Category: Life Stuff

11 Ways To Stay Motivated

Even the most experienced and successful achievers can use a little help gettingmotivated from time to time. Motivating yourself is a learnable skill. Everyoneprocrastinates at times. It’s human nature. Several tactics and strategies can lift yourmotivation to the critical level necessary to get yourself moving again. Try these techniques to motivate yourself and get things…

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Dear Mom, You Were Right

Dear Mom, I know as I’m writing this now it will be your birthday soon. Something you’ve been constantly saying for me not to forget so I don’t have plans for that night. I would never. Lately I’ve been doing this thing where I think or look back on certain times in my life. Some…

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Don’t Underestimate My Intelligence

People underestimate my intelligence. Scratch that. People don’t underestimate my intelligence, men do. I’m way smarter than I actually seem, and it’s a shame when you underestimate my intellect, my various capabilities. It might surprise you that I’m actually quite aware of your indiscretions and your ability to manipulate certain pieces of myself to make…

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LISTEN – Review

In response to Sia’s disaster of a film, Music, CommunicationFIRST have released a video of their own titled LISTEN. Immediately, it evokes memories of the infamous Autism Speaks slogan “it’s time to listen.” This video proves that when it comes to autism discourse, autistic people are the ones who should be listened to first, especially those who are nonspeaking. …

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Can You Hear Her?

There is this roar inside her body, a ghastly bellow inside her mind. And all she wants to do is listen to that rage and follow its howls, stand on the ledge of a ten story building and fucking scream. “AHHHHHHHH!” she shouts at the world, belts the wounds out into existence. It takes so…

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Age Is Just A Number

I realize as I’m writing this that my birthday is in 3 days. In 3 days I’m going to be turning 26. A new age,a new year, another chance to experience whatever life has to throw an offer to me. If I’m being honest, I have some mixed thoughts on it. A part of me…

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This is For Charity

He’s leaning against the doorframe of the bathroom with a loose tie around his neck, rolling up his sleeves as if anticipating work. He watches my fingers seductively pull my tights up around my propped up leg on the edge of the bathtub, and I stroke the fabric once it reaches my mid-thigh, snapping the…

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Damaged Goods

The damage struggle. The unwanted, unneeded, always left and abandoned—struggle.              We struggle to adapt to this life, stepping on carcasses as they rot from beneath, solidifying their death, knowing life is filled with pain and bile, turmoil and debris. We struggle to find our worth, if we are enough for one, for us, never wanting…

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Moonball

She was losing control. She started to panic. She was close to the net and smashed the overhead shot but regrettably aimed out of the court. It was my game and serve. She started to tighten her muscles more, often wiping the sweat from her forehead. I looked for my sweet spot, I never had…

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Clyde Kerr III, Black Deputy Takes Life In Louisiana Leaves Video Highlighting BLM and Mental Health | Watch Chilling Video Here

In Kerr’s videos, he talked directly to the camera on a range of issues, from police brutality against Black people and mental health needs in policing, to division in society and children’s exposure to murder, violence and other negative or traumatic influences. 

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Missing You

“I’ve missed you,” she whispers. “Shut up,” he mumbles. She looks over at him and rolls her eyes, scooting herself away from him. Leaving his back exposed and cold, she knows it would unnerve him to lose his warmth.  He rolls over and groans, “It was just a joke.” He can’t tell with his eyes…

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How To Live A More Fulfilling Life with Licensed Life Coach Rida Bakhsh

Check out my Podcast y’all! Your Small Business Podcast wherever you listen to your fav podcasts. http://www.yoursmallbusinesspodcast.net Rida Bakhsh is a phenomenal motivational speaker and certified life coach. Rida climbed the corporate ladder to success but still felt unfilled; like so many of us do. She found herself getting so wrapped up in her work,…

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This Is Me Letting You Go

I don’t want this to be so hard. But I guess it has to be when it’s something you know you need to let go of, even when it’s the last thing you want to have happened. It kind of feels like you’re giving up on something that’s always been bad for you. And no…

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