Why I prefer to take the stairs

Healthy wellness is a journey.... it is not a sprint, it is a marathon. In the past, I have jumped into full work out plans and diets; I was unsuccessful.  For some, jumping into a workout may be beneficial, but for me it never helped me change my lifestyle. Eventually, I gave up, binged, and … Continue reading Why I prefer to take the stairs

A Healthy Mind: the story of a thick girl

"After giving birth to my daughter, I gained weight, and entered the 200 lb. club. In my mind, I expected that I would get my body back immediately. Of course it takes time to lose weight and so the process didn’t go as expected. As a result, there are times when I hate what I see in the mirror. At some point I realized that I was body shaming myself." (blog contribution to Rock Your Reality, Pinkspen)

Simple Words of Wisdom

​Lean on loved ones. Do something for someone without them knowing. Hold someone close. Speak truth. Advocate for the elderly, children and women. Speak kindly about yourself.  Live life to the fullest. Regret nothing. Learn from your mistakes. Cry hard, it's okay. Defy hatred. Love your body. Dance all night long like no one is … Continue reading Simple Words of Wisdom

No. Cut Him Off.

Every woman deserves to feel wanted. If you do not fee wanted, then you are not. If you doubt that he loves you, he probably doesn't. As the author stated so plainly "Love is not complicated." Check out more from Alice in Wonderlust on dating and relationships. 

Lyrics for Life 

"When you try your best but you don't succeed When you get what you want but not what you need When you feel so tired but you can't sleep Stuck in reverse When the tears come streaming down your face When you lose something you can't replace When you love someone but it goes to … Continue reading Lyrics for Life 

You are Perfectly Imperfect 

Why do you doubt yourself? Do you not possess the tools to be perfectly you? From head to toe, each part of you perfectly designed to be an impact in this world. You are all you need to be to become all that you desire. It is embedded in your DNA. Despite what they say; … Continue reading You are Perfectly Imperfect 

we are all Beautiful…we are all Ugly

I have heard men call Beyoncé ugly...Kim K., Halle Berry... Even when they are in full contour, there is some man that thinks they are not all that. Ugliness is subjective. Being Beautiful is subjective. So what's the standard, right? Fair skinned. Thin. Light eyes. Long hair. Big boobs. Plump butt. The standard is impossible to … Continue reading we are all Beautiful…we are all Ugly