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 a 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… 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?

Relationships

Dating and Relationships EP1: What Is A Situationship?

Let's be real, if you are a millennial and dating, then a situationship is the new normal. How many people do you now that are in relationships? You know, where a guy/gal has been introduced to the friends and family, with a formal title of introduction, and it's clear the they are in a relationship.… Continue reading Dating and Relationships EP1: What Is A Situationship?

Let's Be Real, Relationships

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… Continue reading Why Ambivalent Friendships Will Ruin You