TRIGGER WARNING FOR ALL: The following post discusses mental illness and is a bit different from the usual fluffy inspirational content presented on this blog. Still, I hope it encourages someone, especially For Black Girls With Depression Like Me. You know the weird thing about being depressed is that when you express your symptoms to… Continue reading For Black Girls With Depression…Like Me
Imagine a life where you did not worry what others said about you. I mean like for real NOTHING anyone said could phase you. Now think about how much we criticize ourselves simply so that other people can tolerate us or accept us in this world. We go through great lengths to be treated right… Continue reading Focus Friday’s Post #5: Free Ya Mind
Do you ever feel as if you are on a moving train but its wheels are stuck on the tracks? I know it may sound cliche but the train to life metaphor is one of my favorites. After all a train is often comprised of multiple carts that exist with one another to create an… Continue reading More to Life Monday #3: In Limbo
“Not everything that is in you is for everyone else. There are certain things you must keep for yourself between God, your mind and spirit.”- Ms. Royale Today during my morning prayer & meditation, it occurred to me that I often share nearly all of my afterthoughts from my morning reflection. While I understand my… Continue reading Keep Your Gifts
Think back to the last time you went to the movies. After the theatre has run its 7,000 trailers back to back causing your assigned show to really start a whole 30 minutes after the time printed on your ticket, there is one more ad that pops up on the screen. As a matter of… Continue reading Focus Friday’s #3: Distracted…or Nah?
I can vividly recall the first time I was introduced to this concept of "dreams," and "passions." I was probably around 8 years old and was a 3rd grader at Palm Beach Public Elementary. My teacher passed out worksheets that asked us "What do you want to do when you grow up?" There were no… Continue reading Focus Fridays #2: Are You Living in Your Light or the Shadow of Others?
Whenever we think of simple words such as talk, run, or drive we have a pretty clear understanding of those words. One means to express ourselves verbally, one means to exert more energy from our bodies by moving quicker than walking, and one means to use a vehicle. But wait, those last two words… Continue reading Focus Fridays #1: Don’t Just Catch What You Can…Catch to Win