5 Things They Don’t Tell You About Grief

It strikes when we least expect it and we are forced to learn how to live our daily lives without someone who was close to us. We learn to figure out a new tune to life and find hope in new places. Grief is something that can be all consuming if it’s not properly understood. […]

Helping Others: The Service of Life

Wherever you go make it your life’s mission to be in the service of those who need you. This doesn’t always refer to those who are poor or homeless. Serving others is also a key component in business, life, the success of an entrepreneur and the success of college students. This is the purpose of […]

5 Steps: How to Be Happy

Such a simple yet, complex topic. Happiness. What is happiness? Have you ever found yourself wondering how to be happy? Most people at some point in life ask this question. Too much work and not enough leisure or “me” time can leave you wondering what your life is about. Without finding the true passion in […]

Motivation After “Failure”

Let me start by saying this. You ONLY fail when you give up. “Failure” isn’t a permanent state of being. A loss is only temporary and is only truly a loss when you don’t learn from it. Take this time to find what works for you. Whether it’s school, your business or other life goals. […]

Married at 22?!

This may sound crazy since we live in a generation where young marriage is looked down upon. A few decades ago this wouldn’t have been so surprising. My grandpa proposed to my grandma when she was 18. They were married for 53 years before he died. Living during these times and being married is sort […]

Celebrating Tiny Victories

So you have goals right? Maybe they’re huge and out of this world. Sometimes you might wonder if you can accomplish them. Well I believe you can! Along the way it’s important to celebrate tiny victories. Make a word document of your goals. Long term and short term. Figure out what tiny victories you might […]

10 Things in My Baby’s Closet

Every new mom knows there are absolute essentials to keep in the baby’s closet or nursery room. Here’s a list of my top necessities for my unborn son. How do I know what to buy? Experience! I have a 6-year-old and 4 years old so this whole baby thing is pretty regular for me. Feel […]

On Beauty: Looking the Part Does Not Always Cut It

Beautiful: “Pleasing the senses OR mind aesthetically.” What does it mean to be beautiful? Amazing body? Easy on the eyes? Irresistible? Like meeting your favorite celebrity whom you admire and consider to be “flawless” only to find that their insides don’t really match their outsides. Beauty is deeper than looks. Sure that’s the basic definition […]

Work from home jobs: All the benefits

This day in age people look down on work at home moms. As if taking care of your family and being with your kids is something to be ashamed of. Well, it’s the best decision I’ve ever made and I would NEVER go back to working for corporate America or any other entity. Entrepreneurship Working […]

5 Stereotypes of Black Women We Need to End

1. All Black Women Wear Weaves and Get Perms This stereotype is probably the one that annoys me the most. First of all, not all black women like weave or perms. Take me for example, I HATE them. I’ve never had a perm or straightening agent in my hair and the last time I had […]