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Cycles of Life, Millennial Life, Wellness

Leverage Your Loneliness

Good Morning Inspirer, I hope you started your day with positivity and gratitude, and if you are starting your day reading this blog I hope that it contributes to that great day that you will have. I have an important topic that I want to discuss today, LONELINESS. I know we all experienced it in… Continue reading Leverage Your Loneliness

Cycles of Life, Uncategorized

Post-Grad Blues

Hi Inspirer! It has been some time since my last blog post, but as y'all know I was in graduate school and those summer courses kept me busy! Well, good news... ya girl is DONE! Three long years of pursuing a Master's in Social Work and I am finally done. I remember putting class of… Continue reading Post-Grad Blues

9-5/Entreprenuership, Cycles of Life, Failure, Faith, Fears, Millennial Life, Self-Esteem

Imposter Syndrome of a Black Girl

I am a black girl and I suffer with Imposter Syndrome. Oftentimes, I heard these words floating around but never understood it until my time came. It hit me in the midst of my last year of graduate school, perfect timing as I am looking forward to post graduate work utilizing my Masters of Social… Continue reading Imposter Syndrome of a Black Girl

Cycles of Life, Millennial Life, Relationships/Friendships

Relationships – Pt.2 with Guest Blogger Lady Tee

It’s been 3 weeks and a lot has happened. I’m stuck with this situation-ship that I’m in that I know needs to end. For the past couple of month’s, it feels like he’s been stringing me along. We only went out on one true date (which I initiated). He keeps telling me he wants to… Continue reading Relationships – Pt.2 with Guest Blogger Lady Tee

9-5/Entreprenuership, Cycles of Life, Millennial Life, Wellness

Sis you’re emotionally exhausted

Hey Inspires! My name is Bria Aleisha, like the beautiful Tysheira, I too am a Social Worker - I am a  Licensed Master Social Worker. In addition, I am the creator of Surviving Twenties with Bria Aleisha.  A podcast for twenty-something years olds like yourself, discussing life experiences that’s unique to our generation.  Before the… Continue reading Sis you’re emotionally exhausted

Candid Moments, Cycles of Life, Faith, Uncategorized, Wellness

The Load is Getting Lighter

Hey Inspirers! If you are new to my blog, Welcome to the Leave Inspired Squad. I am glad to have you here. For those that have been rocking with me for a while, I just want to say I am blessed to have your support. You have witnessed a lot in my life and sharing… Continue reading The Load is Getting Lighter

Faith, Fears, Millennial Life, Relationships/Friendships, Self-Esteem

Will I Ever Find Love Again? – Guest Blogger Teharah

Hey Inspirers! My name is Teharah, but you can call me Lady Tee. I am an introvert who loves to travel, try/learn new things, spend time with friends and family, eat different foods and listen to r&b/soul music. I studied facilities management which I have an associates degree in. I am an upcoming entrepreneur that… Continue reading Will I Ever Find Love Again? – Guest Blogger Teharah

Cycles of Life, Fears, Mental Health, Uncategorized, Wellness

Finding Hope During COVID-19

Hey Inspirers, I am hoping that all is well with you during this unprecedented time. I wanted to connect with you to give some inspiration and encouragement. By now, you have seen many articles about the Coronavirus and heard briefings from your local government...and our um...#45. Many of your lives have shifted and I know… Continue reading Finding Hope During COVID-19

Mental Health, Wellness

Peanut Butter & Jelly or Two Left Shoes – Guest Blogger Ade

​You’ve decided that it is time to seek some professional help and you’ve started the process of looking for a clinician but how do you know if you guys will work together well. A lot of the frustration people face when deciding to begin the counseling journey is feeling like they can’t or don’t connect with… Continue reading Peanut Butter & Jelly or Two Left Shoes – Guest Blogger Ade

