Empowerment Blog

January's Temple Talk: The Year of Completion

Join us Friday, January 20 at 7:00p.m. PST for our monthly Temple Talk, The Year of Completion: Going Higher in 2017. One Temple Fitness is all about assisting you to becoming your healthiest and being the best you that God has destined you to be!

Achieving Work-Life Balance By Incorporating Self-Care Practices

At the annual Association of Black Women in Higher Education (ABHWE) writing retreat, I gave a presentation on Achieving Work-Life Balance By Incorporating Self-Care Practices. At the end of my workshops, I usually sum up the presentation through a mantra. Below is the mantra from this workshop and I hope you find it insightful and inspiring.


Today I choose to say, I am a woman who understands the importance of work-life balance, by recognizing and fulfilling MY identified priorities! I am unapologetically on the road to achieve this balance through self-care practices by:
Life by
Cherishing my
Authenticity by
Embracing ME!
I know this road will not occur over night but since I am reminded that life is short and some aspects of life are not rubber, I am committed to achieving a work-life balance by incorporating self-care!

- By Gimel Rogers, M.A. (Not authorized for use, unless permission from author.)

Social Media & Your Future

Yesterday, Saturday, January 11, 2014, I presented on Social Networking as a part of my "Etiquette 101" workshop. During the workshop, I informed the young ladies how social media can be a pathway to success as well as a gatekeeper, depending on how they represent themselves. Click on the source below to read How Social Media Privacy Settings Could Affect Your Future. And always remember, privacy settings is the second step, choosing not to post inappropriate comments and pictures is the first step.