You Are Not Helping People by Doing This: Making excuses for them Doing things for them Speaking to them negatively and calling it “tough love” Not holding people accountable Creating an environment where they have to keep coming to you for help Giving them the answers and not showing them how to find solutions on […]Read more "week thirty-two: You Are Not Helping People by Doing This"
My mom used to tell me “sorry is a sorry word”, meaning don’t tell me, show me you’re sorry and don’t so that shit again!. That stuck with me. One thing I despise is the hackneyed term “sorry”. It’s used when another patron and I reach for the same item at the store. I’ve heard […]Read more "week sixteen"
This time of year, I spy many posts reminding people to check on their strong friend. I don’t really like this prompt for three reasons: 1. If we truly are friends, shouldn’t you be checking for me throughout the year, not just the holiday season? 2. Why do we have a strong friend? Even if […]Read more "week 52: the strong friend"
Ok, so part two, the meat of my trip! I forgot to tell y’all that the event was held at Nubian Hueman so you know I was hype! I also spent all my coins. Happily. As I mentioned, Lisa Marie dropped all her gems that fateful night in October. Like, everything resonated with […]Read more "Killing Like Twelve Birds With One Stone: How I Maximized a Two-Day Trip in D.C. pt.2"
Hence this post’s title: Last week, I called a gal pal for her birthday and we had a laugh about how shitty it was growing up with a birthday overshadowed by two of the, if not THE biggest holidays celebrated in the U.S.. maybe even the world. My family was notorious for combined gifts and empty promises […]Read more "I’m getting… old?"