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…

No Shade

  It’s hot. Not the kind of hot that a fan can cool down. It’s uncomfortable. The kind of sweat that can’t be digested. There is no shade. There is no way we can gain relief. There seems to be no tree’s in sight. Nothing to reduce the stress associated with vulnerability In this season…

Doing the right thing even when you have a right not to

Hey everyone, Have you ever been in a situation where you were tempted to treat other’s the way they have treated you? Yell at that rude customer, snap back at your boss and co-worker, honk your horn at that person with road rage? We have all been there right? Do not get me wrong, there…

Peace during the storm

Have you ever felt so discouraged by life? Nothing seems to be working out. You try to have faith but you don’t see it working? What are you doing wrong? Why do you feel so stuck? Well I have been there. In fact I am there right now. I must remind myself of peace. I must…

What do you represent?

There is something on my heart. Recently I was at an event and as I was walking to my seat, I smiled at a young lady as I often do to to people sitting around me. A friendly habit I guess. But as I sat there I couldn’t help but notice the look on my…