Being on a budget and coming to terms with the state of your finances can be a challenge. But change is necessary to build wealth and financial freedom for your family and/or community.
“The ends you serve that are selfish will take you no further than yourself but the ends you serve that are for all, in common, will take you into eternity.” Marcus Garvey My advocacy began at a young age. Mostly caring for my Magic Nursery doll, Danielle. My younger sister decided to take a lit … Continue reading The Road to Advocacy and Justice
Dear Alishea, You are not a mistake. You may not have felt love or felt a sense of belonging from your family, but love extends beyond relatives. One thing I wish you would've known is that there are some people who don't know how to love, so they try to give you things and false … Continue reading A Letter to My Younger Self
**This is not a sponsored post of any podcast. This post is based on the opinions and experiences of the author.** In 2020, while most of us were sheltering in place due to the pandemic, I remember having many discussions with my son about his school work. He’s my only child, and even though my … Continue reading Let Me Be My Motivation
A couple of months ago, I went through a training to help prepare me for working with college students t help them to design their college careers. During the training, we were tasked with writing a prompt for our thoughts on life and the world. We had a moment to reflect and had several guiding … Continue reading Lifeview – A Reflection
I’ve been unmotivated to write. There are times when I find my writing spurts and I’m on it, and there are times when I just don’t care. The perfectionist in me wants to curate the perfect message to the public, but I don’t want to miss an opportunity to share a part of me that … Continue reading It’s Never Easy
“It took many years of vomiting up all the filth I’d been taught about myself, and half-believed, before I was able to walk on the earth as though I had a right to be here.”James Baldwin I grew up in the 1990s when we were drilled to “Say No to Drugs” and music videos were … Continue reading Self-Love in a World that Wants You to Hate Yourself
I’m not a licensed therapist (yet), but I have spent years dealing with folks who will drain your energy. The easy answer: LEAVE! I could end my post with that statement, but I know that’s not always possible in most cases. Maybe you deal with energy vampires at work. Their negative energy meets them at … Continue reading Self-Preservation When Energy Vampires Are Running Rampant