How to Communicate to Get What You Want

How many of you have found it hard at some point in your life to ask for what you want? I know during my earlier years, I found myself letting the fear of rejection consume me; so I wouldn't ask. Why? Because I had already implanted in my mind that the answer was "no." Silly… Continue reading How to Communicate to Get What You Want

Being a Plus-size and Loving The Skin You’re In

Loving the skin you're in is super important. Yet, so many don't. Social media and magazines are full of images that send conflicting ideas of what beauty is supposed to look like. As a result, many try to keep up with what society deems beautiful. It's no wonder so many women are confused, thinking everything… Continue reading Being a Plus-size and Loving The Skin You’re In

So You Wanna Buy a Home: Here’s What You Need to Know

Probably the biggest investment you will make in your life time is purchasing a home. You would be surprised to learn how many people are unprepared when they start searching for one. But it's not their fault. The truth is, it's not a required course in school. As a matter of fact, nothing related to… Continue reading So You Wanna Buy a Home: Here’s What You Need to Know

Drug Addiction: How She Found Her Way to God

Have you ever driven down a street and saw an addict on a corner, and wondered how they ended up in that situation? Occasionally, people are thrown off course in life. In fact, sometimes the weight can be so heavy or the cloudiness so thick that some struggle to see, think, or move past their… Continue reading Drug Addiction: How She Found Her Way to God

She Lost 150 Lbs: Find Out Her Secrets

Are you struggling to lose unwanted weight? Is it causing you to not step out of your comfort zone for fear of being noticed? I'm not surprised about it being a struggle. Simply put, weight loss is a beast in so many lives and it continues to hold people hostage to guilt and defeat. The… Continue reading She Lost 150 Lbs: Find Out Her Secrets

How to Find Your Light in the Dark

Quite often, I am asked, “How did you find your light in the dark?” And honestly for a long time, it was not a question that I was able to answer. A shoulder shrug and a smile with tears in my eyes is all I could give. When we are weathering our storms, we prefer… Continue reading How to Find Your Light in the Dark

How to Get and Maintain Healthy Hair

How would you feel if you lost your hair suddenly and without warning? For so many women, hair is their prized possession. Their crowning glory. In the black community, especially, women are serious about it. You hear things like, “Don’t touch my hair (not even their significant other). Lol. I can’t go swimming because my… Continue reading How to Get and Maintain Healthy Hair

6 Steps to Help You Make Up Your Mind to Change

Hey, hey, hey, I’m back! I must say, I have missed writing for you. I have also missed all of you who have been supporting me through this whole journey. To you, I say thank you from the bottom of my heart. My little hiatus gave me a chance to reflect and gain clarity about… Continue reading 6 Steps to Help You Make Up Your Mind to Change

How to Transform Your Body with Food and Exercise

So many women's wish is to transform their bodies like when they were in their 20's or 30's. It was during those times when they felt better and were healthier. I can identify with that. All we want is to get to a place with our health and body where: We can make it up… Continue reading How to Transform Your Body with Food and Exercise

How Using Strategies Can Help You in Your Life

When was the last time you asked yourself, "How can I get what I want?" Hmm... interesting question. First, you must realize, it's going to take thoughtful strategies to get it. However, with so much going on in the world today, we've been forced to re-evaluate our lives in so many ways: How we prioritize… Continue reading How Using Strategies Can Help You in Your Life

How to Help Your Children Balance School and Sports

Are you ever afraid your children or grandchildren will get hurt when they play sports? For instance, being overworked by an aggressive coach to the point of exhaustion, or the possibility of getting a concussion. With that being said, I want to ask you: Are you preparing your children to have a plan B and… Continue reading How to Help Your Children Balance School and Sports

When Will It Stop?

American cities are in an uproar. On May 25, 2020, a handcuffed black man named George Floyd was killed by a white police officer while allegedly other officers help hold him down and did not intercept what was happening. The killing was witnessed by onlookers, and luckily, a bystander recorded the tragedy on his phone… Continue reading When Will It Stop?

Women Over 40: Why You are the True Army of Change

What are the greatest lessons you’ve learned as you have matured? What are some things you wish you would've told your younger self? I remember when I turned 40 years old like it was yesterday. I remember I went to sleep at 39 years old and woke up 40 years old and it seemed like… Continue reading Women Over 40: Why You are the True Army of Change

How to Overcome Literacy Issues in Your Family

Literacy issues are a big problem among adults, more than we realize. In fact according to an article by Valerie Strauss in the Washington Post, "There are 32 million adults who can't read." There are many adults, for whatever reason, who didn't finish school and lacked learning abilities growing up. Their learning issues could have… Continue reading How to Overcome Literacy Issues in Your Family

Allison Jones: Her Story of Resilience After a Brain Tumor

Challenges bombard our lives often. Some are easier to overcome than others and there are some that can break us. What makes the difference is how we choose to deal with them and how strong our faith is to help get us through. Think about the last time you had a major challenge in your… Continue reading Allison Jones: Her Story of Resilience After a Brain Tumor

4 Reasons Why Being Positive Should Be Important in Your Life

Do you struggle with thinking positive all the time? I think it’s probably normal for most people. For instance, when a life-altering event happens like a job loss, a death, or a foreclosure; in most instances, positivity is lost. Sadness comes to the forefront. Afterall, these events do change lives drastically. What if I told… Continue reading 4 Reasons Why Being Positive Should Be Important in Your Life

Don’t Let Comparing Yourself Kill Your Dreams (A Video Interview)

Have you ever second-guessed yourself because you were comparing yourself to someone else? What thoughts went through your head? Did it almost make you want to quit? I know there are many of us who find ourselves comparing what we do and if it’s as good as what someone else is doing in the same… Continue reading Don’t Let Comparing Yourself Kill Your Dreams (A Video Interview)

5 Things You Can Do to Focus

Have you ever been afraid to do something? For whatever reason, the very thought of doing that “one” thing had you shaking in your boots with your heart racing, and your nerves… uncontrollable. So much so, you let that fear overtake you and it won. Well that’s what happened with me and this blog. Let… Continue reading 5 Things You Can Do to Focus

How to Shift Your Mindset to Love Yourself (A Video Interview)

Some women walk in boldness and love the skin they're in. On the other hand, some women struggle with loving themselves for one reason or another. Usually, the way they feel about themselves is a direct result of how their lives were impacted by their experiences growing up. If you think about it some women's… Continue reading How to Shift Your Mindset to Love Yourself (A Video Interview)

10 Things You Should Stop Right Now

You are more powerful than you realize. Your value is without question the very essence of what makes you unique. Occasionally, some doubt what they can bring to the table; but it's not your fault. It has everything to do with your actual experiences in life, the things you've been exposed to, and the messages… Continue reading 10 Things You Should Stop Right Now