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Self-love, self-care and how it relates to your vision

When you think of the phrase self-love what comes to mind? You may think of a spa day and massage, a healthy relationship between your parents, between your significant other, your friends and other “feel good” relationships. How does self-love relate to your business? Your vision? Your project? Your schooling or whatever it is youContinue reading “Self-love, self-care and how it relates to your vision”

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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 ofContinue reading “Helping Others: The Service of Life”

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 inContinue reading “5 Steps: How to Be Happy”

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.Continue reading “Motivation After “Failure””

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 sortContinue reading “Married at 22?!”

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 mightContinue reading “Celebrating Tiny Victories”

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. FeelContinue reading “10 Things in My Baby’s Closet”

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 hadContinue reading “5 Stereotypes of Black Women We Need to End”

The Truth About Insecurity

When you hear the word “insecure,” or think about people who are insecure you may automatically think of superficial factors such as beauty, body type and popularity. Well it’s not that simple. Insecurity is more than thinking you don’t look good. Many times your looks have nothing to do with it at all. Sometimes beingContinue reading “The Truth About Insecurity”

The Incredible Power of Hope

What is hope? Hope is both a noun and a verb. In it’s noun form it means “a feeling of expectation or desire for something to happen.” In it’s verb form it means, “wanting or trusting that something will happen. The amazing thing about HOPE is that it opens doors, says sky is the limitContinue reading “The Incredible Power of Hope”