Hey Hey everyone! Here are my top 5 favorite articles about entrepreneurship this week. "Habits are hard to break, checking email is no exception" via Entrepreneurship.com "5 Ways to become a morning person" via Inc.com "The most overlooked skill entrepreneurs need" via Blackenterprise.com "How to manage time with 10 Tips that Work" via Entrepreneurship.com "What to … Continue reading Readables for the week ending 6/24
Recently, a friend of mine declined to be in the wedding of a friend from college. Even though she wanted to share in the special day with her friend she could not afford it. It was the responsibility of purchasing her bridesmaid dress or bridal shower responsibilities it was all the other demands. It’s not … Continue reading The Professional Bridesmaid
Truth be told...everyone wants to be someone’s hero and everyone at one point in time wants to be saved. Sometimes we are just drawn to toxic people. I recently read an article detailing why we are attracted to toxic people. One of the reasons the article stated is because we are “fixers”. Then it hit … Continue reading Werk on you before you work on them!
It was Labor Day weekend 2015 when I was walking through Atlanta’s Jackson-Hartfield airport and a magazine cover caught my eye. The cover had a hand of a white woman holding a folded, crisp, blue Benjamin with high-grade marijuana lining the bill. I stopped in my tracks and purchased the magazine. It had to come … Continue reading (White) Women & Marijuana
The heart is a muscular organ. Muscle memory is the ability to reproduce a particular movement without conscious thought, acquired as a result of frequent repetition of that movement. The thing about love is regardless of the past our hearts remember what to do. No matter what our brain tells us the heart slowly but … Continue reading The Thing About Love…
72 Hour Hold by BeBe Moore Campbell Black Pain: It Just Looks Like We’re Not by Terrie Williams Lay My Burden Down: Unraveling Suicide and the Mental Health Crisis Among African-Americans by Alvin Francis Poussaint ‘Soothe Your Nerves: The Black Woman’s Guide to Understanding and Overcoming Anxiety, Panic and Fears’ by Dr. Angela Neal-Barnett The … Continue reading 5 Books for African-Americans & Mental Health
Mental health in the African American community is soooo taboo. It’s not the mental illnesses that are killing us it's the stigma and silence around it. We as a people suffer in silence. Those who live with mental health diagnosis Those who don’t have one Those who need one. Veterans who fought for … Continue reading #theGreenEnvelopeProject