Subject 29: Inside Girlboss Rally

Inside Girlboss Rally

2019 L.A.| Behind the scenes and Panel Highlights

Journey with me! In this video vlog, I take you inside and behind the scenes of Girlboss Rally 2019, at UCLA in Los Angeles. So many wisdom gems were dropped at the rally.  Women came from all over the place, and the world to assemble in sisterhood, share, and learn together. The weather was warm, sunny, and electric. The whole function was vibing high.  Thank you, Summertime in California! 

So many places I could start. So, let's start here: GirlBOSSESS were everywhere!!

Throughout the day, I felt a kindred-ness with every lady I met. That's sisterhood. What a beautiful wavelength?! That’s just how it should be: the sisterhood supporting each other.

The topics and sessions at the rally were as diverse as you could imagine. So many feminine voices and minds sharing insight, tips, gifts, and wisdom. At the rally, Rupi Kaur recited her powerful poetry, my dear sister-friend Erica Chidi Cohen, author, doula, and founder of Loom in Los Angeles, shared here thoughts and grace with the audience, and Girlboss’s founder and CEO, Sophia Amoruso gave the opening address and chatted about all things entrepreneur-hood. As a lady entrepreneur (a.k.a. Girlboss), having a network and platform such as Girlboss to tap into is a beyond valuable.


GIRLBOSS RALLY Dream Out Loud wall:


“We may falter, we are human, it’s okay. I always say, journey with power and grace…”


Girlboss Rally, UCLA, Los Angeles | L to R: Liz Hernandez, Lalah Delia, Jerico Mandybur, Lauren Ash | Photo Credit: Rachel Murray, Getty Images

Girlboss Rally, UCLA, Los Angeles | L to R: Liz Hernandez, Lalah Delia, Jerico Mandybur, Lauren Ash | Photo Credit: Rachel Murray, Getty Images

About our panel

Our panel included other like-minded lady entrepreneurs (a.k.a. Girlbosses) who I admire. One, in particular, my good sister-friend Lauren Ash, speaker, founder of Black Girl in Om, and also the host of the Black Girl in Om podcast. I met Liz Hernandez, creator, and founder of Wordaful, and moderator Jerico Mandybur, author, self-care coach, and spiritual guide, or the first time IRL. They were beautiful souls.

You know when you meet IRL and it feels like you've already met before? Yeah, it was that kind of glorious energy.

Our panel’s focus was all about self-care, a very welcomed request from Girlboss. Our theme and title was title Slowing Down and Being Kind(er) to Yourself. I'm convinced that vibrating higher daily through self-care changes the game and allows higher purpose to actualize. This has been the case over and over again in my life and in the lives of my good entrepreneur friends.

No matter where we find ourselves and no matter what our tasks, aspirations, and goals at hand are and set before us, as we take care of ourselves, we embody more and more personal power and grit, to make it all a reality. Both of which are a must in when going after and manifesting your dreams, goals, and visions.

Self-care re-ignites our fire and passion. It nourishes us, fuels us,  and restores us, helping us to show up daily as higher potential vessels and conduits in the world, especially when we're feeling depleted and worn out. Self-care anyone? 

And of course, fortifying through self-care helps empower us to become the Gilrbosses we envision ourselves being; it sustains us!!

Find your soul's medicine.

Reflect on the various ways self-care empowers you. What methods and forms of self-care help you vibrate higher and feel like you again? Once you have an answer, you have the pathway. Whatever it is that makes you vibrate higher daily, do more and more of that. That's your soul's medicine. And, it’s essential to the smaller and bigger process at work in your life. 

“Self-care for me is a place where you go and you don’t leave until you’re empowered.”

–Lalah Delia



Here are Some of My Talking points

Self-care for me is a place where you go and you don’t leave until you’re empowered. It’s is a pathway to empowerment for me.



Self-care is not something new. The word is new, but the governing practice has been moving through a different language, throughout different times. And so, this is our time.

We have to remember that our ancestors, the generations before us, always had a way to slow down, to connect and to reset. And in the Black tradition - it would be our spirituality. Going way-way back it was still-away in solitude when possible, spirituality, gathering, and singing spirituals by a river. And in the Civil Rights movements, they had prayer meetings and meetings in each other’s homes. For our generation it is different. We don’t do the same things or fight the same struggles, but we are a continuation of their work. And so we have to remember that we have to self-care to get through and over: to vibrate higher daily. 

They didn’t have the tools that we have today. We are so fortunate. Being a continuation of their work, we have no excuse not to be on the front lines and to be empowered. We may falter, we are human, it’s okay. I always say, journey with power and grace, because on some days, you will find yourself depleted. Being spiritual beings in these human bodies can be exhausting, so when you find yourself exhausted, I always say take all the time you need to feel like you again. When you remember who you are, the game changes. That’s through self-care for me, that’s what the empowering practice is about. 


