Don’t Bake a Sh***y Cake

I was listening to Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations podcast the other morning, and this one featured Pastor Wintley Phipps. This one in particular was about becoming the person you were created to be, and it was definitely a good listen. There was one quote that hit me hard though, one in which I realized was reflective... Continue Reading →

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Turn Your Mondays Into Saturdays

Who doesn't love Saturdays? The sleeping in, the laziness. Many of us spend our entire weeks just waiting for this day, refusing to put any positivity into the other days of the week in the process. We literally wish away our days, praying that Saturday will reach us quickly. Just think for a moment on... Continue Reading →

21st Century Kryptonite

Oh, to be a Millennial. Which of course, I barely know anything about. I'm literally on the cusp of the Millennial movement, stuck in between the end of Gen X and the first year of the Millennial generation. Early 80's babies, we don't really connect with those who were born in the 70's, and we... Continue Reading →

Be Gentle, and Be Grateful

I grew up poor, with limited resources and opportunities. When the 90's recession hit, my family went from lower middle class to just lower class. Food banks provided food for us to "quiet the stomach rumblings" on hungry days, and one-room motel rooms filled with six family members afford us the luxury of having a roof over our heads to fight the frigid-ness of bitter New England winters that threatened our lives.

You Need to Cut It

Have you ever had a conversation with someone about aspects of your life that you KNOW you need to change, and you kind of brush it off like, yeah yeah whatever. You hear them, but you're not truly listening to what they're saying. We all like to think we're completely right, and for the most... Continue Reading →

The Dragonfly Effect

This morning was not, by many standards, a good day. I woke up exhausted, having spent the night tossing and turning, uncomfortable and restless. I snoozed for a bit, then woke up with a start, because now I was running late. Traffic was awful, making my commute last almost an hour. I got to the... Continue Reading →

A Note From A Friend

In light of the most recent episode of "why having a badge is equal to having a Purge-like murder pass" as well as, "why justice doesn't really¬†exist", I was compelled to post a wonderfully written comment-turned-article by an awesome friend of mine. I urge you to pay attention, understand, and hopefully internalize her words, possibly... Continue Reading →

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