Mental Health, Wellness

Part 4: “Live Life, Don’t Just Exist!”- Guest Blogger Signé

Welcome back for my 4th and final post on “Protecting Your Mental.” In this 4th step I want to strongly encourage you all to go out and LIVE your LIFE…….don’t just EXIST!! Have you ever just found yourself doing the everyday norm and not really doing what you want to do? Well, don’t worry because… Continue reading Part 4: “Live Life, Don’t Just Exist!”- Guest Blogger Signé

Faith, Wellness

Relationship vs Religion – Guest Blogger Lexi

As we walk through life doing our best to please God, it’s important to remember how your personal 1:1 relationship with Christ is vital to your success. Being raised in a COGIC environment I only remember being afraid of God and never being able to live up to what was acceptable. As such it was… Continue reading Relationship vs Religion – Guest Blogger Lexi

Mental Health, Relationships/Friendships, Uncategorized, Wellness

How To Help a Friend Struggling with Mental Health – Guest Blogger Markesha

Being there for a friend who’s struggling with mental health can be challenging and a bit overwhelming at times. Where do you start? What do you say? If you ask them the question of “why” are you judging them? It’s like you want to be supportive, but you’re simply not sure of how to approach… Continue reading How To Help a Friend Struggling with Mental Health – Guest Blogger Markesha

Mental Health, Relationships/Friendships, Uncategorized, Wellness

Part 3 is: “The Company You Keep” – Guest Blogger Signe’

Hello and welcome back for Part 3 of “Protecting Your Mental Health.” Whew hunni, I hope this part really wakes some people up because sometimes we are so caught up in wanting to have friendships or relationships so bad that we don’t realize when some of those relationships are actually what’s hurting us mentally. Believe… Continue reading Part 3 is: “The Company You Keep” – Guest Blogger Signe’

Mental Health, Millennial Life, Uncategorized, Wellness

I Need Help! But Where Do I Find It? – Guest Blogger Ade

You want professional help but feel as though you have no idea where to start? Well, I am here to start. The resources I’ll be listing today is extensive but not exhaustive. I know that finding mental health clinicians can feel like a game of “Where’s Waldo?” so my hope is to alleviate some of… Continue reading I Need Help! But Where Do I Find It? – Guest Blogger Ade

Self-Esteem, Wellness

The Importance of Personal Development

Hey Inspirers! I know its been a bit quiet, but the posts are coming in - I promise! I am here today to talk about Personal Development. I am sure by now you all are familiar with this and my hope is that you all have invested in your own personal development. If not, that's… Continue reading The Importance of Personal Development

Mental Health, Uncategorized, Wellness

Does being a “Strong Black Woman” affect healthy thinking? – Guest Blogger Markesha

Being a black woman comes with its pros. I don’t know about you but I wake up feeling GOOD knowing that I have some pigment in my skin, honey! Some find it annoying, but I take it as a compliment to see women of other cultures, aka the culture vultures, fixing their hair or their… Continue reading Does being a “Strong Black Woman” affect healthy thinking? – Guest Blogger Markesha

Mental Health, Uncategorized, Wellness

Part 2 – Be Observant in Your Environment – Guest Blogger Signè

Hello and thank you for returning for Part 2 of 4 on “Protecting Your Mental Health!” Part 2: Be Observant in Your Environment A lot of times we may not realize that the exact place where we spend most of our time, whether it be home, work or out with friends is the exact place… Continue reading Part 2 – Be Observant in Your Environment – Guest Blogger Signè

Cycles of Life, Faith, Fears, Wellness

Faith: Lean In, Sis – Guest Blogger Candace

Hey girl hey! I hope your 2020 is going wonderfully so far. If it’s not, there’s still enough time to turn that thing around! You hear me?! Just keep going, you’ll see . Ok, so what is your natural reaction when confronted with a situation that scares you? And it’s ok to answer honestly-this is… Continue reading Faith: Lean In, Sis – Guest Blogger Candace

9-5/Entreprenuership, Budgeting/Finance, Cycles of Life, Millennial Life, Wellness

