Change your perspective.

by Sometimes all you need to clear your head, solve a problem, or find inspiration is a change in your immediate surroundings. Other times you need to examine everything more closely, or more in depth. Perspective, or viewpoint, depends on what you see with your eyes, but it is heavily influenced by what associations and […]

Got skills?

by As in, what does your skill set REALLY look like? I got snapped at last night because I mentioned changing my professional profiles to reflect the many abilities I have acquired since beginning this book journey. My girl had told me more than once to update my resume and cater my job search to […]

Bestseller bound!

by I challenge you to go to Amazon ( right now, today, and buy any Tonya D. Floyd Kindle book for under $5 and get as many people as you can think of to do the same. Not just because you know me, but because I’m good at everything I do, and I asked you […]

Longing to belong.

by Not anymore. It’s like I woke up and decided I don’t need to work hard at being accepted or included in any group, family, club, couple or anywhere–including skinny. Look, when I decided to drop some weight and eat better, it was clearly with the objective of making changes I can live with long-term. […]

I’m rich! I got 86,400

by New day. 86,400 seconds. That’s all I need to change something. Literally thousands of opportunities exist in the seconds of today. Choices that can touch people, begin new relationships, end old ones, or find something. Thousands of chances, thousands of changes, or just one significant change is all you need today. Do something different. […]

Why should I be discouraged?

by Well, I could be discouraged because I don’t have an agent, or a big publisher to promote my writing. An established writer friend of a friend, who has both, said that self-publishing isn’t the way to go these days because nobody takes you seriously in the business. She’s right to a degree; but you […]