This week I want to share with you my Spelman sister, Alonia Jones.
There are people all over the internet claiming to be life coaches, wanting to help you get your life together. But Alonia is one I can say I have watched grow and create a life for herself that she can use as an example of how to manifest your own customized destiny fit for a Diva.
Alonia is known as the Destiny Diva, and as she puts it, she was “born to inspire”.
I chose to present Alonia to you this week because this week she is celebrating her 2nd wedding anniversary. I remember a couple of years ago when her wedding pictures popped up in my Facebook newsfeed. I thought “That’s strange… I thought she was already married”. Needless to say I didn’t know any of the details, and didn’t ask, as it didn’t overly concern me. So I clicked LIKE and kept it moving. But then a couple of days ago I noticed a post about celebrating two years married, and something about reuniting with someone from 30 years ago. That’s when I put it together. This woman did what so many women fear. Continue reading “Well Diva Wednesday — Alonia Jones, Destiny Diva — Destined to Love Again” »
I cannot believe in all this time I have not taken the time to share my story and let you know why I do this. Okay, I can believe it. I’ve just been extremely hesitant to share because
Yesterday morning I came across a post on Erin Baynham’s facebook page, Scandalous Beauty. I left my house all smiles after reading the testimony of this extra fly Diva, Nicole Melton. Nicole tells her story of stepping out of the comfort zone, because, in case you didn’t know, that’s where the blessing is. We can all use some inspiration at any given time, and I’m thankful to have come across Nicole’s story for me, and for you.
I have to admit my current project (transitioning from Soul Food Therapy to Well Diva Lifestyle) is a work in progress. I knew I wanted to write a blog post on Wednesdays that had something to do with wellness. But when I read Nicole’s story, I knew then I wanted to feature a Well Diva each Wednesday. Yay! Don’t you just love it?? BTW, my definition of a Well Diva is also a work in progress. LOL! But when a woman has a story that tells how she leaned on God for her next step and came out fabulous on the other side, who can deny that she is both doing Well AND a Diva?
I think Nicole’s story excited me so much because it reminds me of my life about 12 years ago. That’s when I quit my job, packed up and moved from Atlanta to Oakland, 3 weeks later eloped, a year later had my beautiful daughter, all because I trusted Him. Have you done something so daring because you knew it was God leading you? I’d love to know about it, and I’m sure the Divas would too. Share your story below. You can read Nicole’s story here.
Oh, and Happy Well Diva Wednesday!
If you haven’t noticed there are some changes going on here. Sooner or later the new website will replace this one, and we will officially be located at welldiva.com. Why the change?
1. I had the hardest time communicating the message of Soul Food Therapy when I wanted to cover so much more than food.
2. I want to create a community of women who want to live well, eat well, and just overall be well. I think the name Well Diva LIfestyle says that.
3. I love soul food, but I love so many other foods, so maybe the name Soul Food Therapy was just too narrow.
Change is good, and it’s time for a change. A few exciting things to come:
Well Diva Wednesdays – You’re already signed up here, so you can expect more regular posts about food and healthy eating, but also healthy thinking, spending, and whatever else I can pass along to you.
The Well Diva Guidebook – It’s coming along and I can’t wait to share it with you! I can’t give too many details, but when you get it be sure to let me know what you think.
The Well Diva podcast – really excited about this collaboration with my cousin Zahra of The Natural Journey for Life.
The Well Diva Inner Circle – I’m actually in the very early planning stages of this so I’ll share more as it develops.
The Well Diva Retreat – That’s down the road but it will happen. I’ll be sure to give plenty of notice.
That’s a lot so let me go get busy! I’m grateful for each of you and would love your feedback on some of the plans in the works. This is all for you, so feel free to let me know what you think!
Also, if you haven’t taken advantage of the free cleanse starting Monday, you may want to. Almost 100 have signed up, so I know there are probably more of you out there. Don’t miss this! I’m not sure when I will run it again. Sign up here and be a blessing to someone by sharing the link.
You may have noticed, I’ve recently resumed updating my blog after a hiatus of about 6 months.
In fact, Soul Food Therapy is currently undergoing a total makeover. Yay! Who doesn’t love a good makeover?