The Most Powerful Thing You Have…

The most powerful thing you have and how to activate this inner super power.

Your imagination!

Your imagination is a directive. It sort of tells you where your ❤️ wants to go and why. Its an intention.

And when you combine purposeful intention with an elevated emotion... Watch out world!

Opportunities just start showing up "out of the blue" - it's not.

Things just start working out in your favor.

You start to wake up with a little pep in your step, excited about life and EXPECTING it to just go well.

Yup! I expect things to just be amazing. Note: I didn't say perfect. I said amazing. Even in the details that I don't know, even when it's not going how I think it should. It still ends up amazing.

Because God is amazing. He plays the long game. But my point is:

If you can dream it, you can do it.
If you can hold it in your head, you can hold it in your hand.


Try this Journal exercise: write down what you want at the top of the page.

Ask yourself what if I had that? What would life look like?

Then write what you FEEL! Thinking about it does nothing. When you feel it, you know it's working.

Always write in the past tense. As if it already happened - try it! That will will really get the emotions high! You will be so excited!

I do this when I have big things coming up that I'm nervous about.

I don't give in to the nerves. I don't give into the fear. Since imagination works both ways, i channel it into the narrative I want. Instead of letting my mind run rampant with the thing Im afraid of.

There are some days I don't let myself get out of bed until I have a new idea. I close my eyes and just meditate. Where will my mind take me today? When I quiet my thoughts/ignore the to-do list for a few minutes, what do I really feel called to do?

Then, pray. "where would you have me go, what would you have me do, what would you have me say, and to whom?" lesson 71, #acim

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution." - Einstein

PS... Im obviously not in Paris right now PS... Im obviously not in Paris right now. 😂

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Are Readers Leaders?

They say leaders are readers... Are they? 🤔

Or do leaders just enjoy learning, and books are the natural way to do that.

What do you think?

Personally, I've spent the last several weeks engulfed in books. I'm a #sagitarius so learning is like my go to stress reliever. When I'm annoyed, frustrated, sad... When I feel out of control or confused, I make the decision to learn a new thing...and I read and research until I have gotten my handle on it.

People who know me in real life know that I kind of know a lot about a lot. Well, this is my secret.

When the world is all over the place, having one singular point of focus helps me reel it in.

Here's what I will read this month:

  1. 1491: New Revelations of America Before Columbus by Charles Mann
  2. Nefertiti by Michelle Moran
  3. The Water Dancer by @tanehisipcoates
  4. George Washington by @ronchernow

Id love to hear your suggestions.

Currently interested in:

♥️ History
♥️ Biographies
♥️ Anthropology/sociology
♥️ And for fun, historical fiction

What are you reading? Gimme your recommendations. Gimme gimme!!! 🤗 🤗 🤗

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Thinking of Starting a Business During Pandemic?

Starting a business in a pandemic? 👇🏽

Got this question yesterday:

Should I leave my job during a recession to build a business? 🤔

Well, I always say there are two types of people.

Type 1: As soon as they know they are called to entrepreneurship, the countdown to quit begins.

Type 2: Keeps job until the business is successful and self-sustaining.

BTW, There is nothing wrong with either of these as long as you're not making the decisions from a place of fear. I was Def type 1. But there's validity to type 2.

If you're in a 9-5 & feel called to say for a bit, Consider that your 1st financier. Having the stability may give you peace to empire build without worry $$$. In this case, the job is a blessing. Use the time wisely, but make it very clear to YOURSELF that it's temporary!

If you know God is calling you to start a business, be a life coach, write a book, speak, etc and you're STILL working at a job with no progress year after year, this is a much deeper conversation.

Lots to say, let's start here: taking the leap requires a level of trust that is going to seem uncomfortable and inconvenient. You won't realize how many control issues you have until you really gotta give it up lol. And It's NEVER going to feel like the "right time" so let's go ahead and throw that out the window.

Know this: God is gonna do what God does, but you're gonna have to show up for it. We all talk about Peter's lack of faith but let's not forget, he was the only one that got out the boat.

You're allowed to doubt. You're even allowed to be afraid. You can give yourself to permission to feel that. You are human. You should not, however, give yourself permission to be in your feelings so long you don't do the thing you're actually put on this planet to do.

