It was hard to do. I had to use a word that makes me feel uncomfortable. I had to tell someone No! And I had to tell them no more than once because they didn’t believe me the first time I said it. Saying no was so empowering. I felt like a three year old … More I Had To Say No
Therapy is often taboo in the black community. We go to church not therapists or at least that is what we were told when growing up. Seeing a therapist was a sign of weakness because you were supposed to take your burdens to The Lord in prayer, not to the man while lying on a … More That’s Why You Need Therapy
When I was younger I was the limbo champ. When I was younger I could drop it likes it hot. When they were asking for volunteers to sit on the floor or kneel for the staff picture day this week. I thought to myself not today Satan. If I go low, I’m not getting up. … More How Low Can You Go?
This was Saturday I was ready for the weekend. I just knew I was looking cute!!! Fast forward to yesterday I looked like a chipmunk with a swollen face, bags under my eyes from crying and my anxiety at the highest. My last two wisdom teeth needed to come out and I was walking around … More I Was Looking Cute!
I am not sure if it is my heart monitor or my short natural hairstyle, but this sista was asked out on five dates this week. Holla!!!! Before you get all excited two of those invites don’t count. One little boy was thirty years old! Bless his little heart. Another gentlemen was a little “suspect”, … More Who Needs Match.com When You’re Wearing A Heart Monitor
My affirmation post-it collection was on the mirror in my bathroom. It was my morning meeting time with myself, it helped prepare me for the day ahead. Last year I threw away all of the post-it notes and started over. This time I moved them to the office space downstairs where I work. It’s definitely … More Post-It
I never realized the importance of an anchor. An anchor is used to moor the vessel to the sea bottom. An anchor leg of a relay is the fastest runner who is able to make up time in the race and finish strong. I think about the weight on my shoulders and how I have … More My Future
I have to admit I’m glad that I was damaged in the past. In some ways maybe parts of me are still damaged. When you’ve been damaged and hit rock bottom you have a humbling experience that will change your mindset and path in life. Every day bullshit doesn’t affect you the same way that … More Damaged People
Enough with keeping up with the Jones’s or the Kardashian’s. I’m trying to keep up with me, myself and I. If I learned anything this week it’s that what’s for me is for me and God’s timing isn’t my timing. I stopped worrying about what other people were doing and focused on keeping my own … More Time To Pull The Weeds
Each day we wake up we need to realize just how much power we have to dictate our day. We can carry the drama from the night before or we can start each day with a clean slate. To evolve means to develop gradually over time. We all evolve, but does that only occur when … More Evolve or Repeat