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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

When Enough is Enough 

Have you ever been in a circumstance with a close friend or loved one who didn’t always treat you with respect? Perhaps they weren’t always truthful or even betrayed you in the past. Maybe they bad mouth you when you’re not around or put you down when you are around. BUT, they’re your friend right? […]

Why Loving Yourself Can Save Your Love Life

I’m sure you’ve heard how important it is to love yourself before getting into a relationship. What exactly does that mean? How do we do it? What are the benefits of knowing how to properly love yourself? Relationships are nothing short of tricky and challenging at times. Given you’re with a good person who you […]

BABY, Your Hair is Good Hair!

Baby, Your hair, is GOOD hair! Have you ever heard someone say that a certain type of hair is “good hair” and another is “bad”? I know you’ve heard it if you’re black and probably have heard it even if you’re not. Well, I’m here to tell you that your hair is GOOD hair no […]

Are You Present in the Moment?

How to be Present in the MOMENT We’ve all experienced those times where we are kind of on auto mode. Whether it is at work, driving or in the comfort of your own home. You drive somewhere and don’t remember the actual drive, or you go through your daily tasks not really paying attention to […]

Potential and Preperation 

What is potential? The ability to have certain traits and circumstance that could lead to your success? Your personality, attitude, energy level and even intelligence. Is potential the set of skills that you’re naturally born with? Could it also be the energy that is within you to have the ability to do a certain task. […]