As a child, I was taught, “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” As an adult, I’ve learned that spoken words can cause more damage than a stick or a stone. The things sticks or stones damage can be repaired. The things words damage; your reputation, your credibility, your… Continue reading Reclaiming My Name
While writing Gut Feeling, I mentally prepared myself for the whispers as I walked by, wives pulling their husbands a little closer, side-eyes from women who took pride in being the other woman and even being called a snitch. I was mentally prepared for judgement from people who didn’t know me and disappointment from those… Continue reading Filtered Smiles Hide My Unfiltered Truth
I was the girl that walked around like I had it all together. I was very active in my church and was vocal about my Christian walk. I prided myself on being one of the good girls. Then it happened…I met a man that literally changed my world. He was 13 years older than me,… Continue reading I Forgive Me!
I guess today is a good day to formally address my relationship status. I honestly didn’t think it mattered that much, but from the looks of these messages…it does. So here goes, I am 100% completely and happily single and have been for a while. It’s funny because people often assume I’m in a… Continue reading Single or Nah
When this song first came out I would listen to it and think, “gosh, this is so sweet. I want a guy to feel this way about me.” I would imagine my life with a man that was infatuated by my presence and literally worshipped the ground I walked on. I was in college when… Continue reading Counted Sneezes
After a very confusing and frustrating conversation with a friend during a manic episode…I want to talk about a subject that’s very taboo in the African American community. A subject that is ever so prevalent but quite often swept under the rug. I want to talk about mental health. Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Personality Disorders and… Continue reading The Silent Struggle
Your story is the most important part of your personal brand because experience validates you beyond any credential you could ever offer. This year I had the opportunity to share my story! #ThePowerOfYes #FromEmbarrassedToEmpowered #GutFeelingBook #Sweet16 Click picture to see video!