• Do you always have to be the bigger person?
    Lifestyle

    Why Do I Always Have To Be The Bigger Person

    Many times in life everyone is tested with difficult situations involving difficult people and how we respond impacts our lives instantly and can be lasting. There are moments you will advocate for yourself in the loudest voice possible and there are other times you will need to choose to be the bigger person and move beyond the moment. You are not required to rise above every moment every time and be the bigger person. Being the bigger person is not something done out of obligation but rather to free yourself of participating in negative behavior. Finding the right balance to identify when it’s appropriate to rise above the negativity and…

  • How to get out of bed motivated
    Lifestyle

    How to Get Out of Bed in the Morning Motivated

    Getting out of bed in the morning motivated can be one of the most difficult things for people to do, especially those who don’t consider themselves to be morning people. Starting the day motivated and ready to win can change your entire outlook for your day. You can get out of bed in the morning motivated by getting a good night sleep, waking up early, hydrating your body, doing some physical activity, setting daily goals, meditation, and using music as a motivator. The morning can start off energizing and motivating you to accomplish everything that you set out to do for that day. The way you start the day has…

  • Happy woman smiling
    Lifestyle

    How to Stop Depending on People for Your Happiness

    Happiness is a feeling that once you capture it you know that you have it. Happiness is something that isn’t possessed by everyone but many seek to destroy it in others. It’s important to understand that being happy doesn’t have to involve other people. Stop depending on people for your happiness by learning to accept yourself, spending quality time with yourself, and removing or limiting your time on social media. Doing those things each day leads to an improvement in the quality of your life and truly brings you sustained happiness. Why others can’t give you happiness When you depend on other people for your happiness it takes control from…

  • Woman in doubt
    Health + Wellness

    How to Stop Being Insecure

    Everyone has suffered from an issue with confidence. Insecurity happens because all of us have dreams and fears that either paralyze or motivate us each day. How do you quiet the voices of doubt in your head and be secure in your talents and abilities? The way to stop being insecure is to validate and reinforce your value, face the fears and criticisms of the past and present, accept difficulties and failures, and stop caring about what others think about you. Once you learn how to master and navigate through each one of these elements, you will strengthen in areas where you feel insecure in your life and be able…

  • Black Superwoman Myth
    Health + Wellness

    How the Myth of the Black Superwoman is Killing You

    The strong Black superwoman myth makes people believe you can abuse, oppress, and make Black women suffer as much as you want because we’ll get over it. Black women suffer in silence presenting to the world we’re strong and can handle any trauma or adversity but still rise to the top. We can do all things for all people except ourselves. The myth of the Black superwoman can kill you by holding on to the stereotype instead of loving yourself unconditionally, getting therapy, advocating for yourself, and listening to your body. The judgement of society can become a movie we play on a continuous loop in our daily lives. Holding…

  • Missed Opportunities
    Career + Business,  Lifestyle

    How to Get Over Missed Opportunities

    Everyone has had a moment in life they’ve been presented with an opportunity and they’ve decided to let it pass them by. Each day was met with a moment of regret about not taking advantage of that opportunity. The regret starts to impact every decision you make going forward wondering about what could’ve been.  How do you get over missed opportunities in your life? You get over missed opportunities by accepting the reality of it and moving on. Every opportunity isn’t for you even when it’s presented to you. The life you have today is a result of all of the decisions you’ve decided to make and not to make…