3 REASONS TO TEACH ENGLISH ABROAD -Guest Blogger Alieshia Adventures

Have you been enjoying #financefridays? Well I am glad because everyone doesn’t want to be an entrepreneur or have a side hustle, and because of that, I have an alternative for people who want to work, save money and travel. Let me know does this sound more like you: Do you want to pay off… Continue reading 3 REASONS TO TEACH ENGLISH ABROAD -Guest Blogger Alieshia Adventures

Cycles of Life, Mental Health, Millennial Life, Wellness

Navigating the 20s

Hey Inspirers! So it's been a couple of posts ago that you haven't heard from me, my lovely guest bloggers were holding it down. But, I am back and ready to give my voice. So I hope you all enjoy. Oh wait... I almost forgot to give an update. I finally launched my life coaching… Continue reading Navigating the 20s

Cycles of Life, Mental Health, Relationships/Friendships, Wellness

That’s Still Your Parent… – Guest Blogger Markesha

“That’s Still Your Parent….”       What’s up, ‘Inspirers’! I’m going to cut straight to the chase with this one and I know someone’s going to feel me! A lot of us have grown up in households where we didn’t get the best support from our parents. And I’m not talking about “coming to your soccer… Continue reading That’s Still Your Parent… – Guest Blogger Markesha

Faith, Wellness

Obedience – Guest Blogger Lexi

Obedience is defined as: a compliance with an order, request, or law of submission to another’s authority. Romans 6:16 “Do you not know that when you offer yourselves to someone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one you obey--whether you are slaves to sin, which leads to death, or to obedience, which leads… Continue reading Obedience – Guest Blogger Lexi

Cycles of Life, Millennial Life, Relationships/Friendships, Uncategorized, Wellness

Top 5 – Guest Blogger Sydney

As I close my guest blogging experience I would like to talk to the ladies who are having trouble finding a love. I know as we get older it gets harder to be in spaces with potential love interest so below are my top 5 tips to finding love during your post college millennial girl… Continue reading Top 5 – Guest Blogger Sydney

Cycles of Life, Mental Health, Relationships/Friendships, Self-Esteem, Wellness

Steps to a Better Me – Guest Blogger Chemyeeka

It’s Me Again… SO now you have taken the time to assess who you are in your circle. For some that activity may have been very heart-wrenching and for others it was very simple. For this write-up I am going to break down a few steps for being a better you, me, that friend, or… Continue reading Steps to a Better Me – Guest Blogger Chemyeeka

Cycles of Life, Millennial Life, Relationships/Friendships

Forever Bae – Guest Blogger Sydney

Last but certainly not least let’s talk about the Love that Last. This is a love that you least expect to happen. This is a love that you were hesitant about because of your previous run ins with First and Second Bae. This is a love that you notice I still talk in present tense… Continue reading Forever Bae – Guest Blogger Sydney

Mental Health, Wellness

Protecting Your Mental Health – Guest Blogger Signé

Hello and Thank You to all who have stopped by to read my blog topic this week on “Mental Health.” This topic has always been around, but I feel that recently the community has become more aware of it, including myself. I wanted to share some pointers from my perspective on ways you can “Protect… Continue reading Protecting Your Mental Health – Guest Blogger Signé

9-5/Entreprenuership

Am I an entrepreneur or Self-employed?- Guest Blogger Alieshia Adventures

  Entrepreneur Vs Self Employed In the millennial generation of the side hustlers, coaches and entrepreneurs, it is really hard to know what is what. Do you even know how to stand out? Have you researched the real definitions of what is what? Well, I am here to help you learn about the differences of… Continue reading Am I an entrepreneur or Self-employed?- Guest Blogger Alieshia Adventures

Uncategorized

Meet Guest Blogger Lexi Jay

Meet Lexi Jay     Hello there! I’m Lexi Jay also known as The Lifestyle Bae on social media. I’m a nurse consultant leaving my mark on corporate America and delving into additional passions on the side. I run a successful career coaching business in addition to my 9-5. I love when people make the… Continue reading Meet Guest Blogger Lexi Jay

