Disclaimer: I am not a licensed or professional psychologist or therapist. Please seek professional guidance if you feel like you need to speak to someone. Having a partner is fantastic, you have someone to create new moments with, share your thoughts with and naturally grow together. And having a healthy mental state of mind is even more amazing and necessary to have. I don’t … Read More 3 Reasons Why It’s Important To Be Complete Before Entering A Whole New Relationship.
BY MAYA ANGELOU Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size But when I start to tell them, They think I’m telling lies. I say, It’s in the reach of my arms, The span of my hips, The stride of my step, The curl of my lips. I’m a woman Phenomenally. Phenomenal woman, That’s … Read More Happy Birthday Dr. Maya Angelou
Reciprocity! 2019 getting lemonade out of lemons, not seeds. Reciprocity: the practice of exchanging for mutual benefit with others. What you give is what you get! Is that true? Sometimes you can give a lot and get back so little. When do you know the right time to let go? Maybe you don’t need to let go. Maybe like seasons, there’s a time for … Read More Word of the Week: Reciprocity
It’s 12/08/2018 3:32 AM and I just wanted to share that this year has been the beginning of a breakthrough in my life. Let me emphasize “MY LIFE” no one else! Earlier in the year, I had high hopes that my life would be better than the year before and after three months I fell back into depression. And I was stuck in that … Read More Wrap Up
To Improve Is To Change. To Be Perfect Is To Change Often. -Winston Churchill The Original Good Girl is going through some natural changes. And we’re taking this brief moment to step back and bring something different to the table. Don’t worry ya girl is stronger, smarter and much healthier than she was 10 months ago when she started this journey! Can’t wait to … Read More
Since I graduated college, I’ve dated four guys. And I don’t regret dating any of them, each one was better than the last but still not the right one for me. I thought I risked it all each time I left each partner; thinking “damn could this be my King.” But I’m glad I took each risk because on the other side of risk … Read More Risky Decisions
I used to believe that being a good person was enough for everything in life, enough in school, enough in my career, and certainly enough in all my relationships. But I understand now that being good is just the minimum of where our potential reaches. We don’t want a minimum wage salary in our careers, nor do we seek a minimum lifestyle. We always … Read More Trust the Process!
“I could be calm right now. But I have been drinking tequila shots, my hormones are raging out of control, I’m emotional, I’m horny, and I don’t wanna hear about no go****n peas! Good night! Do you remember that scene with Jordan (Nia Long) in ‘The Best Man’ when she has waited hours for Harper (Taye Diggs), and he finally arrives hours later! That … Read More Love on the Brain
There are days like today when I don’t want to engage with anyone at work, or with my friends or even with my family. And it doesn’t stop there I have moments of not wanting to indulge in my hobbies like writing for instance. At this very moment, I don’t feel excited enough to write any content. But that’s when I have to force … Read More Work in Progress!
You know how everyone says “hang out with other people that are in relationships”, “talk to other people in relationships to get better advice” “don’t hang out with singles” Rolling My Eyes!… DONT DO ANY OF THAT! Your relationship with your partner has its own patent; it’s own formula. Your relationship is like no one else’s, nor is it anything like your past relationships. … Read More Owning Your Relationship
According to the Merriam Webster Dictionary Closure : an often comforting or satisfying sense of finality. : victims needing closure; also: something (such as a satisfying ending) that provides such a sense. I recently saw Tyler Perry’s movie Acrimony, starring Taraji P. Henson and I was scared. I was scared because there were so many scenes in that movie that reminded me of myself … Read More Finding Closure after a breakup.