“But, You Speak So Well.” — A Cornered Gurl Repost

Black Women Are Intelligent, You Know. My speech precedes me. I was raised in a home where reading was mandatory. I had to read. I had to learn. I was programmed to not only listen in grade school but pay attention and gain as much knowledge as I could. On top of all of the knowledge gained, I […]

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You are the heaven and the earth.(a repost) — blackexperience

God is you, God is in you. You are the God you have been waiting for. Your faith is nor good until you start believing in yourself. How can you believe in somebody in the sky when you do not believe in you. Rev. Ike Have faith in your intuitions, if you expect the worst […]

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How to Train Your Heart (a repost)

Be vulnerable 2. After you feel safe. 3. Live in the moment. 4. Live in love. 5. Bottle all good memories 6. Sniff often. 7. Teach your heart to dance 8. Let it be still 9. Regularly feel around for tears. 10. Repair them. 11. Remember that ‘art’ is part of heart and […]

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Dear Ladies, Please Stop Trying to Lose Weight (a repost)— The Eye Wall

TO THE LADIES OUT THERE, I’d like to challenge you to STOP TRYING TO LOSE WEIGHT. That’s right, YOU HEARD ME. Let go of all the diets, the weight loss pills, the Lap-Bands, etc. Just stop it. You’ve been through enough of this crap already–the constant pressure to fit a certain image sold to you by corporate […]

Now, I agree with this entire post, but if losing weight is part of your journey to better health, then by all means…

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week fifteen: In the Words of Toni Cade Bambara — Nikki Skies (a repost)

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Monday Notes: 5 Suggestions Before Asking Someone to Follow Your Business on Social Media(a reblog) — K E Garland

A few months ago, a friend asked me to follow her on social media because she’s re-branding and doing new things. Of course, I obliged because she’s my friend, and you know that’s what some friends do in the 21st century…support to increase the person’s social media platform in the beginning stages. Following her, however, […]

Dr. G put together another great, necessary list! I would add that you should not post any or too many personal photos on your business page. It’s just weird and confusing.

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week thirteen: Put The Idols Down… (a repost)— Nickkie&Co.

 

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I was just having a conversation about people vying for attention and longing for connections, but instead of building and maintaining real, in-the-flesh relationships, they opt for more followers. More accounts to subscribe to. More thumbs ups, stars and hearts. “Social” media has created a virtual reality, a false sense of connectivity and the constant, unnatural desire for validation.

Social media is the reason why I haven’t finished the two books I’ve been reading since December! I live a lot of my life outside of the screen and I have chosen this week to slow down, but I neeeeeeeeeeded this reminder. 

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We entertain all the things in life other than the things that matter. Today, we need to start to making an effort to take breaks from the distractions and focus on the things that truly matter…

 

 

 

 

 

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