Help Wanted: Single Black Female Seeks Love while Being Emotionally Available It was a typical Monday on my commute to work when it hit me—I’m emotionally unavailable. I’ve said it before, but the actual realization hit me like bricks. I’m not sure what triggered this realization, but it took everything to hold back my tears. … More I’m Emotionally Unavailable, but I like you…
I finally hit my goal weight of 130 pounds. It was one of the happiest moments of my life. Looking down at the scale, I felt like I’d finally taken a leap into womanhood where nobody would mistake me for a little girl. Its always been hard for me to discuss my “skinny girl probs” … More Why Am I Obsessed With My Weight?
The ancient African philosophy Ubuntu is the belief in infant abundance-unity within the community. Living life with no currency, boarding or trading due to it being manipulated through exploitation. “Because I am we are.” Imagine having everything you need exactly when you need it, eliminating the need to “save for a rainy day” or hoard … More Lucid Reality
Fibromyalgia is defined as a neurological disorder, which causes widespread musculoskeletal pain. It impacts the Central Nervous System, which impacts the body physically, emotionally, and mentally. According to research, fibromyalgia causes the brain to process pain/nerve signals differently. Fibromyalgia causes extreme fatigue, inconsistency in sleep patterns, fibro fog (loss of memory), and mood swings. The pain … More Fibromyalgia: More than the Eyes See
Your twenties are the time for making mistakes and learning from them. Your twenties are for growing pains and figuring yourself out. It’s also the time period were being selfish should be encouraged. You aren’t required to give yourself away to the point of non-existence. You are allowed to say no. You are allowed to … More Being Selfish: The Years Of Those 20 Somethings…
I’m a normal person —at least I thought I was. In my mind, normal people don’t go to therapy. Therapy was for people with deep rooted issues. Until I realized that normal is a circumstantial word. Everyone’s “normal” is different due to life experiences. After much contemplation, I made the decision to meet with my … More Normalizing Therapy for Our Culture
Love is a beautiful thing when it’s in balance with other parts of our lives. It is meant to add to what is already present. It can inspire some of the beautiful parts of our being. It opens our eyes to possibilities that were unseen. Love only becomes unbalanced when we forget—as in forgetting who … More Maintaining Self: Single or Taken
Have you ever climbed a mountain? I have yet to, I only went hiking once in my life, technically. BUT, I can imagine being hyper-ambitious is very similar to climbing a mountain. You have to make a decision to even start to climb it. I’m not going to look it up, but just imagine how … More Ambition and Mental Health: When It’s Your Dream and You Want it NOW!
I stood in the kitchen at my parents’ house to make something to eat and my mom came out of nowhere. She stared at me for a few seconds and then she randomly asked me “Don’t you regret not dating one of your guy friends? They are all doing pretty well for themselves and they … More I Have A Problem…
Wassup everybody! March has been off to a good start. I feel a lot more organized and a lot more happy and to top it all off I finally bought a new car! It was a very stressful process going from dealership to dealership trying to find what I was looking for but fortunately my … More Self Awareness and Fortune Cookies