Intrinsic Versus Extrinsic Motivations And How To Use Them To Your Benefit

We are all motivated by different factors. Who we are to our core and our self-concept is where we draw our motivations. The image that we see of ourselves is developed from our personality, capabilities, and characteristics. When we are younger, the self-concept is moldable because we are still on a journey of self-discovery. As our bodies age and we experience life, our self-perceptions become … Continue reading Intrinsic Versus Extrinsic Motivations And How To Use Them To Your Benefit

3 Simple Steps On How To Balance And Heal Your Third Chakra

Solar Plexus Mantra: “I DO” In total, there are seven chakras. They are said to be the source of where all energy flows through the body. It is said that blocked energy can lead to imbalances in life and illnesses. The third chakra is located where the diaphragm rests. The solar plexus, the third chakra, is all about the perception of who you are, your … Continue reading 3 Simple Steps On How To Balance And Heal Your Third Chakra

5 Daily Habits To Become Your Authentic Self

Did you know that exuding your authentic self is directly correlated to your happiness? There is an extreme amount of power in knowing, becoming and representing your most authentic self to those around you. When you are authentic, you do not allow a person or situation to change you, unless it is for the better. Listen, we already know that social media is full of … Continue reading 5 Daily Habits To Become Your Authentic Self

Postpartum Depression And What I Learned About Myself

That first cry left me speechless. Every mother I spoke to assured me that every pregnancy complication was going to be worth that first moment. They were right. I was shaking from the adrenaline and in awe of his entire presence. When my aunt yelled that he was a boy and I felt my heart drop. I was happy because I always wanted to have … Continue reading Postpartum Depression And What I Learned About Myself

5 Creative Things To Do When You’re Feeling Stressed and Drained

“Your soul is infinitely creative. It is alive and expansive in nature. It is curious and playful, changing with the tides of time” – Debbie Ford When I look back at my life, I realize that in some of my darkest times of stress it was creativity that helped me to balance it all. I remember how alive and rejuvenated I felt after allowing my … Continue reading 5 Creative Things To Do When You’re Feeling Stressed and Drained

5 Daily Questions To Develop A Growth Mindset

Carol Dweck, professor of Psychology at Stanford University, states that “a growth mindset is when students understand that their abilities can be developed”. Carol Dweck and her colleagues completed research on the behavior of children to understand human motivation over 30 year ago. She coined the terms fixed mindset and growth mindset. Carol Dweck’s study revealed that people who understand that their intelligence can be … Continue reading 5 Daily Questions To Develop A Growth Mindset

20 Morning Affirmations For Success And Confidence

Your morning affirmations should be your daily prayer for your personal growth, health, and building healthy relationships with other. Affirmations are prayers. Yes, I just said that. Daily affirmations are prayers that assist in reprogramming the subconscious mind. Affirmations prevent negative self-talk. Every day in a matter of seconds, you can talk yourself out of your own growth. Frequent negative thoughts can become self-fulling prophecies … Continue reading 20 Morning Affirmations For Success And Confidence

#SpotlightSaturdays: Black Owned Spiritual Jewelry Shops

My most viewed blog post is the very first #SpotlightSaturdays about Black Owned Spiritual/Magick Shops. I posted those spiritual shops out of pure love and support. I am honored to have so many people viewing it every day. It affirms that this type of content is needed and that I must continue to share it. As always: when you support the companies below, you are … Continue reading #SpotlightSaturdays: Black Owned Spiritual Jewelry Shops

Why Ambivalent Friendships Will Ruin You

Let’s be real, I want you to recall a time where you sat with a friend and felt safe, understood and valued. While conversing with this friend, you didn’t feel you needed to hide certain pieces of yourself. While sharing with this friend, you didn’t feel you needed to always explain yourself because they can articulate your patterns better than you. While engaging with this … Continue reading Why Ambivalent Friendships Will Ruin You