Writings

Theme of 2017: The Listener

Each year, instead of resolutions, I have started to have overarching themes for myself. These are concepts that I want to develop throughout the year to become a better me. The past year was dedicated to faith and trusting God. My theme for 2017 is to listen. There are thousands of books written about speaking,… Continue reading Theme of 2017: The Listener

Writings

Reaping Benefits: Continuing Motivation

Humans are inherently lazy. We like things to be easy. You can see this in how much technology has evolved to allow us to work as little as possible for things that used to be so much harder to come by. Why go to the theatre when we have Netflix? Why go to the store,… Continue reading Reaping Benefits: Continuing Motivation

Writings

Healing Journey

Ever since my grandmother's homecoming, I've been trying to put myself outside of my comfort zone. I've traveled to LA, Philly, Chicago, Nashville and most recently, Atlanta, in the search of self. These traveling experiences have been so vital to my personal growth that a part of me wishes I would have taken these trips… Continue reading Healing Journey

Writings

Finding the Balance

As a follow-up to yesterday's post talking about depression and the struggles I went through, I wanted to talk about my healing process. It all started with self.I finally got to a point where I hated where I was. I was emotionally unstable and I felt I was letting myself down. I would look at… Continue reading Finding the Balance

Blogging, Writings

Black & Depressed Pt. 2

This is part 2 of a series. If you have not read the first one. Please catch up here.This is dedicated to anyone struggling with mental health issues. This is my story. You are not alone. Don't give up! NOTE: I am not a mental health expert. I spent years studying psychology but abnormal psychology… Continue reading Black & Depressed Pt. 2

Writings

Black & Depressed Pt. 1

This post is dedicated to each person struggling with depression. You are not alone and don't give up. NOTE: First and foremost, I want to make clear that I am not a mental health expert. I spent years studying psychology but abnormal psychology was not my main focus. If you are having suicidal thoughts, please… Continue reading Black & Depressed Pt. 1

Blogging, Writings

The Constant Struggle

It's amazing how many times we make goals in our lives that never end up fulfilled. For years, I end up repeating the same routine over and over. Every year, I promise to drink more water, pray more, read my bible, write more, read more, exercise more, and procrastinate less. While, I have had more… Continue reading The Constant Struggle

Writings

The Act of Failing

I have a confession to make. I have failed. A lot. In fact, I have failed so many times that I got so comfortable down there that I never expected anything more out of myself. My most recent fail was my last semester at school. Honestly, my entire academic career in college has been one… Continue reading The Act of Failing

Videos

Interesting Watch #1: What Successful People Do In The Morning

So, even though I don't post everyday, I am always reading something new to improve myself, I always suggest the same. Here is a video from Business Insider that supported one of my Secrets of A Successful Man posts from a few weeks ago. What Successful People Do Before Breakfast AND  I added an additional… Continue reading Interesting Watch #1: What Successful People Do In The Morning