• Level Up,  Mindset

    Struggle Love vs. Self-Love

    [EDITED TO MAINTAIN POSITIVE FEELZ OF THIS SITE] Yesterday, I posted this very long message on Facebook and decided to share it here. I have since decided to delete it from here so that I can maintain positivity here. There was a lot of negativity there I just don’t want lingering around on my little corner of the internet. The topic was about the push to get black women to take on people and situations that don’t serve us positively just so we can have someone to call our partner. Many black women have coined these unions “struggle love.” In my own experiences with dating, I’ve also tried dating men…

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    The “Before”

    I’m conducting an experiment. For the next year (whew, freaks me out to dedicate myself to a year) I’m going to pray, meditate, journal and read every morning. Rather I want to or not and regardless of where I’m at. My theory: focusing on doing this daily will help me materialize my vision without forcing it. I spent all of 2016 forcing and trying to change so I can move forward in life. By the end of the year, I had seen very little change where I wanted to see change. I ended up changing in a way that took me further away from my goals and deeper into depression…