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
A few years ago while at a women's empowerment event in Nashville, something one of the speaker's said will never leave me. Whether its a personal relationship or a business relationship, learn the gift of goodbye. I remember thinking of how simple, but powerful the concept was. She went on to point out how most … Continue reading December Rules: Give the gift of Goodbye
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
The holidays are always filled with looks of sparkle, joy and gifts. Everyone seems to be happy and cheery, but sometimes, when you look real close...you see the stress. Most of our stressors this season come from trying to do things above our means: mentally, physically, and financially. We get caught up in the materialistic … Continue reading December Rules: Don’t stress the small stuff.
The amazing, and most disturbing thing about being a blogger to me, is realizing that people are actually reading your work. When you start out, you have these high hopes that you are worth reading, but once you see those views, likes, and comments...it gets real! This should always be amazing right? Well, it is...when … Continue reading December Rules: I’m winging it.
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