Focus Friday: Your Situation Is Not Your Destination

I am going to keep this sweet, petite and straight to the point. While I do feel like I speak about this topic a lot, I think it is important to do so. Nearly every single week I hear from friends or even strangers online who talk about how they feel stuck in their situation. … Continue reading Focus Friday: Your Situation Is Not Your Destination

More to Life Monday: Sometimes Life Sucks but…

...here's how to make it suck less. Yeah, yeah I know this blog is meant to uplift people and inspire them throughout their day BUT I feel I'd be doing myself a disservice if I didn't offer up some raw unedited feelings from time to time. I've discussed this in previous posts and I'm sure … Continue reading More to Life Monday: Sometimes Life Sucks but…

30 Days of Me Challenge: Day 28- That was Then, This is Now

Today's Topic: A picture from you last year and now, how have you changed? The picture on the left is from my time living in Atlanta for the summer & the one on the right is from a few weeks ago. I can't even begin to explain how much I have changed since then. I … Continue reading 30 Days of Me Challenge: Day 28- That was Then, This is Now

30 Days of Me Challenge: Day 9- I’m Proud of Me Because…

Something that has made me proud within the last few days is my ability to alternate my focus from negative feelings to the positive. Granted this may not sound grand but for me it is. It's a bad habit of mine to constantly ruminate on issues that I can't seem to fix at the moment. … Continue reading 30 Days of Me Challenge: Day 9- I’m Proud of Me Because…

30 Days of Me Challenge: Day 8- Short Term Goals

Today's challenge for the day is "Write down some short term goals for the month." I'm really excited about this challenge because I love thinking of goals and news ways to improve myself. Most of these goals are ones that I've had for months now but I'd like to take this month to further implement … Continue reading 30 Days of Me Challenge: Day 8- Short Term Goals

23 Daily Affirmations for Your 20-Somethings

So as the world continues to turn and we all are reminded that we seriously have one life to live (did y'all get the soap opera references? no?...okay nevermind lol) Anyways, in all seriousness it is appearing that more and more of us 20 something year olds are really out here lost in the sauce. … Continue reading 23 Daily Affirmations for Your 20-Somethings

Focus Friday: 23 Ways To Embrace Your Splendor

Our society is inundated with this blaring message that in order to find love you must first love yourself. While there isn’t anything inherently wrong with this message, my issue is with the fact that the journey of self-love is often tied with trying to find your “true love.” Why can’t we simply learn to … Continue reading Focus Friday: 23 Ways To Embrace Your 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

Focus Friday’s Post #5: Free Ya Mind

Imagine a life where you did not worry what others said about you. I mean like for real NOTHING anyone said could phase you. Now think about how much we criticize ourselves simply so that other people can tolerate us or accept us in this world. We go through great lengths to be treated right … Continue reading Focus Friday’s Post #5: Free Ya Mind