Self-care, especially during these challenging times, is paramount. It is so important that you slow down long enough to evaluate the different areas of your life and make sure that they are receiving the proper attention that they need for you to live a well-balanced life. Let’s talk about self-care and how you can get some in your life today! What is self-care? Self-care is any intentional act of managing your wellness. Self-care is so
What Does It Mean To Be Resilient?
In Honor of 9/11 What does it mean to be resilient? When I looked up the meaning of resilience, I learned that it is ‘the capability of a strained body to recover its size and shape after deformation caused especially by compressive stress’ or ‘an ability to recover from or adjust easily to misfortune or change’. In physics, resilience is the ability of an elastic material to absorb energy (such as from a blow) and release that energy as
Keeping Promises to Yourself
Ever since I made a promise to myself to refresh my business, I have been waking up every morning at 6:30 am – every morning without fail. The alarm goes off and I open my eyes, and I get up and I grind (completely ignoring the snooze button). I spend the next 2.5 hours focusing on me. Focusing on WHATEVER I WANT (it’s sheer heaven)! This is the only dedicated time that I spend on
Our dark skin
Loving the skin you’re in. Hey September! I’m soaking up all of this beautiful black femininity. Of all shades. I remember growing up as a little girl, uncomfortable in my skin. Not just being a black female, but one of a darker complexion. I was just joking with my barber yesterday about how I had to develop a lot of character and personality to counter the reality that my complexion was not sexy during my adolescent years. The topic
I am power.
i am power. Power is the capacity or ability to direct or influence the behavior of others or the course of events. Plainly stated: you can influence the course of events in your life. God gave us that power. To influence the course of events in our lives. I never understood that as a child. I was taught that everything is pre-determined, already written…so it made me unsure of the power of my existence.