Mental Health, Relationships/Friendships

All on Me – Guest Blogger Chemyeeka

Welcome Back You All! This message is a continuation of the previous and brings light to another important step in building healthy relationships. It’s not always the people around you who influence the choices you make. Sometimes, they are simply serving as a reflection of your own thoughts and actions. YOU are the influencer. It’s… Continue reading All on Me – Guest Blogger Chemyeeka

Cycles of Life, Millennial Life, Relationships/Friendships

Second Bae – Guest Blogger Sydney (Millennial Girl Boss)

Second Bae Picking up right where we left off…. the Love that is Hard. All of us have been there. It’s that love that happens so easily. Everything is going good. You and your partner are vibing with one another and simply enjoying one another. Then all of a sudden something bad comes. You think… Continue reading Second Bae – Guest Blogger Sydney (Millennial Girl Boss)

Candid Moments, Cycles of Life

End of My MSW Journey…What’s Life Gonna Be Like?

Hey Inspirers! As some of you know, I am currently in my last year of graduate school. It has been such a long journey. I started in the summer of 2017 while working full-time. If you don't know much about MSW programs, I hope you leave with this... IT IS A SACRIFICE!. I was not… Continue reading End of My MSW Journey…What’s Life Gonna Be Like?

Cycles of Life, Mental Health, Millennial Life, Self-Esteem, Wellness

Black and Beautiful – Guest Blogger Markesha

Meet Markesha Briggs   What’s up “Inspirers”!!  I know you’re wondering “who is this girl?” and “why is she here?” Let me start by saying name is Markesha and I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to shed some light on how significant mental health is through different aspects of life. I am the founder and… Continue reading Black and Beautiful – Guest Blogger Markesha

9-5/Entreprenuership, Budgeting/Finance

3 Online Hustles to Make Extra Income – Guest Blogger Alieshia Adventures

Meet guest blogger Alieshia Adventures ! As a young child I loved to write, it’s one of my passions where I am able to collect my thoughts and share them with the world. I started my first blog when I studied abroad and Panama, and ever since then I have been blogging on and off… Continue reading 3 Online Hustles to Make Extra Income – Guest Blogger Alieshia Adventures

Cycles of Life, Faith

Faith: What Will You Believe? – Guest Blogger Candace

Meet Guest Blogger Candace Meet Candace, Your favorite survivin’ girlfriend! She is the owner of The Comma Life LLC, a resource haven and coaching business created to provide ongoing support to victims of domestic violence. Her journey with abuse began at a young age and followed her through to adulthood, which makes her relatable to… Continue reading Faith: What Will You Believe? – Guest Blogger Candace

Cycles of Life, Relationships/Friendships

First Bae – Guest Blogger Sydney (Millennial Girl Boss)

Meet Sydney - Millennial Girl Boss “Protect your peace sis!” Four words that the new blogger, Sy.M.Ba lives by. The Curly Girl from Chicago created this platform as a form of therapy for herself with hopes of allowing others to not only learn from but grow with her in the process. If Sy.M.Ba had to… Continue reading First Bae – Guest Blogger Sydney (Millennial Girl Boss)

Cycles of Life, Mental Health, Self-Esteem, Wellness

Welcome to 2020 – Guest Blogger Chemyeeka Tumblin

Meet Chemyeeka Tumblin   My name is Chemyeeka Tumblin. I began blogging as a way to document my growth, a reminder that no matter what life threw at me my voice could not be silenced and I was stronger than I was lead to believe. I am a Public Health professional working in Maternal Child… Continue reading Welcome to 2020 – Guest Blogger Chemyeeka Tumblin

9-5/Entreprenuership, Cycles of Life, Faith, Fears

The Beginning isn’t Easy

Hey there Inspirers, Happy New Year! I am hoping you all got off on the right footing for the new year and remain excited for what's to come. As far as Leave Inspired, we will be having guest bloggers throughout the year and they are all coming with good content. I wanted to start the… Continue reading The Beginning isn’t Easy

