Mind/Body/Spirit

8 Ways To Process Your Emotions

The importance of emotional health in our society is not good. Honestly speaking, capitalism and consumerism are driven by emotion based decision making. Rates of anxiety, stress, and depression are increasing. The existential truth about the human condition is a shocking revelation that can be confusing to process. Personally, I feel that people don't understand… Continue reading 8 Ways To Process Your Emotions

Let's Be Real, Relationships

According To This Study, Women Primarily Gossip About Women Who Are A Threat

Let's be real, you have been the victim of gossip in your life, maybe even more times than you can count. I have experienced gossip through out my entire life. Gossip has made me feel betrayed, angry, misunderstood, and helpless. Unfortunately, I have been the victimizer of gossip as well. However, I have never made… Continue reading According To This Study, Women Primarily Gossip About Women Who Are A Threat

Motherhood, Relationships

You Should Argue In Front Of Your Children As Long As You Do THIS After

Let's be honest: most of us have seen adults argue when we were children. Whether it be with a friend, family member or partner/spouse. You were probably told to "stay in a child's place". On the flipside, maybe you never saw your parents or any adults disagreeing in front of you. It’s possible that they… Continue reading You Should Argue In Front Of Your Children As Long As You Do THIS After

Let's Be Real

What Colandrea ‘CoCo’ Conners Taught Me

Previously written on March 2, 2018 about Season 1. Let's be real, we all can understand when a person is on their grind to get to the top at any and all costs. However, doing so at the expense of others has always bothered me. I know I just contradicted myself, but allow me to… Continue reading What Colandrea ‘CoCo’ Conners Taught Me

Relationships

Here’s Why You Feel Emotionally Unsafe In Your Relationship And How To Change It

Vulnerability is a key component of every relationship. I'm not just referencing a romantic relationship either. In any relationship, whether romantic, familial, or friendship, fostering emotional safety cultivates genuine intimacy. However, people often feel emotionally unsafe in their relationships. The foundation of intimacy is emotional safety. When there is emotional safety, it creates a climate… Continue reading Here’s Why You Feel Emotionally Unsafe In Your Relationship And How To Change It

Lifestyle, Mind/Body/Spirit, Motherhood

5 Ways That Your Self Care May Be A Toxic Coping Mechanism

When you become a parent, especially a mother, self-care is one of the most common topics you will hear from veteran parents. In all honesty, self-care is vital for new mothers because it is a deliberate act meant to address mental, spiritual, emotional and physical health. In my early 20's, my favorite areas of self-care… Continue reading 5 Ways That Your Self Care May Be A Toxic Coping Mechanism

Motherhood, Relationships

20+ Family Traditions For The Millennial Family

When I was younger, I didn't understand the importance of family traditions and how they contribute to the health of the family well-being. In family traditions, when a family places high focus outside of the nuclear family, they create what is called an entropic family. The entropic family is a nuclear family that loses its… Continue reading 20+ Family Traditions For The Millennial Family

Mind/Body/Spirit

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

Anahata Mantra: "I LOVE" 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 fourth chakra is located in the center of the chest. The Anahata, the fourth chakra,… Continue reading 3 Simple Steps On How To Balance And Heal Your Fourth Chakra

Lifestyle

Dating And Relationships EP4: How To Navigate Baby Mama Or Baby Daddy Drama

Let's be clear, blended families are not new phenomena. We see it talked about online and now we have this belief that elders didn't have entire families (or children) that we did not know about until we hit adult age. Nothing about this is new. I repeat, blended families and co-parenting relationships were not started… Continue reading Dating And Relationships EP4: How To Navigate Baby Mama Or Baby Daddy Drama

Relationships

Dating and Relationships EP3: Are Most Black Men Sociopaths?

Let's be real, we have to do better. Allow me to explain. According to Harvard psychologist Martha Stout, author of The Sociopath Next Door, it is estimated that sociopaths are four percent of the U.S. population. This is about 1 in 25 people, but to be fair, there are others that put it at about 1 in 100… Continue reading Dating and Relationships EP3: Are Most Black Men Sociopaths?