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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Eternal Love

Do you believe in the term “Soul Mate”? That being someone who was meant for you. Maybe even created just for you. Surely there would be no one else that could compare in your eyes or there’s if they’re you’re soul mate. I don’t know if that is real. What I do know is that […]