Dear Black Woman

Dear black woman. You matter. You are valuable. Your opinion is valid. You are not alone. When you feel misunderstood. And like nobody is listening. I am listening. I hear you. I see you. I am you. The love you were created with. Covers you each second. You aren’t dramatic. You aren’t too loud. You…

Your Truth Matters: Rejecting Conformity

Everyone has a truth. We hide from it to accommodate the ones who caused the pain. Why do we do that? In this world it is not always acceptable to acknowledge what is wrong. As much as we have free speech, silence gets rewarded more. No press, no judgement, no explanations with penalties. Silence is…

The Best Part of You

The best part of you is the part you don’t want to share. The best part of you is the part of you that challenges you to grow. It’s the moment when you feel like you can’t but you decide to do it anyway. That’s where the best part of you lives. Don’t be afraid…

I saw my obstacles as opportunities

“I created Live Positivelee during my last semester of undergraduate studies. It was a journey in which I asked myself what did I want to represent. I thought about what kind of impact I wanted to make on the world. It wasn’t just about my career, education or financial attainment. It was also about giving…

It All Means Something

There she was furious. Thinking about how things could be better. Why did he treat her that way? Why didn’t anyone fight for more? Why did they sweep the mess under the rug? What is their problem? This is what happens when we have got a call on our life. Things get to us. We…

Conversations that matter

I’m often met with different ideas and opinions about life. We all have different perspectives on why world problems exist. We look for solutions to our biggest complaints. We look to friends, family, politicians, teachers, social workers, pastors. When will we look within ourselves ? Do we stop to think that we are a part…

The Process

If I want to get to a new level of a building, I must take stairs or an elevator.Remember that when we set a goal often times we have to take steps to get there. Don’t rush the process. How would you feel if you were paying for service and the technician didn’t take his…

The choices we make

Have you ever been afraid to make a choice because you were worried about making the wrong one? So many people are and it is okay if you are. May I change your focus for a moment? What if you did make the wrong choice?, Sort of like getting lost on the way to your…

Acceptance

It’s very hard sometimes to accept what happens to us in life. It is sometimes hard to accept the decisions of others. I have gone through some things in life where I have faced rejection, disappointment and hurt, whether it was getting that job I really wanted or a friend who walked away. What I…