Why You Can’t Fit into Everyone’s Expectations

Advertisements As I get older, I try to adapt the mindset that 1) I am not perfect, and 2) I cannot allow people to make me feel like I have to be Superwoman for everyone. I am a people pleaser. I always have been; and fear that I always will be. I definitely know thisContinue reading “Why You Can’t Fit into Everyone’s Expectations”

People Watching…

Advertisements Sometimes when I watch people, I am mesmerized. As a storyteller, I tend to veer off into a world full of imaginative stories about people; about what they have seen, what they have experienced, who they know, who they love…anything is possible. I think people watching is a bit of a stress reliever. SometimesContinue reading “People Watching…”

RIP Nipsey Hussle..

Advertisements Today was the day the nation was privileged to witness the homegoing celebration of Nipsey Hussle. I watched the majority of it, and it was very emotional to watch. I will admit that I was not a Nipsey Hussle fan, per se. I didn’t listen to all of his music, but this is notContinue reading “RIP Nipsey Hussle..”

Maximizing Quality Time with Quality People

Advertisements In the hustle and bustle of life’s journey, we oftentimes get caught up with missing out on spending quality time with the ones we love.  One of the things that allows me to maintain a decent level of sanity, is being able to decompress, vent, laugh, cry or just spend time with my familyContinue reading “Maximizing Quality Time with Quality People”

Be Mindful of the Energy you Put Into How Others Think of You

Advertisements Do I care about what others are thinking about me? The short answer is this: NO. When I was younger, I was very self-conscious and was very concerned with how others perceived me and what people thought of me.  I have always tried to be a good person and a good friend to everyoneContinue reading “Be Mindful of the Energy you Put Into How Others Think of You”

#50Days50Questions: A Lesson Learned 

Advertisements What are some important things I have learned in life? Everyday, I learn something new; whether it be good or bad.  The best thing I can do is take everything in stride and take the experiences as they come to me as they are.  Lessons are just that, and they come into our livesContinue reading “#50Days50Questions: A Lesson Learned “

5 Things I’ve Changed to Be Better

Advertisements I recently listened to a podcast that was discussing change, and how each person has changed for the better throughout their life.  It made me sit back and think of 5 things I’ve worked towards or changed in my life to make myself become a better person. Pleasing People: I stopped trying to please everyone.  IContinue reading “5 Things I’ve Changed to Be Better”

Self-Care Sunday Highlight: People

Advertisements Aligning yourself with the right people can be some of the best therapy you can attain. Some may look at people and think “nah. When I’m about self-care it’s just about me”. I feel you, and I agree; most of my self-care is selfish me time and I don’t want to be bothered withContinue reading “Self-Care Sunday Highlight: People”

Don’t Put Others Down When They Need You Most

Advertisements A quick PSA that has been on my heart: Sometimes, people need a small village of loved ones who they lean on for support, guidance and love.  It’s not a bad thing to want to have someone you can truly vent to; someone who doesn’t judge, doesn’t make assumptions or opinions; and someone whoContinue reading “Don’t Put Others Down When They Need You Most”