Spend a little more time trying to make something of yourself and a little less time trying to impress people. –The Breakfast Club ❤Read more "week forty-five"
If it’s not an absolute yes, it’s an absolute no. Last month, I spent the last day of summer in a room of women chatting about all things mental health. From boundaries to finding Black therapists to generational behaviors to anxiety triggers, The Will to Be Well was a breath of fresh air accompanied by a […]Read more "week forty-four"
My nephew is consistently teaching me. He’s so intelligent and funny and creative, but he’s also six and still learning how to process his emotions. One of the major things he’s taught me is patience. I have to remind myself of his age and even though I may know more than he does, he can […]Read more "week forty-one: Poor Behavior Needs an Audience"
An old classmate of mine (let’s call him Vick, ’cause it rhymes with..) said he’d never compromise in relationships because he’d never get what he wanted 🤔 Huh? Of course since we were in our early 20s and not four year olds at the time, my head went straight to a. he must either be an […]Read more "week forty: on relationships + compromise"
Would you be cool if you weren’t family? Would you even associate yourself with those people? Recently I watched an episode of Girlfriends that made me ponder this question; long story short, Toni didn’t want one of her sisters in her wedding and only invited her to oblige their mother. I thought, I don’t care […]Read more "week thirty-seven"
How to Apologize Truly Recognize and Acknowledge what you did from the perspective of the offended. Take Responsibility for what you did to the offended with no BUTS and let go of your need to be right or any kind of hostile or defensive attitude. Find and connect with your inner kindness and compassion and […]Read more "week thirty-six"
The real, whole question: when do you give up on someone who hasn’t done you wrong? It’s easy to walk away from people you are not attached to, who aren’t your friends or mean you no good. But when, if ever, do you give up on those who have been good to you? By give […]Read more "week thirty-five: When do you give up on people?"