A Look Beyond the Titles

Advertisements 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 pleausreContinue reading “A Look Beyond the Titles”

#50Days50Questions: Dreams and Goals 

Advertisements What are my goals and dreams? Run my own publishing company Become a full time writer Be featured in a magazine or on another blog Continue to publish I don’t share my dreams often, because sometimes they feel too outlandish to be accomplished.  Also, right now, I’m in a position where a young thugContinue reading “#50Days50Questions: Dreams and Goals “

How to Push Past Your Comfort Zone

Advertisements So far this year, there has been a lot of discomfort in my transition into 30.  There was going to be a lot of things I told myself I would do that I normally wouldn’t have ever done.   One of the main reasons I chose to do this cruel thing to myself was because as one getsContinue reading “How to Push Past Your Comfort Zone”

Who’s Approval Do You Seek? 

Advertisements There are times when I have to check in with myself, just to make sure that I am continuing to keep pushing towards achieving the goals I have set out for myself; but more importantly, make sure that I am not shifting into the mindset of doing things out of the validation of others,Continue reading “Who’s Approval Do You Seek? “

Sometimes you Will Suffer Alone

Advertisements My first time watching Iyanla Fix My Life was on 5/20 (yea yea I know), when she attempted to fix the lives of a mother and her six children.  For the sake of spoilers, I won’t go into a long detailed account of everything I saw, but I will say that they had aContinue reading “Sometimes you Will Suffer Alone”

8-5 Whit Vs. After 5 Whit: A Lesson in My Duality

Advertisements As you can see in the picture, my attempt is to show that I have two different sides of myself.  I believe a lot of us in this world live in this same reality.  First, we have the professional side.  This is the side that puts on a bright smiling face, shows up toContinue reading “8-5 Whit Vs. After 5 Whit: A Lesson in My Duality”

Be Careful What You Project on Others 

Advertisements Have you ever gotten into an argument or disagreement with someone, and found yourself trying to push your feelings or emotions onto another person; and continuously gottten upset when they don’t see things your way?  Or did you want someone to feel the same way you felt about something, so you decide to try andContinue reading “Be Careful What You Project on Others “

Forgiveness: A Reflection on Its Impact

Advertisements I recently listened to a powerful message regarding forgiveness and it made me reflect on my feelings towards the concept of forgiveness and how I have allowed it to impact my life and dealings with situations when it comes to forgiving others. One thing I know about forgiveness; it’s scary as hell.  No oneContinue reading “Forgiveness: A Reflection on Its Impact”

Chill Out; We Still Care About That, Too. 

Advertisements I saw a post that really bothered me the other day; and truth be told, it bothers me on a frequent level (about as frequent as I see it). Everyone who’s not living under a rock or in denial knows that the world is in shambles, and between living in the era of #Cheeto45,Continue reading “Chill Out; We Still Care About That, Too. “

Me Time

Advertisements For the first time in possibly ever (with the exception of the 5 days I took out of the country, I took an entire week and a half off from my job and my adulting responsibilities (insert shock and *gasp*).  I didn’t have any life-threatening reason why I did it (unless you count myContinue reading “Me Time”