Becoming A Better Me: Steps We Can Take For Our Self-Development

New Year, New You? I've been hearing that a lot lately. I have also seeing quotes like "Be the best version of you". These are catchy, they look good as our whatsapp display pics, shared on Facebook, and as our newest post on Instagram. However, it takes a lot more than posting a quote in …

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FIVE THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU (My Natural Hair Struggles)

Why can’t my natural hair be like the people on t.v., I mean YouTube? How do they get their hair to behave and come out in those bouncy curls and coils? Do they take several takes before the final cut they show to us? My natural hair never comes out in dope twist outs, but …

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Ima a Hustler, Ima Ima a Hustler! (THREE reasons why Women Should Hustle HARD!)

The struggle has been real for me! No lie! Rejection, after rejection, after rejection. Followed by tears on my pillow, tears in my cereal, and tears in my shower. "I am qualified!" "I am capable." "What's wrong with me?!" "I have my Degree. I am educated." I often felt the shame of the questioning eyes, …

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What does the type of compliments you expect say about you…. (and what does the type of compliments you give say about you?)

Okay, so you have to choose. You cannot have both! If you had a choice of getting compliments about the way you look or compliments about the way you perform (professionally or otherwise), which one would you choose? I'm actually talking about forever and ever here. Choose the one that will be your forever and …

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“Where Would I Take My Shame?” (An Account of Rape)

...he took hold of her and said to her, "Come lie with me, my sister." But she answered him, "No, my brother, do not force me, for no such things should be done in Israel. Do not do this disgraceful thing!... However, he would not heed her voice; and being stronger than she, he forced her and …

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Your Job Does Not Determine Your Leadership Potential

Many people, maybe a majority of people, have the false believe that where you work and your position determines if you have the potential to be a leader. For instance, how many people would say that they see a cashier at the local .99 cents store or the garbage man/woman as a leader?!! Let me …

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