Cycles of Life, Relationships/Friendships, Uncategorized

The Misfits

Hey Inspirers! I am excited to have you here and hope that you enjoy today's read! Something to look forward to, Leave Inspired will be expanding, yes EXPANDING! I will be launching my life coaching program in the new year, incorporating guest bloggers, and planning one of my first retreats for millennial women... yikes that… Continue reading The Misfits

Failure, Fears, Self-Esteem, Uncategorized

Lack of Confidence- Part 1

Hey Inspirers! Happy October. Happy Fall. Happy Sunday. Lately, I've been having conversations in my personal and work life surrounding the word confidence. In each encounter, I noticed a pattern - the lack of confidence that each individual possessed caused them to live in turbulence, insecurity, and inauthentic. I was curious behind this lack of… Continue reading Lack of Confidence- Part 1

Cycles of Life, Relationships/Friendships, Self-Esteem, Uncategorized

I Need Equality

Hi Inspirers! I know you may have seen this title and wondered what could come of this post. Well, I'm here to talk about equality... yup you read right. But not in the way you normally think or hear about , but in all things relationships/friendships . I took inventory of all my relationships/friendships I… Continue reading I Need Equality

Mental Health, Self-Esteem, Uncategorized

Cognitive Distortions

What you know about them cognitive distortions? I bet you know more than you think you know. How so? Because chances are you've dabbled with one or two in your lifetime. Cognitive Distortions are unhealthy thinking habits that reinforces negative thinking and emotions. Some common distortions are filtering, black and white thinking, overgeneralizing, jumping to… Continue reading Cognitive Distortions

Fears, Self-Esteem, Uncategorized

The Fear of the Unknown or Newness?

Hey Inspirers!  Welcome back, welcome back, welcome back .... Depending on your taste of music, you may know what song that's from. Just a little throw back to get a jam session going, lol. Today, I want to talk about something that I have been struggling with and others that I have been talking with… Continue reading The Fear of the Unknown or Newness?

Candid Moments, Cycles of Life, Relationships/Friendships, Self-Esteem, Uncategorized

Support from Strangers and Not A1s

Hey Inspirer's ! I'm back from a little hiatus of writing. I used to feel so bad about it, but then I remembered that rest is needed and I know for sure I cannot write my best if my brain is clouded. I've been up to some... well, struggles to be honest. Y'all know that… Continue reading Support from Strangers and Not A1s

Cycles of Life, Failure, Fears, Relationships/Friendships, Self-Esteem

Failure…Not What You’re Thinking

I was hoping the title would inspire you to click this post. I wanted to grasp your attention for a moment and talk about this ridiculously and annoying feeling - failure. I know there are times you have felt this, maybe more than you've wanted. You are not alone, I've been there too. See, what… Continue reading Failure…Not What You’re Thinking

Cycles of Life, Mental Health, Self-Esteem, Uncategorized

The Inside Job

The other night I was having a conversation about the healing process. I was speaking on my healing journey and how rewarding yet difficult it is. I realized that once you start, you can't simply stop because with each level of success there is more to overcome. I might have mentioned before in another blog… Continue reading The Inside Job

Mental Health, Self-Esteem

Social Media Put me on the Path to Finding a Therapist – Guest Blogger Margo Gabriel 

Some say social media is like a two-edged sword. It can be a positive tool used for good but also can be harmful if used inappropriately. The former rings true for me. I use social media for personal and creative reasons. When I started my Instagram page, my focus was connecting with other creative Black… Continue reading Social Media Put me on the Path to Finding a Therapist – Guest Blogger Margo Gabriel 

Cycles of Life, Faith, Uncategorized

Life Happens But We Keep On Rolling

Often times we search for the answers that aren't hard to find. Everything in life isn't a big mystery, we just tend to overlook what we don't want to accept. Choosing to blog about my life and the things I've learned through fear, pain, and loss has taught me a few things about myself. Some… Continue reading Life Happens But We Keep On Rolling

Cycles of Life, Uncategorized

Walking Away Got So Much Easier

Have you ever struggled with walking away from something in your life that didn't serve you well? It may have been from the hostile environment of a job, miserable friendship or toxic relationship. You had enough evidence to show it to the door,but you just couldn't walk away. I was that way too. It was… Continue reading Walking Away Got So Much Easier

