Expecting Loyalty from People who Betray Themselves

I don’t trust people who don’t love themselves and tell me, ‘I love you.’ … There is an African saying which is: Be careful when a naked person offers you a shirt. Maya Angelou One of the hardest lessons I’ve had to learn is that not everyone is like me. I am unquestionably loyal. WhenContinue reading “Expecting Loyalty from People who Betray Themselves”

Let Go and Live

“Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go” Herman Hesse Each year, I marvel as the leaves change color on the trees and fall to their death. Each year trees release and let go to survive the impending winter months. The trees understand that in order to live,Continue reading “Let Go and Live”

One of the Biggest Mistakes I’ll Never Make Again

“The world class purposely ignores the small thinking, ego-based personality” Steve Siebold I’ve consistently made the mistake of giving an ear to, and heeding the advice of people who ultimately didn’t have a clue. I took relationship advice from single women. I took business advice from people who never ran a business. I took financialContinue reading “One of the Biggest Mistakes I’ll Never Make Again”

Hoodoo: The Hope of the Slave

“Where there are preachers, there are also conjurers; where there are conversions, there are dreams and visions and where there is faith, there is and ever continues to be magic” . Yvonne P. Chireau October is Hoodoo Heritage Month. In honor of Hoodoo Heritage Month, I will be releasing a series of articles delving intoContinue reading “Hoodoo: The Hope of the Slave”

I Don’t Owe You Shit: A Message to the Entitled

“Like so many others in this century I found myself a displaced person shortly after birth and have been looking half my life for a place to take my stand. Now that I have found it, I must defend it” Edward Abbey As I heal, as I grow, and as I come home to myself,Continue reading “I Don’t Owe You Shit: A Message to the Entitled”

The Truth About Keto

“We should all be eating fruits and vegetables as if our lives depend on it-because they do” Michael Greger The Ketogenic diet has grown in popularity in recent years as an effective weight loss method. Despite its popularity, the Ketogenic diet is not a safe or healthy way to lose weight.  In fact, it canContinue reading “The Truth About Keto”

Beyoncè Said it Best: Always Stay Gracious…

“Always stay gracious, best revenge is your paper” Beyoncé I won’t lie, I can hold a grudge. Even worse, I sometimes desire vengeance or retribution. I’m working on it though…God ain’t through with me yet. BUT a recent situation showed me that he’s definitely making some progress. I was presented with an opportunity to reallyContinue reading “Beyoncè Said it Best: Always Stay Gracious…”