Battling Self-Doubt, Negative Thoughts & Impostor Syndrome

I reblogged this post because it is full of empowerment, light, self-love and seeks to help women grow stronger by appreciating the good as individuals. It is not always easy to stay positive. Self-doubt can take root on your hopes and overpower everything beneficial you want to accomplish, but just like the author, Jessica Corbin … Continue reading Battling Self-Doubt, Negative Thoughts & Impostor Syndrome

Be Different Babe

Be brave. Be bold. Be uniquely you. Be an innovator. Be the original, not the copy. Be #proud Be the example. Be #badass Be your truth. Be fearless. Be a boss. Be what they think you can’t be. Be a voice, not an echo. Be the expectation. Be different, babe. Be you.  

Congratulations to Ta’lor: April Winner of the College Mate Contest

I am so honored to be the 2nd time winner of College Mate’s Monthly Writing Contest. Thank you Alexis Chateau for the opportunity and I hope all college and perspective college students see the value of this resource. COLLEGE MATE is an amazing resource who helping students all over the world learn and know how … Continue reading Congratulations to Ta’lor: April Winner of the College Mate Contest

A Lesson from Mister Rogers

I remember when I learned that one of my favorite childhood past-times, Mister Rogers Neighborhood was filmed in my city, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. I was so honored to live where many tuned in everyday to watch the late Fred Rogers aka Mister Rogers, as he  captured the hearts of families by shining a light on the … Continue reading A Lesson from Mister Rogers

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

20 Quotes of Desire

We all have desires; things we want to accomplish, our goals and dreams. In some cases, we desire someone; a person to fill the void, complete us, and to spend the rest of our lives with. In other cases, we desire to be wealthy, get a job, have children, or to just be whatever our … Continue reading 20 Quotes of Desire

My Gratitude Journal: Day 5

Five African American leaders that I am thankful/grateful for because without their service, dedication, and motivation to continue to fight for equality, we would not be where we are today!

Dear Women,

Don't let anyone tell you to stop crying! Don't let anyone tell you you are too emotional! Don't let anyone tell you that you are weak! Don't let anyone tell you, you will fail! Don't you dare be afraid! Speak up! Advocate for yourself! Don't let anyone walk over you! Don't let anyone speak for … Continue reading Dear Women,