Candid Moments, Cycles of Life, Uncategorized

Caught Up in the Rapture of the Blogging World

You get a vision of something you've always wanted to do, maybe it was delayed by fear or the lack of necessities to carry it through. But the vision is clear and loud to the point it speaks to you non-stop. That's what my experience has been like on this journey of blogging. It was… Continue reading Caught Up in the Rapture of the Blogging World

Faith, Uncategorized

Guest Blogger Regina Boykin -She is Free

She is Free Growing up I can recall on many occasions; stating I would never be like my parents “the negative side”. However, when I saw sprouts of them coming forth in my life, not having the maturity level to correctly deal with it I ignored the signs and never received the proper help, healing,… Continue reading Guest Blogger Regina Boykin -She is Free

Cycles of Life, Mental Health, Self-Esteem, Uncategorized

How Therapy Taught Me How Boundaries are Crucial to my Mental Health  Guest Blogger: Margo Gabriel

Middle child syndrome is real. I have the experience to prove it. I have always been a mediator in my family. But when it came to facing the issues that I needed to deal with, I found it emotionally traumatizing to face them. I was stuck. No one in my family taught me a healthy… Continue reading How Therapy Taught Me How Boundaries are Crucial to my Mental Health  Guest Blogger: Margo Gabriel

Cycles of Life, Uncategorized

Fear Ain’t Nothing but the Devil! – Guest Blogger Jasmine Kazera

My name is Jasmine Kazera and I run a Travel/Lifestyle blog called Traveling Through Life With a Wine Glass Half Full. For me, traveling through life is a journey within itself. Life can sometimes get you down and you may encounter numerous stressful days. I believe it is all about perspective; keeping a positive attitude… Continue reading Fear Ain’t Nothing but the Devil! – Guest Blogger Jasmine Kazera

Cycles of Life, Self-Esteem

Am I Enough – Guest Blogger Regina Boykin

Regina Boykin is the Founder and CEO of S.W.A.N.S., Inc. established in March of 2016. S.W.A.N.S. ’s mission is to build a solid foundation to ensure growth in all areas for female adolescents between the ages of 16 and 19.   Overcoming personal trials which included mental, physical and verbal abuse, Regina has decided to turn her misfortunes into a positive vehicle to assist others in similar situations.  She Wants A New Start originated as a… Continue reading Am I Enough – Guest Blogger Regina Boykin

Self-Esteem

Self-Care with Guest Blogger Jasmine

My name is Jasmine Kazera and I run a Travel/Lifestyle blog called Traveling Through Life With a Wine Glass Half Full. For me, traveling through life is a journey within itself. Life can sometimes get you down and you may encounter numerous stressful days. I believe it is all about perspective; keeping a positive attitude and open mind (seeing the… Continue reading Self-Care with Guest Blogger Jasmine

Mental Health

Talking Trauma with Guest Blogger Trenye

My name is Trenye.  I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Florida.  My passion lies in the development of children, families, and the reintegration of positive and healthy lifestyles for families. I am a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. and Divine Nine Alliance. My husband serves as a Chief in the U.S.… Continue reading Talking Trauma with Guest Blogger Trenye

Mental Health, Self-Esteem, Uncategorized

Dependent Personality Disorder: Before There Was Him… There Was You!- Guest Blogger Candace Belin

Dependent Personality Disorder: Before There Was Him... There Was You! Please note: throughout this blog entry I use "him" interchangeably. What attracted him to you was your strong sense of yourself. It included all of the things you once admired about yourself so deeply... You know...The simple things that required no effort or second thought… Continue reading Dependent Personality Disorder: Before There Was Him… There Was You!- Guest Blogger Candace Belin

Cycles of Life, Mental Health, Self-Esteem

Anxiety Kills & My Adjustment Skills Are Not On Fleek

I cannot expand on this enough on how important it is for you to take care of yourself. We are constantly on the go and involved with the hustle and bustle of life that we forget that we are not machines. We cannot just plug ourselves up to get recharged and ready to move again… Continue reading Anxiety Kills & My Adjustment Skills Are Not On Fleek

