Do Not Judge Me Based on Who I Vote For

It would be an understatement to say that people’s convictions, thoughts, and feelings are intensely passionate regarding this upcoming election. Now that both National Conventions have aired, it is safe to say that people are more opinionated than ever. My blog has never been a platform for political accountability and I do not plan on […]

Is Being Merciful on Your New Year’s Resolution List?

Happy New Year!! Many of you know that I don’t necessarily participate in New Year’s Resolution Lists. I can appreciate them and I recognize that for many people, the beginning of the year brings a sense of motivation. I make a resolution list every day, week, month…but, constantly hearing and reading various different resolutions throughout […]

Our Obsession with Celebrity Addicts

Amanda Bynes. Amy Winehouse. Lindsay Lohan. Drew Barrymore. John Belushi. River Phoenix. Whitney Houston. Bobby Brown. James Brown. Kurt Cobain. Cory Monteith. Brittney Murphy. Courtney Love. Tatum O’Neal. Ozzy Osbourne. Richard Pryor. Charlie Sheen. The list could continue to occupy my entire blog post. There is a celebrity addict who struggles every day… This is […]

How Do You Keep Your Life in Perspective?

It can be difficult to not be inundated with worldly chaos. It can be even more difficult to compartmentalize our emotional chaos from our environment. When we look at our lives, it is easy to be immersed in all the stressors and see only what is in our bubble. This is normal. However, I ask, […]

Are Women Really as Compassionate as They Claim to Be?

We hear it often – women are naturally born as compassionate human beings and that is why professions such as nursing and teaching are predominantly women. These are the professions that are categorized as nurturing, caring, and compassionate jobs and thus, women inundate these fields. Do I believe that women are compassionate? I have to […]

Marriage is Horribly Beautiful!!

Some of the responses I received from my last post was interesting. And, for the most part, people who messaged me privately DO believe in marriage. So, why exactly is there such negativity around the concept of marriage? Why do people roll their eyes or make dumb “ball and chain” jokes? Why do people believe […]

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“You Cannot Eat Beauty.”

I have listened to many speeches. I have read many books. I have surrounded myself around many convicting and inspiring people. But, NOTHING has struck my soul the way Lupita Nyong’o’s speech on beauty did. She gave this speech not too long ago and I cannot tell you how many times I have watched it. […]