Tag: power

To Season With Salt or Honey – The Importance of the Words We Choose

“At the end of the day people won’t remember what you said or did, they will remember how you made them feel.” Dr. Maya Angelou Words. So simple yet they hold so much power. Language is the tool that separates humans from animals. Our words allow us to communicate ideas, thoughts, and feelings. Throughout time, […]

“When You Know Better, You Do Better”

This week on my favorite podcast, Oprah’s Super Soul, she shared an invaluable lesson that she learned from the one and only Dr. Maya Angelou. “When you know better, you do better”. Seven simple words strung together to create a powerful statement which we should all inculcate into our hearts and minds.  So what does […]

Cultural Identification & Mental Health: Using Your Roots to Calm and Uprooted Mind

“How do you identify culturally?” A few weeks ago, during a session with my therapist, I was presented with this question. I shrugged and hesitantly answered, “I don’t know, I’m African-American.” She scribbled my answer down while I anxiously tried to get a glimpse of her notes. The question definitely took me back. Usually, when […]

The Art of Letting Sh*t Go

The Art of Letting Shit Go, what does it mean? On my personal growth journey, I’ve learned that letting go of negative emotions that we tie to painful memories makes us receptive to new positive experiences. Imagine that you are on a long journey and you come to an old bridge. This bridge can only […]

Embracing the Water In Your Personality

The middle of March is the peak of Pisces season on the zodiac calendar. In my opinion, Pisces seems to be the most underrated and underappreciated signs, often being labeled as overly emotional and creative introverts. But as I’ve learned to be more in touch with my water dominant personality, I’ve come to appreciate that […]

The She-King Series : A Review – A Novel of Ancient Egypt

I just finished reading The She-King, a four-book series by Libbie Hawker following the life of Hatshepsut, one of Ancient Egypt’s most renowned Pharaohs and one of history’s most badass women. Although, the story was exaggerated at moments to create a better plot-line, the entire subject of the series, Hatshepsut, and the mystery and allure […]

For the Love of Money Pt. 1 – Why More Women Need to Love Their Money

Money. We all have it, we all deal with it, and let’s face it, we all need it. With that being said, why is it so hard to talk about money? I know for me, money was always a topic I kept to a minimum. I have bills, I pay them, I move on. I’ve […]

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