Self-Esteem

Stressed? Don’t trip, take a trip! Top 5 Inexpensive Trip Ideas to De-stress – Guest Blogger Jasmine

Short Bio and Website My name is Jasmine Kazera and I run a Travel/Lifestyle blog called Traveling Through Life With a Wine Glass Half Full. For me, traveling through life is a journey within itself. Life can sometimes get you down and you may encounter numerous stressful days. I believe it is all about perspective; keeping a positive attitude and… Continue reading Stressed? Don’t trip, take a trip! Top 5 Inexpensive Trip Ideas to De-stress – Guest Blogger Jasmine

Uncategorized

Unglamourous Self-care – Guest Blogger Allyson Alford

Hi! I am Allyson Alford! I am twenty-three years old. Mississippi is my home. I grew up in Foxworth/Columbia, MS, but I’m currently living in Oxford, MS. My hobbies include reading, writing, acting, and binge-watching Impractical Jokers and Martin. I graduated from the University of Mississippi with a B.A. in English and a minor in… Continue reading Unglamourous Self-care – Guest Blogger Allyson Alford

Faith, Fears

Guest Blogger Tanaisha-Trusting God’s Process Through It All

  Hello all, I am Tanaisha Coleman, a student affairs educator working at the University of Vermont. I aspire to be a multicultural affairs educator and diversity, inclusion, and equity consultant. Other aspirations entail being a teacher of social justice or business equity courses, motivational speaker, diversity and inclusion innovator, and world traveler. My life… Continue reading Guest Blogger Tanaisha-Trusting God’s Process Through It All

Cycles of Life, Mental Health

Physical and Psychological Effects of Narcissistic Abuse – Guest Blogger Candace Belin

By Candace Belin I have experienced narcissistic abuse and never knew I would face a traumatic experience so daunting. I created this post to share the phenomenon that I experienced once I found out what I was going through (narcissistic abuse) and after finding out about this form of emotional abuse, my anxiety kicked into… Continue reading Physical and Psychological Effects of Narcissistic Abuse – Guest Blogger Candace Belin

Cycles of Life, Mental Health

First-Hand Experience With Mental Illness: An Interview – Guest Blogger Jessica

About “Just Call Me Jess" Have you ever wondered where to begin in order to achieve your personal goals? Look no further! By accessing your own knowledge and experience I will guide you to achieving your highest dreams. Just Call Me Jess and consider me your personal guide on your journey. About “Jess" I am… Continue reading First-Hand Experience With Mental Illness: An Interview – Guest Blogger Jessica

Cycles of Life

I Wasn’t the Chosen One, and That’s Ok!

It's feeling like the black sheep or the last person to be picked for a team. The comparison game begins and in your mind, you're trying to find anything, something to blame. Often times I felt like this in my romantic relationships and friendships. You see why you're the best choice or how it can… Continue reading I Wasn’t the Chosen One, and That’s Ok!

Uncategorized

I’m Ending My Relationship

Nothing about this relationship is worth having, but for some reason it's been hard to leave. In this relationship I feel useless, overlooked, and insecure. I am constantly walking with trembling legs because I never know what is coming next. This relationship has been abusive mentally and emotionally. I have never in my life felt… Continue reading I’m Ending My Relationship

Candid Moments, Uncategorized

How God “checked” Me

I woke up today for prayer at 6:30am, and God knows I really didn't want to sacrifice my sleep. But I knew that there had been things troubling my spirit and we needed to talk. I got up, called in for prayer and I sat silent. For the past two weeks, I've been silent with… Continue reading How God “checked” Me

Cycles of Life, Uncategorized

Transitions Are Hard

Another morning session where I have smeared mascara because I have to talk about the difficulties of specific areas of my life. Discussing how I have spent the last three months just wanting to quit everything because of this season of transition and isolation. Not only have the last three months been hard, but this… Continue reading Transitions Are Hard