“Adulting”, How to Deal, Episode 8, Black and Abroad

I don't know about you but I sometimes seek a gauge to compare my adult life for reassurance that I'm not effing up. There, i said it! Lol! I can't help but feel like there is a standard imposed on how my life should look right now or at any given moment. This feeling sucks …

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Emancipate yourself so you may grow. 

I was raised in a large family. Mom, dad, four brothers and two sisters. I'm the second youngest, out of all my siblings, but the youngest girl. I've noticed that I sometimes struggle to maintain a balance between living for my family and living for myself. The norm for me has been to allow my family's …

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Update …7 months abroad… I want more.

I wouldn't be staying true to myself if I didn't address my underlying need for more. Teaching has in fact been a rewarding career that is providing me fulfillment that I've never felt before.  That I've craved. But being that I've never been one to entertain complacency I still want more. The fulfillment I seek …

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Okay.. now vibrate higher.

Despite advocating for self love and finding joy from within I must acknowledge that things are still going to evoke an emotion out of you sometimes. People are still going to hurt you, and make you cry. You will still get angry. You will still spew cuss words in your head, or maybe even out …

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I’m Trying to be Strong.

I’m trying so hard. I want to be strong for you, and especially for myself. I want to detach, I don’t want to miss you or want you. I’m trying really hard to understand you and everything I need to understand and as much clarity as I'm getting is as much sorrow as it brings …

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