What Is The Best Way To Conquer My Fears and Reject Complacency?

Recently, I had a lunch date with a girlfriend who was talking about a coworker who cries regularly at work. She mentioned the fact that this particular coworker seems to always be unhappy and shows that outwardly by being manipulative and generally shady to other colleagues. Her colleague has a track record of not only

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Dear Black People, So Are We All Working Too Hard For The Money???

On the heels of my post from last week, I am again asking myself how much people will endure for a dollar? Only now we’re talking about a lot more money at stake. I’m referring to the whole NBA scandal involving Clippers owner Donald Sterling and his racist rant. Among other well documented abhorrent, racist comments,

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What Was Mimi Thinking? Is MiMi Working Too Hard for the Money?

By now most of us have heard of the MiMi and Nikko sex tape. The one that the reality starlet is reportedly trying to pass off as a home video that was leaked, when there is obviously some high quality film production taking place there (along with some acrobatics that are equally impressive). As you

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How Much Is Too Much? How To Know If You Are Sharing Too Much Too Soon

As people, I believe we all possess an innate need to share and connect with other human beings. It’s a part of what makes us who we are – no man is an island, right? We celebrate the healthy connections we have with our family, friends, teachers, and mentors. It is this network of people

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“Maybe I’m Just Like My Mother …”

I’m never satisfied. I think it’s a problem. Or a little bit of a problem, at least. It’s like a constant voice in my head – a silent frustration that what I’m doing, what I have, and sometimes even, what I look like, are not enough. Even though, consciously I know that I’m doing well.

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Do You Suffer From A Case of FOMO?

I think I have had a Fear Of Missing Out for about as long as I can remember, starting from when I was a little girl following my older sister and her friends around. They used to try to get away from me but I was so concerned about missing out on something big that I

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Know When to Hold’em, Know When to Fold ’em

A friend of mine was recently lamenting to me about their relationship. They were talking about how they’re feeling disconnected from their partner. To protect the innocent, this person shall remain nameless; as a matter of fact let’s call her “Nameless”. Nameless is a serious relationship-type of person. But often, quickly finds herself bored with

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Can Two People Who are Fundamentally Different Find Success in Love?

The other day I was reading a blog post on another women’s site that was asking the question “would you date a man with no college degree”? I found the topic to be particularly interesting because I actually did marry a man who did not attend college. I currently have two college degrees, including an

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Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff; Appreciating the Journey

Have you ever had one of those days when nothing seems to go quite right? Your hair is a mess, you’re running late for work, your  outfit isn’t as flattering as it looked on the hanger (I swear that happens to me at least once or twice a week). It can feel like a really

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I Don’t Cry Anymore on My Birthday: How Not Getting What I Want Has Shaped My Life for the Better

Today is my birthday! I am 36 years young and loving it. I can happily say that I have achieved a lot of the accomplishments I wanted to achieve by this age. There are a couple of areas where I have missed the mark,  but there is still time for me to set course in

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