Live the highest version of your calling. Start now.


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What is your life story?

Your story is that thing that you get to own!

Even if you owned nothing else in this world, your story will always be yours - and there's so much beauty in that.

Something to put into deeper consideration, how much if that story you get to write, re-write, and co-write.

You can be a victim or a martyr. But you can also be the hero. You get to choose! And what liberty there is in that choice.

Ask yourself today, are you living the story you have always wanted to live... Or have you settled for a version cheap paperback novel of your true purpose?

If it's the latter, well we can change that! Today is a new day! Who do you want to be?

I know that the last few weeks (errrggg, months?) has been a doozy! Mercury just went direct-it was retrograde for 3 weeks and man did I feel that!

COVID doesn't seem to want to die. Miami is now one of the countries largest Hotspots. 🤦🏾‍♀️

And people... Well they are still people. I'm still having the race conversation almost daily.

But I've also noticed this perfect storm of self awareness and self discovery. I've been in it. All my clients have been in it. It's everywhere. We are seeing parts of ourselves that have bee in hidden for a long time. Desires, fears, habits, it's all bubbling up.

In case you haven't noticed, the world is changing. And we all get to change with it. Even better, we all get to dictate how we want the change to happen! And we get to choose how we show up!

All the world's a stage (literally) and we all have a part to play! No audition necessary.

What story will your life tell?

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NO to Racism!!!

RACISM!!!!! I hate it! 😡

Thank you all for having this conversation with me and coming with an open heart.⠀

Here's what others have said: "Not one video that I have come across thus far has done what your video has I hope it goes viral for the sole purpose that I know more people need to hear it" - D. ⠀

"Dear Tracy, thank you so much for the recent live stream you hosted. It was by far the greatest informative live stream I have watched. Thank you for risking your platform, I feel it was a risk worth taking that will only build your following. 'I know that we are smarter than this' --- we are! Your voice is powerful, if you were running for office I would vote for you as you are a change maker." - S. ⠀

"The greatest video I've watched so far on BLM" - W. ⠀

"Tracyyyy! Your live was so good. Thank you so much for speaking to these topics. They have come up in so many conversations I've had and I am usually so stunned it's even an argument that I don't know what to say. I really appreciate how well you compiled research and explained how it fits into our context." -B. ⠀

I've posted the video down below for those of you who haven't had the chance to watch it.

If you need points to help explain to loved ones who just don't get it.... 

If you are the one who just doesn't get... 

If you're just tired and need a resource to point people to... 

Please use this.⠀


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Black Lives MATTER!

Checking in on my STRONG friends.

How are you doing?

Sounds like a loaded question. But with all that's going on right now, sometimes its the right one.

As COVID wasn't enough 😫

Watching videos of #AhmaudAsbury and #GeorgeFloyd, hearing about #BreonnaTaylor, and FEELING all that comes with it. It is a lot in a very short amount of time. Its compounded grief and anger and emotions that I cant even begin to express. I know many of you feel the same.

Checking in on you because, if youre reading this, you're probably a leader in some capacity. And people look to you and lean on you to be a voice of reason, a light in the dark, a beacon. And thats heavy weight to carry.
Personally, I find myself teetering between what seems to be a slight depression (because I have no other words to categorize it at the moment) and outright rage.

I'm thankful for a community that allows me to do that. I've spent the last week or so having  many conversations. I have had many crying sessions by myself and those around me.

I have tried several times to film videos of my own thoughts. I've tried to record podcasts to get it out there but I find that I either start crying to the point where my words are incoherent or my words become destructive. Neither of which is helpful.

I have shared a number of resources, posts, and ideals on IG stories. From those whom I felt have been able to articulate what I'm feeling in a more coherent way. I'm in awe of those who have been able to be so eloquent in this season. Lemme tell you something...when it comes to this particular subject matter, that is NOT my gift 🤣

I've had countless private conversations. But... I understand that my public platform carries weight. And so, I will ABSOLUTELY be saying something.

And just so we are clear - #blacklivesmatter

So whatever form it takes...thats the message.

So as I gather myself and my thoughts, I wanted to reach out to you and let you know that I grieve, I mourn, I hurt, I cry. this is very real for me as a black woman, as an American, and as a human being! But I am also letting my voice be heard, as should YOU!

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