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…

Tips for Living in Your Twenties

Hey purpose partners!! I’ve been on my own since my early college days and I wanted to share some tips I’ve learned for young adults who were ready or even not so ready. It can be challenging but You can survive and thrive. Here’s my advice: 1. Keep a steady income. Working and going to…

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…

Growth as a Woman

Do you know how powerful you are? That your words have meaning ? Are you aware of how you can build? And just as quickly tear down ? Do you act with kindness when no one is looking ? Do you lovingly accept when they are undeserving ? How often do you forgive or do…

Friendship: Grateful Moments

When you can’t show up for yourself. And you need a little help. Friends are there to lift you up. When you go through tough times. Your real friends stand by you. I’m so thankful to my friends. Who have proved to be family to me. I’m forever thankful for their unconditional love and presence….

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…

Permission to Be

Lately I’ve been thinking about the importance of acknowledging yourself. Not anything you’ve done but who you are. If we are honest with ourselves, every day we are bombarded with messaging about who we should become. More fit, more intelligent, more beautiful, more accomplished. While those are great aspirations, I think perspective is needed. I…