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…

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…

Queen trust your King

Queen trust your King. This analogy comes to me because I am reminded that the journey of life requires trust. As young children we learn trust often times from the people in our lives who show us that they are dependable; those that we have relied upon to meet our basic needs. Many of us…

Be your own kind of beautiful

How do you define beauty? Each person may have their own definition. Your definition may go against what is considered normal. You may believe that your mind is the most beautiful attribute you have. Someone else may think their body makes them beautiful. Another may feel endurance makes them beautiful. Internal beauty shines outwardly. As…

Woman take care

This post is for the ladies. We are always caring for others. So often we come last while we are busy putting others first. Today I encourage you to take care of yourself. If you find yourself drained, exhausted and unappreciated, find time to treat yourself. Whatever you enjoy doing, whatever brings you a smile,…