1. Book stores, book sanctuaries, personal home libraries...wherever dope books reside, I am happy there.
2. Bikram Yoga and its effects. It is often difficult to get myself into a hot yoga room but once I'm there melting away all anger, I feel proud and I feel happier.
3. Music: Sade, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Jr. Gong, Erykah Badu, India.Arie, Jill Scott, Meleni Smith, Alice Smith, Tool, Susheela Raman, Bob Marley, Jay-Z, J. Cole...the list goes on and on... Usually my N O I R E playlist on #Spotify does the trick!
4. Love Jones. Hands down - one of my favorite movies and basically guaranteed to make me feel happier...
5. Some of my other favorite movies do the trick as well. There's A Long Kiss Good Night, Die Hard (all), Kill Bill I & II, Original Sin, Crossroads, Where The Heart Is, Equalizer, Practical Magic, The Craft
6. Youtube Videos featuring Will Smith, Sister Souljah, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Nicki Minaj, Jay-Z
7. Books by Alice Walker, Colin Channer, Asha Bandele, Ernest Holmes or Napoleon Hill
8. Def Jam Poetry
9. Self help literature
10. The ocean, a pond in the woods, a hidden stream, a lake
11. A sister cirlce
12. Emotional freedom technique
13. Scientific prayer
14. The calm still silence of a meditation room (especially the one at UNC-Greensboro)
15. Walking a college campus
16. Exploring the aisles in Whole Foods Anywhere, USA
17. Talking to my best friend on the phone
18. The understanding and camaraderie I feel speaking to my eldest Sister Infinity
19. Memories of past loves
21. Thinking of all the ways I've conquered, overcome and won in my lifetime
22. A letter from Charles, or just saying his name
23. Reading through an old journal (reading an old story of mine)
24. Surfing the net for awesome entrepreneurial women, their blogs, vlogs and business sites
25. A card reading (giving & receiving)
26. A witch's shop and plenty of money to invest there
27. Road tripping though the wide open roads
28. Relocating or doing something outrageous in general
29. Fasting the fat away and loving the mental clarity that comes with light intake
30. Waking up to a clean, comfortable and quiet home