Hey girl, hey! Just wanted to take some time to thank you for your growth. Without you, I would be a drug addict probably… doped up on prescription meds, searching for my next high to take the edge off. Since you came into my life things have never been the same. You have allowed me … More Dear Mary Jane,
Have you ever told yourself that when you become a parent you aren’t going to do this, that and the third? I’m more than guilty of it. I didn’t have this huge list of things I wasn’t going to do, but I did have a pretty good Idea of what I’d be like as a … More You Never Know… Until You Become A Parent
At this moment, this very moment in my life, there’s nothing that I can say I’m truly missing. I don’t feel stressed, I’m not worried about how much or how little money I have in my account, and most of all I’m not longing to be loved by a man. I don’t have many friends, … More Are You Taking Life For Granted?
I find myself thinking about how we manage friendships and our significant others and to be quite honest I find that somehow we have normalized putting friendships on the back burner as if they are not relationships that we need to maintain. That boyfriends/ girlfriends somehow come into our lives and it automatically means that … More Maintain or Sustain
I haven’t blogged in a while, but I have been itching to give you guys an update. I am in an interesting place right now. In theory, everything is going great and I should be happy. But because of my anxiety, I wake up everyday feeling extremely indifferent. Regardless of all my blessings, I just … More Existing is Exhausting
To say that I am in a place of frustration would be an understatement. I’ve been in this place for quite some time. I’ve actually grown familiar with this place although I’m not wearing that as a badge of honor. I’ve been in this place since last summer. Actually, this fortress of frustration led me … More Ready for It to All Make Sense!
I’ve always deep down known that I’m an old man, but now that I’m getting older and my children are growing, I’m officially becoming an old man. So, once I heard that #RedFlag was trending, I automatically assumed damn, the Bloods are trending on twitter. It was obviously brought to my attention that I was … More #RedFlags: Family Ties
Two life strikes exist for black women in the world without adding other titles as it relates to sexuality, education, or values. Realistically, most women of color are seen but the world rarely stops to hear us. We aren’t heard until we are figuratively screaming and by that time the damage is done. Can you … More Who Saves the Black Woman?
We are not here to just survive. Just to live here. We are made to thrive. And take up space. To stretch and extend. Being molded into something new. Transforming into our purpose.
1. Just breathe 2. Continue to breathe deep belly breaths 3. Wash your face & brush your hair 4. Put a face mask on and oil your scalp 5. Listen to soothing sounds when you go to sleep 6. Tell yourself I Love You and mean it a minimum of 20X a day 7. Ask … More Self Care Check List