It’s not you against the world It’s you against you It’s you against who they used to know You against what you used to think You against who you use to be Everyday competing, everyday fighting off the old to become more Everyday taking control It’s not you against them that’s where you’ve been going […]
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By Tynesha M. McCullers Just a few weeks ago, singer/songwriter, Michelle Williams, posted on Instagram that she had taken her own advice and sought out mental health professionals for her well-being. With Williams’ most recent revelation came an outpouring of love, support, prayers, and appreciation from family, friends, and fans alike. This type of support…
You hold in you a great power, one you probably didn’t even know you had. Many of us are unaware of the greatness we harbor in the corners of our existence. This power can lay hidden and unused until one day you are rummaging in your tool box and you find it. It was always […] […]Read more "week 13: Disengage (a repost)"
By Gioncarlo Valentine “Where do you go when the pain of staying is stronger than that of leaving?”- Joel Leon I recently happened across a story that shook me into a state of genuine despair. A woman named Marisa Harris, who was working to dedicate her life to helping troubled youth, who attended my former… Please […]Read more "On suicide, depression and loving Black children — RaceBaitR"
excerpt from xoNECOLE.com 33 Morning Rituals to Start Your Day What’s the first thing you did when you woke up this morning? Did you roll over and check your smartphone? I knew it! Is this what the world has come to? Being a slave to Apple and Android? Come on, we have to do better… Maintaining balance […]Read more "week 49 || 2016: 33 Morning Rituals"