week 23

Although I like this video and find it informative, it speaks on why we process our emotions in the ways we do instead of how to, like the title suggests. I look at it like: Know when to suck it up. Pick your battles wisely! Know when to suck it up and discuss at a […]

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week 21

Be mindful of how you treat people. Be mindful of how you handle things. Be mindful of your intentions. Be mindful. -alex elle ❤

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How anti-Black colorism forces dark-skinned Black women to be nothing more than “funny” (a repost)

By Kennedy Christine My first year of college, I took a sociology class that introduced me to the term “master status,” which is an individual’s social role or description that supersedes all their other titles. Master status can refer to how a person identifies or how they’re identified by others. This label and its effects… This […]

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week 45|2017

Forgive anyone who has caused you pain or harm. Keep in mind that forgiving is not for others. It is for you. Forgiving is not forgetting. It is remembering without anger. It frees up your power, heals your body, mind and spirit. Forgiveness opens up a pathway to a new place of peace where you […]

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week 43|2017

Explain your anger instead of just expressing it and you will find solutions instead of arguments. -unknown True enough, but.. Remember as a kid your parents and teachers used to ask what’s wrong? when you were hollering and crying and carrying on? Until a certain age, they didn’t usually counter with anger, frustration or annoyance. […]

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Men, Who Hurt You? (a repost)

What’s a complaint without a solution, right? Please read the linked post in its entirety. (It’s a quick read.) We can discuss here as well, but please be sure to like and comment and give The Single B Diaries some love, too. Happy Monday! P.S. Black men, I LOVE ya’ll! xo ❤ Disclaimer: This post […]

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