Category: Self Esteem

Choose Integrity, Even When Social Media Wants You to Lie

Choose Integrity, Even When Social Media Wants You to Lie
By Kym B. “The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.” – Bob Marley When I was in my early teens, a friend dared me to take this fancy bubble-gum lip gloss from a local department store.... Read more »

Shemeka's Secret: He Was Married--And So Was I

Shemeka's Secret: He Was Married--And So Was I
By Shemeka Michelle He was married and so was I. For this reason, we didn’t technically date. However, we formed an illicit relationship driven by emotional deficits we both were experiencing in our marriages. I’m not at all stupid and I was well aware of the feelings he had for me and his true intentions.... Read more »

I Gave the Best of ME to the WRONG People--and then I Woke Up

I Gave the Best of ME to the WRONG People--and then I Woke Up
As I sit here, sipping on my coffee, reflecting on the beauty of life, I have to give thanks for being in a place where I can truly say, I love myself and I love myself enough to WIN!  Focusing on Living LIFE,Loving LIFE and Being LIFE is how I have survived my self-destructive past,... Read more »
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They All Doubted This Teen Mom--Until She Did This

They All Doubted This Teen Mom--Until She Did This
By Andrea Nicole As a teen mom in the early 90’s, I was judged and presumed to be a lost cause all because I had a child. The adults around me believed my future was bleak; I must say my image of self-worth was quite distorted and tainted by their views. Still, I had dreams... Read more »

Kenyatta's Journey from Alcohol Hell to Inner Peace

Kenyatta's Journey from Alcohol Hell to Inner Peace
By Kenyatta, Formerly Known as KeSera From the very beginning…everybody always wanted something from me. Either it was my mind, my body, what I do, the rewards of what I do, etc. I never felt loved. Ever. The Rage A sharp pain erupted through my temples where a bandage bled red onto an unfamiliar place... Read more »

Suzette's Secret: Self-Love Didn't Come Easy Until I Did This

Suzette's Secret: Self-Love Didn't Come Easy Until I Did This
By Suzette Wright For 35 of my 45 years of existence, I desperately searched for the self-love everyone tried to convince me I needed. Yet those words fell on my deaf ears as they were always unable to tell me HOW to do that! I was a woman who endured ridicule during childhood as the... Read more »
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Social Media Reality Check: Your Fans & Followers May Not Like You

Social Media Reality Check: Your Fans & Followers May Not Like You
By Angela T.  Jones Social media is not going away; it is truly embedded into our culture and it redefines  how we communicate with one another. That can be both good and bad. Social media can be good thing because it allows us to communicate with people that we may normally have not had access... Read more »

Motivation Monday: 9 Quotes to Start Your Week Like a Boss!

Motivation Monday: 9 Quotes to Start Your Week Like a Boss!
by AZOD Welcome to Motivation Monday! Tamara Hartley is the author of Stop Wasting Your Time Blaming Others for Your Life, Relationships, and Career: 15 Life Lessons to help you overcome difficult situations, live beyond your labels, and take control of your life and your results! In her book, she drops nuggets of wisdom to... Read more »

The Shame Game Parent Ought to be Ashamed

The Shame Game Parent Ought to be Ashamed
by Nicole Harding The Shame Game Parent: is an internet sensation, but let’s not forget their co-stars. The co-stars are the very ones the Shame Game parents say they love the most: Their wanna-be thug sons, or perhaps their puberty passionate daughter. The plot is the same no matter who plays the game: Child acts... Read more »
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Mellody Hobson Asks...Are You A Ball Stealer?

Mellody Hobson Asks...Are You A Ball Stealer?
by Dawj Sangster- We have probably all encountered that one person that is really popular that everyone wants to meet or see. You want to be in their presence to learn and grow from their knowledge and experience. While this is all great, Mellody Hobson says that if you are that popular person, “STOP STEALING... Read more »