But there I was years later, okay with the fact that my curls hadn’t come out perfectly because somewhere along the way to me accepting that my hair didn’t need to be perfect, I began to accept that the rest of me didn’t have to be perfect either. I could make decisions and go places and do things and didn’t have to look, sound, or FEEL perfect.
According to the Urban Dictionary, negs or negging are, “low-grade insults meant to undermine the self-confidence of a woman so she might be more vulnerable to advances”. Although women sometimes neg, men corner the efforts. During early flirting efforts, this is a tactic first described by pick-up artists (PUAs). There are several explanations for the tactic; however,… Read More
Thank God I am free! From all that hair that is… Looking at those pictures side by side, most of you can’t imagine what it took for me to embrace that courageous woman in the pink dress, and then allow myself to evolve into that confident and free woman in green. But boy let me… Read More
Learning to like yourself shouldn’t be a task but a treat. We should not dread getting out of bed for the sake of facing another defeated look in the mirror. I’m going to share with you some of the tips and benefits you get from learning to like yourself. As you start to use some… Read More
I asked myself that question just this weekend, as I wondered where in the world the first half the year had gone. So much I planned to do still sits undone, and yet there have been so many unexpected wins that I can’t help but celebrate. It’s amazing how you can be on “purpose” even… Read More
Are you where you thought you’d be midway through the year? I know I’m not. I am not certain of my future. I didn’t plan to be unemployed. I didn’t plan for my senior level position to be eliminated without warning. I didn’t plan to find myself in this uncertain place of transition. Sitting in… Read More