15 Empowering & Soulful Life Lessons to Live By in 2015

For me 2014, broke my heart…open and cracked my soul into being. It was challenging. It was a struggle. There were tears. There were questions. There were prayers. There was confusion. There was war within the battle of being who I thought I was to realizing that who I am becoming required me to change. […]

The Apple Doesn’t Fall Far from the Tree: Reflections of My Mother and How She Influenced My Self Esteem

  Self-esteem and confidence has always been a serious battle for me. A mixed chick with naturally curly, reddish-browish-blackish hair, and kinda thick lips, a “white nose” and bushy eyebrows, I found myself hating “both” parts of me; my blackness and my whiteness. I did not fit either description of beauty, in my eyes. I was […]

An Open Letter Penned By a Daddyless Daughter

“When a father walks out on his daughter he takes a piece of her soul with him.” Iyanla Vanzant [Click to Tweet] Tears welled up in my eyes as I watched several women/daughters tell their story in part one of a two-part series: Daddyless Daughters. On so many different levels I could relate. Why, their story […]