As much as Dr. Neuro reassured me that my subarachnoid hemorrhage was just a fluke, that I could go about my business like it never happened, it did happen.
Fear is a bitch, it ruins everything! This is why it’s essential to pinpoint your fears before setting boundaries for yourself. And you can start the process by asking yourself a few questions.
I pitched myself and wrote for multiple family-friendly blogs as a relationship blogger with a “single gal who desperately wants a family and a husband” spin. It was a strategic, entrepreneurial move that went against my authentic brand voice.
Days turn to weeks and online dating over 40 begins to feel like a part-time job that I’m forced to clock into because the rent is too damn high.
Every day I delete over two dozen emails from PR companies with invites to review beauty items, become an affiliate for an online boutique, interview an actress or an author, and to share an expert’s insight on relationships, sex, or self-love. It’s annoying as fuck, even if I get free products or get paid to […]
Two years ago today I made a decision that changed the trajectory of my life. As I drove to work on a cool November morning, I listened to a preaching by T.D. Jakes and said, “God, please show me the way.”
I often talk about how women need to support strong friends, particularly strong women of color. I also whine and, yes, complain about the lack of support that I receive as a strong friend. Yet my friends rarely understand what I mean when I say, “I wish I had support.”
I have a Google document that reads “The Not So Good Sides of Me.” My intention was to pen a piece on my shadow side as part of my self-love journey. I planned to describe in detail the parts of my personality that I needed to “fix.” Because I’m a fixer and I thought I needed fixing.
Learned behavior is a bitch to break. I’ve made it perfectly clear to the folks in my life that certain patterns need to change. I’m setting boundaries with family like a fucking grown up.
Her silk pillow. To maintain her curly hair. To keep it shiny. To remain au naturel. It lies there because she lies there. It lies there in its permanency because she is not going anywhere.
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