Inspirational Quotes, Lifestyle, Motivation

One Step At a Time

Our society today is inundated with this idea that success is just like microwaveable popcorn. I know that may sound strange upon first hearing it but really think about it. How long does it take for some instant popcorn to be made? The popcorn bag instructions usually state that it needs to be microwaved for… Continue reading One Step At a Time

Inspirational Quotes

Closing the Chapter of Yesterday

‪There are chapters in your life that are begging to be closed, but you are unwilling to do so because you're afraid you'll miss that familiarity. In order to move forward or to progress in life you've got to do just that, move forward. Remaining stagnant in a position, a place or a relationship that… Continue reading Closing the Chapter of Yesterday

Black Blogger, Creative Writing, Inspirational Quotes, Self-Care

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

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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

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Be Patient with Your Journey 

Why are you in such a rush to get where you are already destined to be? Recently in a conversation with one of my sisters we discussed the importance of patience & taking your time when it comes to work towards your future goals. While it is important to work hard & discipline yourself, there… Continue reading Be Patient with Your Journey 

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Check Your Surroundings 

Tip of the day: Check your surroundings. Are you around people who will help to reconstruct you or deconstruct you? Are you going to the places that resonate with what who you are and what your spirit needs? Are you saying, thinking and eating the right things?  Are you simply dreaming or doing? How's your… Continue reading Check Your Surroundings 

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Renew Your Mind: DONT PANIC! 

One of my goals for the week is to refrain from overreacting. Often times we over analyze or over think everything without giving our minds time to truly realize what's at play.  Think about the last tough situation you were in, now consider how you reacted automatically to it. Was that reaction that everything is… Continue reading Renew Your Mind: DONT PANIC!