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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Growing Pains

  Being uncomfortable builds character, integrity, endurance and strength. It’s more than okay to not have what you want all the time. It’s okay to feel pain and all the different emotions and problems that come with life. These instances make us who we are. These circumstances make us stronger.     It’s okay to […]

Be The Light

The world is filled with too much darkness, too much hate and confusion and not enough love. Be the light in the midst of all the dark, your smile may change someone’s day. Be kind always. Even when people aren’t kind to you. Maybe they’ve had a bad day or are going through tough times. […]

Life Lessons: Grief

  If you would have asked me six months ago what grief means I would have given you some vague shallow answer because then I did not quite know what it was. My only images of grief at that time were from tear jerker movies and when my 79 year old grandpa died when I […]

You Have More Power Than You Think 

When you eliminate limitations in your mind you set yourself up for the ultimate success and self fulfillment. The power in the human brain is unmatched. We only use 10% of our brain power. You have the power within you to do and be anything you want to be. If you believe in yourself you’re […]