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Life Lessons

Celebrate Yourself

I remember when I turned 38 some years ago. I thought it was the worst birthday ever. I spent almost the entire day alone, and I was miserable. You see, I was waiting. I was waiting for my family to call me and wish me a Happy Birthday. I was waiting for my hubby to get home from work and make me feel special. I was waiting for my kids to validate and acknowledge me, telling me that I had been a good mom. Unfortunately, none of the affection I so patiently waited for came.

I became angry. I wondered why no one made me feel special or made a big deal out of my special day. Then, it finally hit me. That ah ha moment when I realized…

Life Lesson: Love and validation comes from within. Waiting for others to appreciate and acknowledge you leads to disappointment. Celebrate yourself!


About Imani Sankofa

Hi there! I’m Imani Sankofa, Holistic Health Coach & Consultant. As a result of working with us, women learn to reduce stress, release weight, and reconnect to life. I'm looking to work with women who are interested in peace of mind, improved health, and creating a life they love.


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