The month of love has arrived! Since it is also my birthday month, I am learning to love on God and myself. Although I would love to be in a healthy...keyword HEALTHY relationship, that's not my reality right now and that's okay. I wanted to revisit a blog I wrote last year for Domestic Queens. … Continue reading Vday the Single Way
Yes. I know that my title is not proper grammar, but I am so excited (nervous, scared and all) about my goals for this year. This year, it's time to remove try from my vocabulary and just do it! As this blog goes into its second year. YAY! I want to be intentional about what … Continue reading 2018 goals be like…
Let's face it. We all have highs and lows. That's what recovery is about. It's a process. You never know when something will happen in your life, that you will need to recover from. That's why it's so important that when you are up, or on a 'high', that you don't sit on your pedestal and judge others. Tyrese disguised his judgment and criticism of others as advice. My recovery tip for today is, don't be like Tyrese. Here's how to handle your ups and downs without involving social media.
I know you guys are forgetting about me as the days go by, but I promise I'm cooking up some amazing things for this blog! I'll be back soon, in the mean time please check out my Domestic Queen column...As Told by Christian. 4th Quarter Push Is it really October already?! Time is moving … Continue reading Push it!
Chile, I get exhausted with all these media headlines and stories about former child stars ruining their lives. It seems like fame at a young age has a way of destroying dreams. It amazes me how much society is obsessed with watching people run themselves into the ground. Well, we are all about recovery over … Continue reading Come Back Kids
Have you ever noticed that you complain too much? I've caught myself just complaining about life a few times. My job is irritating. My twist out didn't come out right. I was passed over for a promotion. My book sales are low. Blah. Blah. Blah. We are very self absorbed people. It's the nature of … Continue reading It could be worse
You're an amazing author. I'm so proud of you." I got that a lot and you know what I thought every time I heard it... "I'm alright...nothing special."
Last year, I started working on a nonfiction book about the difference between self-confidence and confidence in God. It was the second time I tried to start a nonfiction piece, and just like it’s predecessor, I stopped. In my feelings about what I was writing and how it directly affected my life, I questioned God. … Continue reading God was wrong.
Medications are dangerous. We've heard a lot about crazy side effects and some medications causing more harm than good, yet we still take them when they are recommended. Mental health is very important. So important that it can translate into physical ailments as well. Stress. Depression. Anxiety....We don't have to run to medication for a … Continue reading Lit Scents: Aromatherapy
You’ve been seeing a guy for months, maybe even years. You all aren’t exclusive, but only on paper. You do everything together and it seems like a long term thing, but then it happens: you start arguing, seeing each other less, and eventually you break up. But it's not a break up. You were never in a relationship. Can you still be hurt? Is this still something you need to recover from? Absolutely.