Self-care is going to be the foundation for you, and it’s always going to go back to that. 


Each of you have a mission that you were brought to this planet with, and without self-care you’re gonna forget who you are, people will deplete you, you'll feel stuck, and always on the sidelines, but with self-care, which is something to get you going–you get back in the game with fresh higher vibrations and energy, and you become the empowered hero of your life again. And, you'll serve and show up in a greater capacity and potential.


In the Buddhist tradition, the root of all suffering is not being in the present moment. So you’re either thinking about the past or about the future. That’s a quick way to ground: ok let me think, me at this very moment, wherever I find myself, I'm ok I’m good. And from there if you are feeling stuck or weary or tired, any type of fear-based thoughts come up, just switch that, switch the vibration. i teach all about vibration, and it’s just turning the radio up. And you start affirming, I am more than able to do this. You visualize yourself doing that thing empowered or you visualize the outcome being okay. 


For me, a thing that always brings me back, is gratitude. In this world, the feminine is rising at a level that is truly astounding, and we are breaking down patriarchal models, and paths. The whole get rich without trying, no, no thank you. That goes against everything that is self-care is about, and that goes against the natural rhythm of who a woman is. We can go slow, we have cycles, we can be in the present moment and know that everything is coming to us. We are meeting ‘it’ as we are being who we are and showing up [in the present]. We have a cycle. So that’s patience in itself. Embody that. 

What this can look like for me, is when I feel like I’m not doing enough or something should be happening quicker, I go to gratitude. What’s happening right now? And a lot of times I’m like wait a minute, i have so much to be grateful for right now. And so i go to my gratitude list and I’ll start listing three things I’m grateful for. 


Journey in grace. 


You don’t have to be so strict with this. Have fun. The Universe has a sense of humor, God has a sense of humor. If you look at your journey it’s pretty funny. When we can laugh about it, it really makes the healing and the vibration change and it neutralizes a lot of triggers. 


When we are so pushed to perform and to compare ourselves, I just want to bring comparison in here, because when we’re comparing we’re not [living] in the now. You are in a sacred process of always unfolding and becoming, and so who you are right now, deserves your attention and deserves your presence and deserves that you be fully engaged in where you are. 

When you can be fully engaged, you show up as a powerhouse wherever you go. You’re not trying to be anyone else. You are who you are. Be fully embodied, engaged, and integrated with who you are. For me, that’s how I’ve been able to really live in my now moments. The future will take care of itself, you got this. 


Self-care is not selfish. Sometimes women are taught to give, give, give, and aren’t giving to themselves, and that if you do take time to yourself it’s selfish. There shouldn’t be any shame around self-care - it’s not selfish. 


When you find yourself doing something and being hard on yourself or feel down if it’s not working for you, know that someone else’s path may not your path. You’re a unique individual. Not that it’s not the right path for you because it doesn’t work, but because you’re unique. Be okay with exploring. That’s the fun part of self-care, that you can explore all you want. Also in different seasons in your life, your self-care routines will change. Be okay if you have to transition out of a routine that doesn’t work for you currently. That’s been my biggest relief, when I can say, ok it’s not that it’s not working for me it’s just not working for me now, it’s not the way, it’s not for this season. And then I can pick up and do something new. That’s a good way to explore.

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Contemplation &


What does self-care mean and look like to you?

Were you brought up seeing what self-care looks like?

Have you established healthy boundaries in your life?

How will you create a strong and devoted relationship with self-care?

How might you support a loved one’s need for self-care?

How can you be kind(er) to yourself?

Have a question, or

something to share?

Drop a comment below. Your thoughts, questions, and feedback, are welcomed, valued, appreciated.

Girlboss Rally


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Subject 28: Self-Dates: Taking Time for Yourself

Self-Dates: Taking

Time for Yourself

A visual meditation and Virtual outinG for you. Plus First Podcast!

Journey with me as I go out on a self-date. In this video vlog, which doubles as a visual meditation and virtual outing, I spend nourishing alone and explorative time at The Getty Museum in sunny Los Angeles. Taking time for ourselves is essential. It’s how we continually learn ourselves. It’s a great way to cultivate our inner-lives, inner-peace, and greater self-awareness and worth. And, it’s how we take our power back. Solitude is sacred!

Drop a comment below to let us know if you like this new style of vlogging. Your feedback helps us create more of what you’re loving. And, it helps us mix things up around here too! Yay!

Love you, so much! Relax, rest, and enjoy!

“Sometimes, you have to go off alone, to come back and be better. Solitude is sacred.”



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Self-Dates: Taking time for Yourself

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There are many reasons and times when being alone with yourself is cathartic, essential, necessary, and cleansing. Such as:

  • To process emotions, you're experiencing

  • To discharge heavy energy/s

  • To release emotional stress

  • To release what isn't yours vibrationally

  • To clear your mind

  • To seek and gain clarity

  • To listen to your inner voice

  • To connect to Higher Power

  • Refresh and reset your spirit, soul, mind, and vibrational field

Where are at least three places you can take yourself out on a self-date this summer ?


