The Three G’s of Spiritual Warfare

“It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell” The Global Pandemic has sent the world into a tailspin. It exposed the thread that so many people had been hanging onto forContinue reading “The Three G’s of Spiritual Warfare”

The 22 Year Repressed Memory of A Shame Entrenched

“The journey of descent consists of encountering your shadow many, many times. Emotions as intense as shame and guilt give themselves up only a bit at a time-and you wouldn’t want more” Deepak Chopra Whenever you are ready to pivot and transcend to a new level in your life, whatever you cannot bring with youContinue reading “The 22 Year Repressed Memory of A Shame Entrenched”

When Grief Comes Crashing In

“Grief is like the ocean; it comes on waves ebbing and flowing. Sometimes the water is calm, and sometimes it is overwhelming. All we can do is learn to swim” Vicki Harrison On this morning’s ride to school, Donny Hathaway’s “A song For You” came on. I look over at Layla who is an aspiringContinue reading “When Grief Comes Crashing In”

The Thing They Don’t Tell You About Forgiveness

“Life is long, that people both change and remain the same, that every last one of us will need to fuck up and be forgiven. That we’re all just walking and walking and walking and trying to find our way, that all roads eventually to the mountaintop” Cheryl Strayed Everyone talks about the importance ofContinue reading “The Thing They Don’t Tell You About Forgiveness”

The Black Girl’s Guide to Radical Self-Love

“The hardest part is coming to the realization that no one is really going to save you but yourself, that pain is your life’s most valuable teacher and that you will never find happiness until you are completely, absurdly in love with yourself” RM Drake There is a 5- step process to radical self-love. MerriamContinue reading “The Black Girl’s Guide to Radical Self-Love”

Why You Must Try V-Steaming

“I must warn you, there is soft juju at work in my thighs” Upile Chisala I first tried vaginal steaming in 2017. I came across a random post on IG discussing Vaginal steaming. I had never heard of the practice, but once I learned about the benefits I had to try. Well, I fell headContinue reading “Why You Must Try V-Steaming”

My 3 Golden Rules for Dealing With People

“Before you can change the world around you, you must learn to change the worlds within you” Unknown As I evolve emotionally and energetically, I’ve established my own version of golden rules when dealing with people. As a result, I’m more compassionate toward others, I’ve learned the value of establishing clear boundaries in my relationships,Continue reading “My 3 Golden Rules for Dealing With People”

50 Things the Black Woman Must Say When She Talks to Herself

“The world will knock you down plenty. You don’t need to be doing it to yourself” Elizabeth Scott Everyone is into affirmations these days, even me! I have affirmations on post it notes on my bedroom mirror. Some of them read, “I am enough,” “I trust myself,” and “I am worthy.” But these aren’t Affirmations.Continue reading “50 Things the Black Woman Must Say When She Talks to Herself”

Your Worth & Value Are Not The Same

“Protect your value for all its worth“ Marc Leder You define your worth. Others determine your value. Investments have a cost basis and a market value. The cost basis is what you paid for the investment and generally speaking, remains the same. This is the investment’s intrinsic worth. The market value is what others areContinue reading “Your Worth & Value Are Not The Same”

Toxic Single Mothers & The Boys They Raise Who Never Become Men

“Some people play victims of crimes they committed” This is a topic that many don’t want to discuss because most don’t want to admit it. There are many, many single mothers who are toxic, narcissistic and abusive. And they raise boys who never become men. They raise boys who grow up to be emotionally unstable,Continue reading “Toxic Single Mothers & The Boys They Raise Who Never Become Men”