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
I have been somewhat counseling some of my friends. This was completely involuntary on my part. Don’t get me wrong, I love them dearly and will do anything I can, but I often feel very unqualified to give advice. I haven’t experienced a lot of things or even pains that they have in regards to … Continue reading Hurt people heal people.
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…
I cannot believe that my 31st birthday is right around the corner! It feels like just a few days ago I was in the DR celebrating my Dynamic 30 with my mother and a few friends. Where does the time really go, people? Where!? This year, I learned a lot about myself. From how I … Continue reading No going backwards: 30 is the new 30
So here's the thing...I didn't even realize this blog was a year old until those Facebook memories that I have a love/hate relationship with reminded me. Sad. Hey. It is what it is. But I'm still very excited to celebrate this journey and all I've learned this year from starting this blog. I wrote my … Continue reading My Year in Recovery
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.
Recovery Tip #1 Checking yourself of your bad habits is one of the best things you can do. It my network marketing business, we have what we call AHA moments. Anything that makes you stop and think or allows you to move from a stuck position can be an AHA moment. I was listening to … Continue reading Don’t be THAT friend
To masturbate or not to masturbate? Believe it or not, that is the question. Sexual recovery is tough. It’s often not talked about, which is crazy when you think about it. Everything society does nowadays has sexual undertones, if not blatantly. So why shouldn’t recovery be discussed? Okay, I know it’s been awhile since I’ve … Continue reading Mastur-(de)bation
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
Ava DuVernay is my bestie.... This past Wednesday was the mid-season finale of Queen Sugar. If you haven't been tuned in these past two seasons....unfollow me. No seriously, check it out if you haven't. I wrote a review on Queen Sugar for Savor V's Domestic Queens blog and every word is still true. However, after … Continue reading Not so sweet: lessons on recovery from Queen Sugar