**this post was edited and reposted after conflicting information regarding Keaton's actions and his family's actions. I've recently discovered several posts regarding children taking their lives because of being bullied. With each article, blog post or update via social media, the sight of a story involving a young child committing suicide does not get any … Continue reading PSA: Bullying Doesn’t Make you Cool.
In the African American community, it is so common to see so many people excel in different business ventures and entrepreneurial endeavors that they have branched out on and it makes me wonder to myself, is it possible that people can achieve satisfaction from collaborating with their peers, as opposed to being in competition with … Continue reading Would You Rather Win with the Team or on Your Own?: Collaboration vs. Competition
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This question continues to surround me, and has been for the past couple of days; "what are you leaving in 2017?" I believe that we ask ourselves this question every year around this time. As we prepare and plan for a new year, we set our new goals and intentions and manifest new and great … Continue reading What Are You Leaving in 2017?
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Oftentimes, adults get so caught up with our responsibilities, that we forget one of the simplest things to do; laugh. If you ask me, laughter is one of the simplest and rarest forms of enjoying life. I've been known to bring laughter into any situation. It's just in my nautre. I am someone who is … Continue reading Live, Laugh, Love; Repeat
So, I saw this question posed on Twitter and decided it would be a good question for me to answer in the form of a blog post. So many times, we hear young millennials say "I can't wait 'til I'm grown"; and quite frankly, I can remember a time when not so long ago, I … Continue reading When Adulting Got Real
Now that I'm officially "in my 30's" I have felt a very blatant and noticeable shift in my perspective and energy. I feel the strong desire to make some hard decisions about my life and where it's going. I'm not sure if it's just the aura of the new age; however, I am feeling my … Continue reading So, I’m 30; Now What??
Mother. Wife. Supervisor. Employee. Provider. There are so many times when women who fall into these categories are defined by these words. We are characterized, classified and described with these words and at times, our identity and worth is sometimes only valued based on these things. For five years, I have had the pleausre of … Continue reading A Look Beyond the Titles
Whenever something happens; good or bad, I am a firm believer that it has a reason. Call me superstitious, but that is how I've always chosen to believe. When the stars align and things fall in place, I believe that there is a reason that those things were meant to fall in place for me … Continue reading Does EVERYTHING Happen for a Reason?