• Real Talk

    Love Yourself: Flaws and All

    Ladies welcome to the Real Talk Relationship Series Episode Three: Love Yourself: Flaws and All!   In this  Real Talk episode, I sit down with my close friends Maya Caldwell, Krystal Haynes, and LaDonna Ouedraogo as they dish out the importance of self-care.    During our discussion, each panelist provides personal testimonials of how they overcame life obstacles while learning how to love themselves. In addition, they provide practical tips on ways you can begin to love yourself with your flaws and all!   Remember ladies: It’s all about giving yourself grace!   Love Yourself: Flaws and All   Catch up on other relationship-related stories here: Are REALLY Ready for…

  • Real Talk

    How to Build A Deeper Relationship with God

    Do you have a set time you meet with God on a daily basis? A time you devote to Him and Him alone? During this time do you share your plans, your heart desires, and seek what He has to say? If not, it’s okay because by the end of this post you will. In today’s post, I want to share with you how my personal relationship with Abba began and how I now meet with Him on a regular basis. Now… Let me just start off by saying although I grew up as a holy roller ( practical going to church every day of the week) it wasn’t until…

  • Real Talk

    Ladies, It’s Okay to be Single

    Ladies welcome to the Real Talk Relationship Series!  This month, our focus is all about relationships. I know just by reading that word, many of you are cringing, but wait–before you hop to another link,  I promise you have no need to fear. We’re here to help! And what better way to jumpstart this series than from a male’s perspective.  Yes, you’ve read right! A man’s view. 😉  So, if any men are reading, this message is for you too!  In this  Real Talk episode, I sit down with my college friend Alton Hall.  During our chat, Alton expounds on the crazy roadblocks in relationships and provides great tips on…

  • Advice

    How to Beat Anxiety with 5 Simple Steps

    Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out? Learn how to beat the spirit of anxiety with five simple steps! Although it’s just the beginning of the year, do you feel sluggish? Has your new year high come to a halt? Can I be honest with you? This week I began feeling that way. Thoughts of unworthiness flowed through my mind, I felt far away from God, sleepy and inadequate.  After sharing my feelings with two of my spiritual sisters, here are the five simple steps they encouraged me to do and I would like to share them with you: How to Beat Anxiety with 5 Simple Steps   1. Seek…

  • Life Lessons

    You ARE NOT the Father!

    Do you recall watching The Maury Show growing up? What about The Jerry Springer Show? If so, I’m sure one of your favorite lines were: “You ARE NOT the Father.” I know mine was! On Maury, a woman would gracefully walk off stage or have a full-blown tantrum, while the man would get his two-step on because of the wonderful news. On  the Jerry Springer Show, a woman would jump up and attack the woman who messed around with her husband and one of their wigs would be snatched off. Back then, those shows provided me with great entertainment and pleasure. However, I would have never imagined they would effect…