Things To Do Solo:

1. Volunteer time: go alone and spend a day away from your life and impact someone else's. What causes are you passionate about? Where/who can use your gifts. Volunteering is also a great way to learn new skills. A new craft in particular for me (although I wasn't alone) was learning to build a picket fence while volunteering with Habitat for Humanity. A whole picket fence, ya'll! The thing that stood out to me was that the process of building a fence felt like a meditation. It was the most relaxing deep physical labor! Who knew!?

2. Mother Nature: Let mother nature be your guide and companion. Nature is one of the most powerful, potent, and effective conduits available to us. Time spent in nature is soul medicine, it's cleansing, and most of the time it's free! Unless you're at a National Park or State Beach, whereas there 's a small fee to enter or park. These fees are contributions. They help with the upkeep of preserving these local and national natural spaces and treasures.

Go out and explore nature. Happy adventures to you! Don't litter.

3. Go to a sacred site or space: Spending time in sacred spaces alone is so very freeing. Without the company of someone else in your life present, you can allow your spirit and heart open up in profound ways that only alone and solitude time births. The good news is that The Most High and your divine guides are always with you.

Some of the other ways are:

Going to a garden

A favorite restaurant

A museum

A concert

Go check out a movie

Going hiking

Dropping in a new class

Hitting the road. Take a road trip

Other forms of travel

Use discernment and wisdom wherever you go. Stay mindful of your surroundings. Plan ahead. Leave a note with someone. Go have fun!


  1. What are your intentions for taking time for yourself?

  2. Go within. Listen. Where is your life and soul asking you to go?

  3. Can you feel and sense with clarity where you’re being called to expand and vibrate higher through solitude?

  4. Are there healthy boundaries in place to support your ‘me-time’?

  5. If not, how will you set them and honor them?

  6. What is your soul’s medicine this season? What’s nourishing you? What’s currently feeding your soul? Do more of that! Alone!

  7. Where in your life are you feeling lead to be alone more often?

  8. How will you honor the process?

Related Quotes

“Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.”

― Toni Morrison, Beloved

“Loving ourselves works miracles in our lives.”

― Louise Hay

“Your relationship with yourself sets the tone for every other relationship you have.”

― Unknown

“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.”

― Rumi

Find Your soul’s


–Lalah Delia

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Subject 27: 3 Things I'm Learning This Season

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“This season is a sacred part of the process.”


3 Things I’m Learning

This Season

Subject 27: 3 Things I’m Learning This Season

Journey with me! Come along, as I spend nourishing time in nature’s sanctuary and reflect on 3 Things I’m Learning in This Season. I’ve been paying deep attention to my life and honoring the process. It’s a beautiful thing when we reach a place of sacred flow. Where we aren’t forcing our life, but instead flowing and being in sacred tune: with it, with sacred divine timing, and with the bigger divine process happening for us–and through us.

In this video vlog, I share what I’m learning and leaning all the more into this season.

Also, drop a comment below to let us know if you like this new style of vlogging. Your feedback helps us create more of what you’re loving. And it helps us mix things up around here too! Yay!

Love you, so much! Enjoy!

Butterfly vibrations. The butterflies love me! And they love you!

Butterfly vibrations. The butterflies love me! And they love you!

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What are 3 Things you’re learning This season?

What Are you Learning:

  1. Mind-wise

  2. Body-wise

  3. Spirit-wise

  4. Soul-wise

  5. Social-wise

  6. Vibration-wise

You are being divinely guiding on your journey. Your Higher Power knows the best way. Honoring the process and guidance is how you take your power back, and/or stay in your place of power.


Waht is the SACRED WORK To Do?

Stay Ready. Fortify. Do more of what sharpens you, nourishes you, and gives you power: mind, body, spirit, soul, vibrational. This helps you to show up ready and in your power, and to remain composed, graceful, and poised.  

What can you do more of in this season? What can you do less of?

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  1. Are you listening to your body and to your life?

  2. Go within. Listen. What is it communicating to you?

  3. Observe your life and take note. Do more of what makes it and you vibrate higher daily.

  4. Are there things, or people, that are no longer serving you in this season?

  5. What is your soul’s medicine this season? What’s nourishing you? What’s currently feeding your soul?

  6. Are you honoring this season and it’s process?

  7. How can you honor it more?

Be mindful and open to what your soul’s medicine is and isn’t this season.

–Lalah Delia

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Subject 26: Navigating Your Desert as a Millennial w/India


Navigating Your



Hello all!

