Sometimes…

Sometimes, the world crumbles around me. I’ll be fine and then I won’t be. just like that. That quickly my entire life changes. I become engulfed in this storm raging inside my mind. I forget how to smile, how to laugh. All I know is that I am not okay. I am not okay at…

The Gift of My Girlfriends

There have been times this year when my girlfriends have called me, sobbing… …I hate the way I look I want to lose weight …There’s nothing left in my relationship …My day didn’t go as planned …Finances too tight to be comfortable There have been times this year when I’ve called them, sobbing… …Heartbroken and…

How to Move Forward

When You Feel Like Your Life is Over We all have things that we care passionately about, sometimes to an unreasonable and unhealthy extent. While our individual situations and circumstances are vastly different, feelings are what connect us and are universal. The feeling of devastating loss is the same. When those things that you care…

Dear Black Women…

Here is a poem I read, written by Tyler Payton and I wanted to share it with you. Enjoy. Dear Black Women, You are not what the media tells you you are. You are not what society tells you you are. You are not ugly, obnoxious, unintelligent, You are not belligerent and unapproachable, You are…

Summer has Arrived…Kind of…

Ok, so it has not felt like summer at all since Monday (20th June) here in the uk BUT being this time of year it gives us the perfect excuse to simply let things go that were perhaps niggling away at us during the winter months. Following the coldest months of the year, what monotonously felt like…

Inspirational Quotes & My Thoughts

Here are six quotes that I like and my thoughts around them… “When you’re going through hell keep going.” – Winston Churchill I love this quote because it is a reminder that if we quit because we’re going through hell, we stay in hell. Which might be the hell of regret, the hell of failure,…

Life Goes On

This is a great quote because it’s true and it’s one of those quotes that gets used all the time to this day. Life does go on, even though it seems sometimes like it won’t. No matter what happens to us or what we’re going through life will go on. Life always goes on, and…

Why Happiness Sometimes Means Letting Go

  As a child, you imagine (with much excitement!) the life that you want to have as you grow up. The life that you are meant to have. We have expectations. Lots of them. Only reality doesn’t always quite match up. Life, twists and turns, changing directions to forge new paths, and things happen that don’t match…

My Thoughts on “This Too Shall Pass”

I know a number of people who find comfort in the phrase “This too shall pass.” I appreciate the idea behind it; I think it’s beautiful. Yet, it never rang true for me. I can’t forge a connection with the saying because it doesn’t line-up with my experience very well.Perhaps I’m impatient. I feel like…

Life and Love

In life you’ll realize there is a purpose for everyone you meet.  Some will test you, some will use you, and some will teach you.  But most importantly, some will bring out the best in you. A great relationship is about two things:  First, appreciating the similarities, and second, respecting the differences. Don’t look for…

Remembering the Good

As I was home yesterday, I heard the voice of a child who was walking in the same direction with an adult just a few steps in front. With his enthusiastic, high-pitched voice he asked, “Remember we went on a plane? And it was really, really high in the sky?” Then just a few seconds…

Wonders of The World

A group of school children were asked to list what they thought were the present “Seven Wonders Of The World.”  Though there were some disagreements, the following received the most votes: 1. Egypt’s Great Pyramids 2. Taj Mahal 3. Grand Canyon 4. Panama Canal 5. Empire State Building 6. St. Peter’s Basilica 7. Great Wall…