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

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

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

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, 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

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

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, 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, 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, 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