“Always give it your best. Take pride in your work. The right people will notice.” — Read on http://www.yourcorporateblackgirl.com/careerstories/samantha Advertisements Continue reading Feature – Your Corporate Black Girl
For fear of seeming extremely ungrateful, this has taken me a while to write. But I need to know that I am not crazy, or at the very least, that I am not alone in this. I often reflect on my struggles and the struggles of others. Of course, comparing (I dislike the negative connotation(s) associated with that word) struggles doesn’t make mine any easier, … Continue reading Gratitude
It’s like drowning or constantly being smothered under a pillow. That’s how being alive feels… daily. It’s like I’m programmed to say and do and feel certain things to get through each day. I’m here and I’m there but I’m not present anywhere. I’m detached. I’m tired. I’m frustrated. I’m cutting? Woah. And then it’s time to sleep. And the only happy thought that sends … Continue reading Rainbow Bridge
“Now when you associate yourself with a group of people who themselves initially reject you as one of their own and associate you with another group of people, it’s just emotionally tiring.” Continue reading Coconut Tree
Self-love means realising that you, your happiness, your honesty and your journey should always selfishly come first. This is a single life. You don’t get to go again. Focus on molding yourself into a work of art. When it comes to others, kindness and vulnerability are usually the formula but it takes bravery, practice, a thick skin and possibly a lifetime to achieve all these … Continue reading Self-Love
My anxiety manifests itself in strange ways lately. Okay, maybe not strange, but in prolonged ways that I am not used to managing. Actually, I don’t even know if it’s strange because I’ve never read up on it, but maybe someone might find this relatable. Something that makes me anxious will start small. It often starts with a pet peeve; a triggering person; or someone … Continue reading 3AM on a Friday
I wanted to stay off Twitter, but I didn’t know how. Before I took my Twitter hiatus, I went on the following rant: It’s kinda nice to be able to come here for chuckles or to vent when you’ve had a hard day. I won’t lie though, it is often tough to see such amazing things happening for other people when your life is in … Continue reading Rock Bottom: a Basement or a Foundation?