Today’s class will be held by the lovely India (me!). I’m Lalah’s daughter, for those who don’t know, and I serve as a VHD team member. I’m so overjoyed to be sharing my insight on the desert terrain, as I’m currently journeying through one in this season of my life. Being that I am indeed a millennial, 21, I’m fully aware of the significance of acknowledging, recognizing, and knowing how to navigate through your desert early on in life.

Throughout life, we may be called to go to a sacred place within ourselves, with ourselves, to purge, receive, release, make space for new, disconnect, become “you” again, open ourselves up for spiritual growth, enter a new season/ chapter in your life, and so much more!

In this video, I’ll be giving you a fresh perspective on how to successfully recognize and/or overcome your terrain to assist you in reaching your fullest potential. Because ultimately, that’s what it’s all about! :)

“Sometimes, you have to go be alone to come back and be better. Solitude is sacred. ”


Navigating your



Subject 26: Navigating The Desert


1. Recognizing when it’s time to enter your desert

2. Emotional Care and support

3. Protecting Your energy

4. Significance of desert


5 practices to help you journey though your desert

  1. Prayer and other spiritual work

  2. Meditation

  3. Taking tonics as needed

  4. Self-care: baths, binaural beats, massage, rest, fitness, nourishing foods…etc

  5. Mindfulness: stay mindful of why you’re being called to be in your desert.



  1. Are you recognizing the signs that you’re being lead to the desert?

  2. Are you in the desert now?

  3. Are you staying away from the things that no longer serve you?

  4. What does your environment look and feel like? Is it supporting your terrain?

  5. Are you honoring the process?


What are the things that make you vibrate higher daily? Use these tools to keep you not only sustained, but empowered in the desert.

What are your goals and intentions for this terrain? Keep in mind that your desert has a higher purpose.

“sometimes, you have to go be alone to come back and be better. Solitude is sacred.”

- Lalah delia

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Sister Talk: Spring Cleaning Your Life w/Maryam Hasnaa

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Spring Cleaning Your


Sister Talk:w/Maryam Hasnaa

My dear friend Maryam and I chat about the symbolism of spring time in our lives and how we ‘spring clean’ our lives and work with new spring time energies and its vitality for our higher good. Spring is a powerful season of refreshing, restoration, and rebirth. Enjoy the vibes!

How are you using this spring season for your good? Are you refreshing, restoring, and rebirthing?

Spring Cleaning Your


Spring Cleaning



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Subject 25: BODY WORK: For Coming Home to Yourself

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Body Work


The body is a magnet and is absorbing energies all day long, all of the time. Are you aware of it? Do you feel it? Your body is always speaking in direct effect to your day, your thoughts, your choices, your interactions, and your experiences. Listen and honor it.

In this class, we explore doing just that and more, like empowering it and helping it to thrive. YES INDEED!



Body Work


Subject 25: Body Work


Energy Cleansing:

How to discharge energy

Cleanliness is next to godliness 

Soaking in epsom salt, essential oils or recommended products

Binaural beats

and more ways shared in the video


Body Work:

Working out/staying active/moving the energy around and out


Baths to soak body stress away

Nourishing with healing foods

Slowing down, pausing, relaxing, and restoring 

Reserving your energy 

Storing energy

Healthy desired weight for you

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Boundaries are about living in honor and reverence to who you are as a vessel and soul being, and not entwining yourself with what isn’t in service to your highest good, or with the higher good of the collective. It’s not personal, it’s vibrational. It’s energy.


Keep a mindful eye on what’s happening in your body, in your personal space, and in the settings around you while out in public spaces. When you're observant, you have more power to respond instead of react. And to tend to your body’s needs. You have the power. Distinguish what yours and what’s someone else’s vibration and projections. Acknowledge any areas you’re being called to do the work, to restore, to nourish, to nurture, to heal, to charge, to slow down, to release, to move, and so on.

Be mindful and observant of what you’re taking in and being exposed to and how much.


You’ve done the work, now it’s time to guard your body temple. Doing the work is a form protection.  


Stay Ready. Fortify. Do more of what sharpens you, nourishes you, and gives you power: mind, body, spirit, soul, vibrational. This helps you to show up ready and in your power, and to remain composed, graceful, and poised.  


  1. How have you been treating your body?

  2. Are you loving your body into well being?

  3. Do you speak empowering words that serve and affirm your body, or that don’t?

  4. Are you listening to your body and honoring what it’s communicating to you?

  5. Are you honoring your body as the temple and sacred ground that it is?

  6. Are you empowering your body as the vessel and vehicle it is?


  1. What do you love about your body?

  2. What about your body are you grateful for?

  3. What is your body thriving from as of lately?

  4. What is depleting it and/or causing not to thrive?

  5. Where can you send more love within?

  6. How can you poise and fortify yourself to show up in your power?

  7. How can you rise above, vibrate higher daily, and thrive your way forward?

Journey in grace and power.

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