Take the Time and Use a Timeout

Are you one of those people who likes reading self-help books? Or the kind of person who takes hours during the week or month to stop and think about how you can do things better or become a better person?

Well, this article might not be for you.

There are people who don’t like to read self-help books, either by choice or because the busyness of life, they don’t stop and reflect (and by they, I really mean we, because I am guilty as charged) ….This post is for you. Continue reading Take the Time and Use a Timeout

So What If I Want “IT” NOW… Life is STILL a Marathon (The Monday Fits)

“…The Millennial generation is accustomed to having questions answered quickly, acting on that knowledge immediately and receiving feedback on demand…” (source)  “..The demand for instant results is seeping into every corner of our lives… The need for instant gratification is not new, but our expectation of ‘instant’ has become faster, and as a result, our patience is thinner..” (source) “What’s really driving this is the … Continue reading So What If I Want “IT” NOW… Life is STILL a Marathon (The Monday Fits)

To Err is Human… And We Can’t Get Enough of it

“Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying.” – Martin Luther This is not another blog post about politics, I promise, but I am kicking off with Hillary. Yes, Hillary Clinton, you tired of her too? Me, three times a million, but it’s not her fault. As I read another story, commentary, or opinion about Hillary Clinton … Continue reading To Err is Human… And We Can’t Get Enough of it

Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls… Well, Maybe Just a Little Bit (The Monday Fits)

What is a waterfall? It is a beautiful flow of water over a cliff, and generally, waterfalls are located in the most beautiful parts of the world. But anyone familiar with popular culture may also think of waterfalls as referred by the 1995 single by the R&B trio, TLC. “Don’t go chasing waterfalls, please stick to your rivers and your lakes that you’re used to, … Continue reading Don’t Go Chasing Waterfalls… Well, Maybe Just a Little Bit (The Monday Fits)

The Monday Fits: Episode 4

“Do what you feel in your heart to be right, you’ll be criticized anyway. You’ll be damned if you do, damned if you don’t” – Eleanor Roosevelt   The art of critiquing and judgement can be mastered by a skillful commentator who can provide insightful instruction that provides positive change in a person, group or an ideal.  However, a critique can be weak and distract … Continue reading The Monday Fits: Episode 4

Listen Up Young Black People, Social Media Is Not the ONLY Answer!

There’s a saying “there’s nothing new under the sun”, yet, in terms of justice, we think the game has changed, or better yet, we believe the lies: You can make a difference on Facebook, IG, Twitter, or from any social outlet. The Black American story is rich in oppression, conflict, and overcoming all obstacles, but lately it feels as if our generation is quickly believing … Continue reading Listen Up Young Black People, Social Media Is Not the ONLY Answer!