Have you watched the news lately? Do you sign into any form of social media? Chances are if you have, you’ve noticed that there is so much negativity going on in the world. It can be O-V-E-R-W-H-E-L-M-I-N-G!! There are rumors of possible war. Majority of the American population is ashamed to discuss our state of … Continue reading 5 Tips for Improving your Mental Health
I haven't dined inside of a McDonald's restaurant since I lived in the Bronx, New York. In High School, we were allowed to leave the school on our lunch break so the Jerome Avenue McDonald's was "popping." A majority of my friends and I were students in the MACY Honors and Gifted program. Most of … Continue reading A Side of Conversation
FACT: The only way you can become successful is to train your mind. For the past few days, I felt a bit nostalgic. Just a week ago, I was in my hometown New York City surrounded by art, culture, and diversity. If life were an ice cream sundae those are the exact ingredients I’d need … Continue reading I Know, I Can!
It finally hit me…Life is what you make it. There is no other way to put it. There is no guru to bring forth your desires. As helpful as they may be, all of the life coaches in the world cannot gift you with your destiny. There is no magic ball to answer the questions … Continue reading When Life Hits The Fan
Last night VH1 viewers had the opportunity to watch the Do Something Awards show. This two-hour special, hosted by Sophia Bush, honored both celebrities and non-celebrities that place efforts into creating social change. Some of the celebrities honored included Jennifer Hudson, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and Kelly Osbourne. Lyricist J. Cole, also an agent for social … Continue reading VH1’s Do Something Awards
Over the years the desire to give to others became natural for me. I've always been an appreciative person; and I still am. Since I don't have younger siblings I often gave friends or peers the kind of support I receive from my immediate family. (By "giving" I mean anything from financial support if I … Continue reading “Giver” or “Taker” which one are you?
One thing that I have incorporated into my success journey is starting my day with motivation. Whether it's flipping through Psalms or watching an inspirational video, I feel like the first thing heard or read in the morning tremendously can impact my day. Today, I had the privilege to start my day off with Oprah's Life-class … Continue reading Strive for Greater
Answer: It's simple. Avoid it!!! In a world of so many personality types it's obvious that you may find yourself in a situation where your ideas clash with another individual. While in a dispute, we quickly begin to judge a person based on stereotypes [studies] pertaining to their astrological sign. (For ex: "Oh girl, she … Continue reading How To Avoid Confrontation?
"Life ain't a bed of roses." It’s a cliché quote but it’s also a valid one. We all go through twist, turns, humps and leaps in life…but at the end of the day every obstacle is a strengthening mechanism. Think about a test. Prior to taking a test, if you really want to pass you … Continue reading Bloom Into Your Destiny