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”

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”

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”

Peace or Pieces

“Acceptance is a small, quiet room” Cheryl Strayed I had this insatiable need to be right. To have my side of the story not only heard, but accepted as the one and only truth. I wanted the people who had wronged me to admit they were wrong and desire my forgiveness. I needed vindication. Justice.Continue reading “Peace or Pieces”