When You Need to “Take a Break”

When You Need to “Take a Break”

Earlier this week, I was on Facebook unfriending someone who I really don’t have to be friends with, but could just follow. As I was switching this up, I saw a new option for ignoring or getting rid of people on your friends list. LOL. It’s under “Unfriend” and above “Unfollow”. Guess what it’s called? “Take a Break”. Continue reading “When You Need to “Take a Break””

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Why It’s Important to Take Care of Yourself

Why It’s Important to Take Care of Yourself

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”

10 Things Heartache Taught Me

10 Things Heartache Taught Me

We often count the days, weeks and months since we lost the ones we love, but it always feels like it just happened yesterday.

Have you ever been through the storm and could feel the sun, just for the clouds and rain to swiftly cover its glory? Have you ever felt like you were just starting to “feel normal”, then another blow to your heart brings you deeper into despair than before? Continue reading “10 Things Heartache Taught Me”

8 Things To Do When You Feel Like Giving Up

8 Things To Do When You Feel Like Giving Up

Life can be difficult most times. From juggling relationships with family and friends, trying to create synergy between your work and personal lives, and simply taking time for yourself, it is so easy to get overwhelmed.

And this has been the story of my life for the past week, or more, LOL. Continue reading “8 Things To Do When You Feel Like Giving Up”

How Loving Yourself Changes Your Life

How Loving Yourself Changes Your Life

For 29 and a half years, I put my self-esteem and self-love in the hands of others.

I based the way I loved and accepted myself on the way other people loved and accepted me. This was draining, because their actions, words and attention were never enough. I was always left empty, more hurt and yearning for more. Continue reading “How Loving Yourself Changes Your Life”

8 Truths to Find Yourself When You’re Lost in Others’ Opinions

8 Truths to Find Yourself When You’re Lost in Others’ Opinions

Have you wanted to say what needed to be said, but didn’t? Have you yearned to do something that you felt in your heart you should do, but changed your mind? Have you made decisions based on others’ advice versus following your intuition?

Continue reading “8 Truths to Find Yourself When You’re Lost in Others’ Opinions”

30 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in 30 Years – Part Three

30 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in 30 Years – Part Three

You made it! Here are the last ten pieces of wisdom I’ve learned in 30 years of life. Thank you so much for taking time out of your life to connect with my heart, soul and mind! I hope you enjoy the finale of my series, and that something spoke to you, touched you and encouraged you! Continue reading “30 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in 30 Years – Part Three”