Author: Divinity

Inspirations, The Good

The Bird Walk for Recovery: September 2, 2017

September is National Recovery Month which shines a light on the taboo subject of addiction and the road to recovery, and the support services and professionals who aid in the process. “No one is immune from addiction; it afflicts people of all ages, races, classes, and professions.” – Patrick J. Kennedy Addiction is non-discriminant in […]

Inspirations, Simple Living

Rejuvenate, Reevaluate.

As the temperatures plummet, and we prepare to welcome in 2016 with wishful goals and bright eyes, it is important to not only focus on what needs to change around us, but also what needs to change within ourselves. Take this time to reflect on how you might be hindering your progress to completing your […]


Accepting The Next Phase

This is hard to explain without gory, graphic details, but I will try my best. In 2010, I was diagnosed with a condition called PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) after a hellacious period that lasted 3 full months. 3 trips to the ER and a seizure later, I finally had an answer to why my cycle […]

Featured Entrepreneur, The Good

Women of the Future: The Link Up

Intelligent, creative, vivacious, and on the move. That is the quintessential definitinion of today’s woman, and these young women have it all going on. Meet the ladies of the sensationally funny podcast, The Link Up.  Ka’Lyn, Jazzmin, and Amber comprise the dynamic threesome headlining this period perfect podcast.  “Being outspoken is needed in a world where being silenced […]


Girl Interrupted

  2009 was a crazy year for me. At the beginning of the year, I found myself in the most devastating of situations. I had been evicted and had to tuck my tail and go back to my mother’s house. Shortly after arriving at my mother’s house, she began pressuring me to contribute more to […]


Love You, Just The Way You Are

Self love is the acceptance of all that you are and all that you are destined to be. It is being honest with yourself about every aspect of your life. It is holding yourself accountable when you fall short, and with a pure heart being able to assess the pitfalls in your plans to correct […]


I Hope You Dance

I hope you still feel small when you stand beside the ocean, Whenever one door closes I hope one more opens, Promise me that you’ll give faith a fighting chance, And when you get the choice to sit it out or dance. I hope you dance…. – Lee Ann Womack, “I Hope You Dance” In […]

Craft Corner, Simple Living

Personalizing Your Planner

  So you have chosen a planner that suits your needs. Now it’s time for the fun stuff. It’s decorating time! I will get you started with some of the ways I plan to continue personalizing my planner(s). Washi Tape ( Paper Tape)-  ($.50-$4.00) Washi tape is considered to be one of the holy grail […]

Simple Living

Finding Planner Peace

This post is the first from our newest Our Urban Eden contributor Ms. Divinity Lowe. _________________________________________________________________________ At the end of 2014, I vowed that 2015 as a whole would have more impact on the out turn of the rest of my life. In preparation for this magical year, I began researching the ways of truly […]