DEAR RECENT OR SOON TO BE GRADUATES

Dear Graduate, This May will mark the official end of your undergraduate career. Perhaps you had the best 4 years of your life or at least 2.5. Maybe all of it was bad or at least you felt like it was. Nevertheless, I would like to share a few words of wisdom with you. Many … Continue reading DEAR RECENT OR SOON TO BE GRADUATES

More to Life Monday’s: Realign Your Mind

There are times when negativity seems to be the easiest thing to embrace. Parts of our lives are constantly going in what we believe is the wrong direction. In other words a lot of us may feel like "we are falling apart." The reality of this mindset is that we are never actually falling apart. … Continue reading More to Life Monday’s: Realign Your Mind

Make 2018 Your Year of Splendor

It has officially been one whole week of 2018. I hope that you all are feeling rejuvenated and ready to tackle another 365. All over social media and even in day to day conversation there's a widely shared opinion that 2017 was straight up B-A-N-A-N-A-S.  *cue Gwen Stefani please* Nevertheless, for those of us who … Continue reading Make 2018 Your Year of Splendor

Focus Friday: You Are Not Burdensome…You Are a Blessing

Do you ever feel as if you are a burden to others in some way? I hope and pray your answer to this is no BUT if it is not, that is okay. I have felt that way for most my life and the great news is that we are not alone. (Come on now, … Continue reading Focus Friday: You Are Not Burdensome…You Are a Blessing

Focus Friday: Being OK With Losing CTRL

Most of us are caught up in this mindset that to lose means you have failed. Anytime you don't find yourself catching that "W"  your mind automatically shifts to this assumption that everything has gone to shit. BUT truth is, it has not. If we could just realize that sometimes when we lose, we are … Continue reading Focus Friday: Being OK With Losing CTRL

For Black Girls With Depression…Like Me

TRIGGER WARNING FOR ALL: The following post discusses mental illness and is a bit different from the usual fluffy inspirational content presented on this blog. Still, I hope it encourages someone, especially For Black Girls With Depression Like Me. You know the weird thing about being depressed is that when you express your symptoms to … Continue reading For Black Girls With Depression…Like Me

Wisdom on Women Post #2: Dr. Reiko Homma True

As you may already know She Is Splendid is dedicated to ALL Women of Color. As the month of May has now arrived, we have also made it to Asian-American and Pacific Islander Month. May is also known as Mental Health Awareness Month. With that said, I would like to kick it off by honoring … Continue reading Wisdom on Women Post #2: Dr. Reiko Homma True

Focus Fridays #1: Don’t Just Catch What You Can…Catch to Win

  Whenever we think of simple words such as talk, run, or drive we have a pretty clear understanding of those words. One means to express ourselves verbally, one means to exert more energy from our bodies by moving quicker than walking, and one means to use a vehicle. But wait, those last two words … Continue reading Focus Fridays #1: Don’t Just Catch What You Can…Catch to Win

So Many Problems, So Many Solutions!

So often we get caught up thinking that the issues we have are unsolvable. Well guess what? That's a lie! Like Isaac Newton said, "For every action there is a reaction," and the same goes for life's tribulations.  For every issue, there is a tissue. Ok, that was a little whack/corny. But you get the point! … Continue reading So Many Problems, So Many Solutions!