Aggressively Edit Your Life; Four Part Series: Part 1

At the beginning of December I wrote a blog post on how to aggressively edit your life. While I’m sure this may mean different things for different people, my concept of aggressively editing your life means taking inventory. It means starting big and narrowing your goals down to something more attainable and achievable. It’s aContinue reading “Aggressively Edit Your Life; Four Part Series: Part 1”

Wellness Roundup: April Edition

If you’re not familiar, every Wednesday of each month I write a wellness/wellbeing post that’s centered around self-development and motivation. I also focus on a specific topic for the month. Last month’s topic was Discomfort and for this month my topic was centered around Growth. I thought it would be a great idea to do a round upContinue reading “Wellness Roundup: April Edition”

3 Things We Outgrow In Life

Similar to growth, outgrowth is another factor in our lives that’s difficult for us to identify.   Instead of exploring the possibilities that it offers, we use the opportunity to settle. We settle into the monotony of a routine, we settle into unhappiness, and we settle into what feels comfortable even if that comfort isn’tContinue reading “3 Things We Outgrow In Life”

Adopting a Growth Mindset

Are you familiar with fixed mindset versus growth mindset? These concepts were coined roughly 30 years ago by American Psychologist Dr. Carol Dweck and is defined as “having an underlying belief that your learning and intelligence can grow with time and experience” (Growth Mindset), and “your belief is that basic abilities, intelligence, are fixed traits”Continue reading “Adopting a Growth Mindset”

7 Yoga Pose Ideas for Self-Care!

I’m not a Yogi! but I thought Yoga poses as a self-care challenge was a really creative idea, especially since our self-care love language focus for the month is physical touch. I went back and forth with this idea for awhile because I felt compelled to talk about the benefits of Yoga in this postContinue reading “7 Yoga Pose Ideas for Self-Care!”

How To Identify When It’s Time to Bare Fruit (Self-Growth)

I posted a quote today on my social media platforms that said “It’s not always time to grow. Find the balance between staying committed to your evolution and taking time off from continuously advancing to new levels. Intentionally being where you are and enjoying how far you’ve come helps you break the attachment to alwaysContinue reading “How To Identify When It’s Time to Bare Fruit (Self-Growth)”

7 Spa Day Inspired Self-Care Ideas

Happy April! and even though it occurred several weeks ago, Happy Spring! but it still feels like winter outside lol. You know that a new month means it’s time for a new self-care focus. For the month of April, I want to focus on physical touch for our self-care love language theme. Much like wordsContinue reading “7 Spa Day Inspired Self-Care Ideas”

Why Self-Care May Look Different For Black Women

Disclaimer: I’m not an expert in this field. The information in this blog post is based on my own personal opinion drawn from the oppression and violence on black and brown bodies throughout the course of several centuries. Specifically as it relates to, and affects black women. In essence this is my unprofessional (and possiblyContinue reading “Why Self-Care May Look Different For Black Women”

Wellness Roundup: March Edition

I believe this is my second or third time doing the wellness roundup for each month. If you’re not familiar, every Wednesday for each month I write a wellness/wellbeing post that’s centered around self-development and motivation. I also focus on a specific topic for the month. I believe last month’s topic was Focus and forContinue reading “Wellness Roundup: March Edition”

7 Ways To Close Out Your Affirmations

This month of affirmations has been one of my favorites by far because it allowed me to be creative with the ways I chose to present my challenges for the month. I mentioned at the beginning of March that the challenge ideas were going to be a challenge for me because I wasn’t sure howContinue reading “7 Ways To Close Out Your Affirmations”