I have recently taken a social media break. What this meant for me is that I stepped away from all my social media accounts and turned my focus into myself. I cannot tell you how much this social media detox has given me but I would encourage social media breaks for mental, emotional and spiritual… Continue reading Polarity Within Self
No one tells you that you lose who you are when you lose you mom. My mom was my best friend and I broke when she passed. I am in a million pieces and it's not easy trying to glue these pieces back together. I am floating around in space, picking out the pieces that… Continue reading Moments of self-redefinition
I just finished reading the book titled The Unanswered Letter: One Holocaust Family's Desperate Plea for Help by Faris Cassell and I have to say that this is the closest I've felt to the Holocaust. Normally when I think of the Holocaust, I think about the concentration camps, Hitler and genocide. If none of those… Continue reading You are Important.
As humans, we are conditioned to have a give/take mentality when it comes to interacting with others. Within this mentality, what I mean is, most times, we have expectations (specific returns) that others are to live up to and when they don't, we can occasionally build a bias against them. One of the things that… Continue reading Expectations
The saying goes: "Those who do, do, those who can't, teach." George Bernard Shaw wrote this in 1903 and it has remained with the world but contradicts the teaching profession profoundly. I began with that quote because I have been absent from my blog for some time. The reason is because I had lost my… Continue reading To teach is to learn
I am a descendant of one of Jamestown's first Colonists. He arrived here to North America in 1620 on the Bona Nova ship. He is my 11th great grandfather on my father's side. I discovered this information while researching my family tree. I am a descendant of someone who survived the transatlantic slave trade. They… Continue reading More Than Face Value