Tag Archives: Emotions

A Legacy of Love

A Legacy of Love

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion some humor and some style.” – Maya Angelou “Wake up grandma. Please, wake up.” I said as I held her hand, attempting to warm it from the heat of my own. I felt comfortable […]

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Hearts Desire

Hearts Desire

The beat of life in a mysterious dimension Recognized by the color called crimson The vessel of a vessel which transforms a soul into a living being Walking the earth in search of a true meaning The Feelings of joy, sorrow, pain, happiness and despair are felt, fervently…right there If it only had eyes to […]

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I Want Happy

I Want Happy

Who’s not a fan of Super Soul Sunday on OWN? I will admit that I don’t always remember to catch it, but the Sunday before Christmas my soul wanted something more than my typical routine. So I sat down and watched an episode and Oprah was speaking with happiness expert Shawn Achor. This guy is […]

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The Year of Growth

The Year of Growth

Our Thanksgiving tradition is that every year we name something we’re grateful for that year. I don’t remember when we started doing this, but my Dad starts us off while we are reading and we go around the table. This year we didn’t get do our family tradition because we had guest spending the holidays […]

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Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

What annually claims the lives of more than 40,000 people and effects people of a variety of ages, cultures, socioeconomic classes, and genders remains something no one wants to publicly discuss? Suicide. When a high profile figure dies by suicide such as actor Robin Williams, blogger Karyn Washington, creator of the ‘For Brown Girls’ blog, […]

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A Time Of Reflection

A Time Of Reflection

I believe there comes a time in everyone’s life where we have to take the time to reflect. Reflection gives us clarity on the events that took place to get us to the present moment. We live in a fast pace society rushing to get from one point to the next without taking moments to […]

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The Will to Fight

The Will to Fight

The other day I was watching a news story about a mother and daughter who I found so inspiring. After hearing their story I knew I had to share it with all of you. The daughter is in her mid-twenties and going to the doctor for a regular visit her doctor told her that she had a lump […]

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Living An Effortless Life

Living An Effortless Life

In the last several years of my life I realized how much I have tried to force things to happen. Every time I would try to force love, friendships and other things in my life it would never work. I understand coercing things only makes life miserable and ultimately drive people away from you. I […]

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The Fight of Your Life

The Fight of Your Life

For the past few months my attitude towards life has been that I no longer have the energy to fight for things to be the way that I want or need. Years of fighting and only winning maybe half the battles left me in a state of being beyond tired. Last year, with my grandmother […]

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Beauty Has No Face

Beauty Has No Face

In a society where we place a shape, color, size, and name to beauty it has distorted the self-esteem of many women in the world. As I become more of an ambassador for my own personal beauty I realize beauty does not have a specific appearance. Beauty has to be defined on our own terms […]

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