Happy Monday! No caption really needed.Continue reading “Motivation Monday – 9.18.17”
Good afternoon and Happy Monday! In this what are other people doing, thinking and saying world, it’s easy to lose ourselves. It’s easy to get caught up in popular opinion, thoughts about how to do things, who to be, and how to be. I recently found myself researching the way other people posted something to see if the way I wanted to post was “good enough”. With creativity-art, writing, music, etc., it can be like second nature to “check-in” with what’s been successful or liked as opposed to creating or doing what’s naturally from within. Going forward, I’m going to be more mindful of the ways I discount my art and natural abilities, who I am and what I have to offer the world by trying to make it “fit” with what’s been deemed “good”. I don’t need permission to write how or what I write, create how or what I create, and neither do you. What matters is that it comes from a place of authenticity, a place that is really, totally you. Let your beautiful, amazing inner self guide you to your ultimate self!
So many times I’ve wanted to give up. On this blog, on freelance writing, on following my dreams. It pulls so much out of me that I wonder if it’s worth it. Or if I have what it takes to keep on. Sometimes it seems like I’m doing so much, and things are getting better, but not “fast enough”.
I want to jump ahead, to where I have more than enough financially, I’m fulfilled emotionally, strong spiritually and have the body of my dreams, lol. I want to get to the life I see in my mind, where I’m comfortable, where everything looks good. Continue reading “Staying on My Path When the Journey Gets Tough”
Although we can raise children, work full-time jobs, run a business on our own, cook, clean, exercise, go to school, and do whatever else we need to do to build and maintain the life we’ve envisioned, there’s one thing we must do above everything.
We have to take care of ourselves.
#BlackGirlMagic is real. It’s powerful. It’s empowering. It’s inspirational. It’s wonderful. Continue reading “Why It’s Important to Take Care of Yourself”