My umbrella symbolizes colors of the rainbow. My umbrella symbolizes gay pride. I carry it with pride. My pride is my deep understanding of being an AFRICAN American woman living in a society that labels us based on colors. We come in all colors and shades. The shades of black women represent our history in... Continue Reading →
Focus on getting better. Improve yourself. Take care of yourself. Keep your energy and thoughts off of the actions committed your former spouse/partner. If you have children, make them a priority. Commit to being the Better Ex!
I recently had a friend tell me recently that I need to get out of my own way. At first, I wanted to get a little salty with the feedback I was hearing. But then realized that it is so freakin true! Ha! Okay, I admit it. I have a tendency to get in my... Continue Reading →
This list struck me when I first saw it. Seems like the information is pretty elementary, yet it is so very profound. 5 things. 5 things that should be simple to do, but it does not work that easily. Some of us are stuck in habits, stuck constantly doing some of the above or even... Continue Reading →
As a kid, I remember being obsessed with Tinkerbell. I think I dressed as her like three years in a row. As an adult, reading the story, I see Tinkerbell in a whole other light. As a kid, I loved the way she floated around, sprinkling faery dust, and in my mind, helping others. As... Continue Reading →
"So, the "me time" that we thought we were going to get turned out to be of low or poor quality. A total waste of time really." So, my sister was on her way to visit me last week and she didn't have time to make a hair appointment or know where to go, so... Continue Reading →
"Why is there is no celebration for the invisible ones who help the world go around? Since she doesn’t have a ring or child she fades into the crowded background of the miscellaneous." As a single, childless and 40-year-old woman it is rare that people say things like “Congrats on being single. I need to... Continue Reading →
Alone: Isolated, separated from others (Merriam- Webster) Lonely: Sad because one has no friends or company, solitary (Dictionary.com) So many times I hear people talk about feeling lonely. Feeling like no one understands them. Feeling distraught and depressed. And then there are those that say that they can be in a crowd of people and... Continue Reading →