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 […]

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 […]

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 being […]

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 limit […]

Letter To My Children

To My Children, I look at you and I see joy, innocence, happiness and pure undying love. Your little faces can instantly lighten up the dimmest of days. You are filled with life, never lose that. You mean the world to me and you won’t quite understand my love for you until you have kids […]

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. […]