I'm been away from my blogging safe haven for a while and during that time I had a breakdown, an epiphany, felt lost and confused .. and ultimately got back up and began to re-find myself.
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A few months before my 21st birthday I think I had an epiphany. I kind of fell ... into myself. Let me explain. I have always felt like the odd one out. Externally, I was happy and just like everyone else. Internally, I knew I was different. I pretended to enjoy the same things that … Continue reading Along My Spiritual Journey: The Beginning
There's this thing women do ... specifically black women. I hate it. We live in a world where the black woman is constantly mistreated. We are unheard. Abused. Considered the low of the low. And when we speak out about the injustices that we face, we are deemed angry, aggressive, unruly and (my favorite) ghetto/ratchet … Continue reading Dear Black Women …
Love is a feeling - truth. You can experience love by simply loving yourself - truth. You can also experience love by loving someone else - truth. Some people feel unfulfilled unless they find love from a significant other or family member or friend - truth. However, the truth is also that we don't need … Continue reading Before You Love Them | Love Yourself
In a time like this I need some positive words to surround me and I know that I'm not alone. Whether it be a person, a thing or situation, we all have times that we just need to be surrounded by positivity and good vibes. So I wanted to give you guys that and truthfully … Continue reading Uplifting Quotes To Brighten Your Day … & Mine
The past few weeks have been very trying. In terms of being positive and continuing on my journey to happiness and self love, I have instead taken a pit stop at restlessness, sadness and self doubt. It isn't fun. At. ALL. I decided that I need to resume my journey for the sake of my … Continue reading 51 Things That Make Me Happy !
So, sometime last week I was invited to a surprise gathering for a friend of mine. One of my new years resolutions for 2016 has been to start going more - so when I was invited I immediately headed to my closet and called two of my best friends to tag along. So without going … Continue reading Surprise!