It is very easy to become stressed and overwhelmed during the holidays—especially with every nook and cranny of the world being adorned in Christmas decor and music. While the holiday season can be full of joy and celebration that isn’t the reality for everyone, and if you are anything like me...this time of year can … Continue reading 12 Days of Self-Care: Staying Grounded During the Holiday Season
The holidays are here, and we’re all looking for special gifts for our loved ones. Have you considered spending some of your hard-earned cash with small, Black-owned businesses? If so, I’ve got the perfect holiday gift guide just for you. If not, below is why you should! Either way, keep reading. Economic advocacy for Black-owned … Continue reading #SupportBlackBusinesses: 2018 Holiday Gift Guide
Paris is a feeling. The food, wine, shadows of the Eiffel Tower, jaw-dropping gardens, midday strolls… I get chills just thinking about it. The city has such a romantic aura! After only a few days of gallivanting through the streets in total admiration, I wanted to pack my bags and move abroad. It's just so picturesque … Continue reading A Complete Travel Guide to Paris
Something happened to me the other day that triggered an instant feeling of hurt and even a streak of anger. I was so consumed by the happening that it completely altered my mood. I thought to myself, 'how long are you going to allow this memory to have that affect on you?' So after doing … Continue reading Before healing others, heal yourself.
Some of the strongest people we know have self-loathing issues. Some of them even create the most confident facade but are bound by fear. The truth is, EVERYONE has fears and some type of uncertainty or anxiety about themselves. No one is born feeling empowered as confidence is learned, so it is completely normal to … Continue reading Self-Empowerment From Within
One of the most powerful things we have is our energy. It defines the way we live, both naturally and spiritually, and it allows us to speak without speaking. But what happens when our energy undergoes a deficit? What happens when we are so disconnected from our spiritual compass that we don't have enough power … Continue reading Have you seen my charger? Found it!
The most uncomfortable feeling I've experienced would have to be facing the unknown. Seriously, the restraint of not being able to decipher what's to come is simply annoying. The thing is, we cannot control everything. We make all of these immaculate plans for our lives, all the while God is laughing because His plan is … Continue reading Be Present.
I am an educated Black woman, and to some that's a threat. My ancestors shed blood, sweat and tears for me to be able to exude such prestige, which essentially reflects the fact that I am a force to be reckoned with. Every since the days of slavery, constraining Blacks from an education was used as a method … Continue reading One Thing I Know for Sure ….
Do you ever take out the time to just meditate on how far you have come and the things you have accomplished thus far? As I sit next to my window with the sun beaming on my face, I cannot help but to be anything other than thankful. Thankful because this little black girl from … Continue reading A Thankful Heart is a Happy Heart
Diamonds are formed when carbon is under extreme pressure in the earth. Without pressure a diamond would just be carbon in a lesser form such as graphite. Without the trials and tribulations of life, where would we be? Lost...completely. We would have no sagacity to pilot our lives, and the motivation to excel would be … Continue reading No Pressure, No Diamonds.