Take a New Approach

We have all heard the saying that old ways won’t open new doors. When we are honest with ourselves, we learn that our habits and beliefs have shaped our outcomes. While doing something new is scary and unfamiliar, we must ask ourselves how long do we want to stay where we are. What if our…

You Make Better Choices When You Are Confident

Each of us have choices on a daily basis. You can make choices out of fear and insecurity or out of confidence and love. You won’t get far making choices on what others want you to do. Listen to wise counsel but never follow the crowd. Don’t make a choice thinking you can’t do something…

My Journey to a Better Life

I had to get tired of the same results. I had to get tired of the same kind of people bringing me and my self value down. The same kind of jobs not lining up with what I’m worth and who I am. The same type of living that doesn’t match up to the hard…

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…

It is Well: Love

To experience it starts within. There’s no set way to do it. It’s whatever feels right for you. Feeling it isn’t always straight forward. So many things keep us from its fullness. Hurt, fear, deceit or unrealistic expectations. To be free from it all is letting go of how it should be And embracing how…