. I more-so do longer commentary on this blog, unless something is really interesting to me, I share here. If you want to see more of my shorter and more personal commentary pieces, subscribe to me on […]

  • Don’t interrupt me when I’m workingPersonal Growth

    Interruption is the death of me. When I am working on a project, I’m secluded and focused. I get so wrapped up, I often forget to eat and bathroom breaks are a nuisance. When people interrupt me, I get extremely irritated because I know I get distracted easily. In this article by Steve Pavlina he […]

  • 100 Black Men Mean Business Minority Small Biz Forum January 10, 2013Offbeat

    If you are in New York on January 10, 2013, you might want check out the 100 Black Men Mean Business Minority Small Biz Forum. This business forum will be hosted by the Long Island Chapter of 100 Black Men, a civic organization which strives to empower and uplift African-American’s through mentorship, education, wellness, and […]

  • Dream journaling 101Personal Growth

    Dreamers often ask me for tips on how to recall their dreams. More or else, I give the same responses. My top response is to get a dream journal and to record dreams as often as possible. I have come to realize that the issue may be that, individuals do not know where to start. Dream Journaling 101 Recording […]

  • Ask Lisa-Marie: Why do we sleep?Sustainability

    Dear L.Marie: Why do we sleep?  -D, NY ~ Thank you D, for submitting a question: The act of sleeping is a state in which temporarily activity ceases to occur in the human body. Our natural circadian rhythm runs on a 25 hour cycle. It is during this cycle that drowsiness sets in approximately every 12 […]

  • Charkra meditation guidePersonal Growth

    If possible have a relaxing sounds playing in the background. 1. Lay in a comfortable position. Breathe in and out. 2. Envision a white light above head 3. Envision white light traveling down body – relaxing your:  forehead  eyes neck shoulders arms fingers heart hip thighs shins toes 4. Starting at the root chakra (1st chakra) located at the base of […]