10 Messages to Daughters Without Fathers Learning to Love

“With or without the love of your father, you are and always will be deserving of love yourself.” As a woman who grew up with the absence of her father, even when he was present; [...]


5 Lessons Learned Regarding Mothers, Daughters, & Mental Health

By way of the month in which mothers are celebrated and mental health awareness is acknowledged comes to a close, I can’t help but close out the month of May reflecting on the roles of [...]

11 Truths About Love: Hearts Broken, Hearts Building, & Hearts Bursting

L.O.V.E: the four letter word that causes so much happiness and pain all at the same time. Love, a word that describes feelings that are indescribable because the reality of love is more often [...]

A Message of Love to Black Women

As a black woman, I wear the intersectionalities of my identity with honor, pride, and confidence. Even when I feel inadequate, it is my identity as a black woman that encourages me to persist! I [...]

Because He Did, I Can & I Do

In recognition of the late Martin Luther King Jr. August 28, 1963, the late Civil Rights Activist Martin Luther King Jr. delivered the famous “I Have a Dream” speech. A little shy of 55 years [...]

4 Easy Steps to Guarantee You Don’t Quit On Your New Year’s Resolutions!

It’s the new year! Happy times are ahead as all of us have been thinking, “New Year! New Me!” And as always, with the excitement of the new year comes the excitement to set new goals for oneself [...]

6 Realities I Wish I Knew Regarding The Journey Towards Self-Love

Have you ever been told sentiments like, “you can’t be there for others, if you aren’t there for yourself” and/or “you can’t love others if you don’t love yourself?” Not only have I heard such [...]

Expressing Gratitude Through The Pain During The Holidays: A Broken Heart With The Ability To Love

Truth, the holiday season tends to bring out the best in people and has always brought out the best in me. Regardless of the hardships I was facing, I always felt that I was able to put aside my [...]