Let’s Talk About Privilege

I often wonder why the term privilege is offensive to so many people. What is it about this small word that makes people’s defences go up? Could it be because most people really don’t understand […]

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The Slap

It was the slap seen all across the world. I don’t usually pay attention to pop culture and I usually wouldn’t even comment on it, but we can all learn some valuable lessons from the […]

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Beware of Whose Advice You Take

A word of warning! Beware of the people whom you allow to speak into your life. You should reserve that privilege for a select few. Sadly, not everyone around you has your best interest at […]

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Black History Month

It is February – Black History Month. What does this mean to you? While I appreciate the recognition of black history during this month, I find that once March rolls around, things go back to […]

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Personal Responsibility

Whether or not you intended for something to happen, if it happened as a result of an action you took, you are at least partially responsible and rather than blaming someone else, own it.

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Remember This When Ordering Food

A few weeks ago, I wrote about some of the life lessons my parents taught me as a child growing up. At that time, I promised to share more. So today, here is another one. […]

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R.E.S.P.E.C.T.

The Cambridge dictionary defines the word respect as “admiration felt or shown for someone or something that you believe has good ideas or qualities”. There is a difference between respect given to people due to […]

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Texting Courtesy

With a text, you cannot correctly convey tone and this can lead to confusion or conflict. You cannot gauge a person’s emotions and engagement via text.  It is impersonal and does not build relationships between people. 

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It’s Not Them, It’s You (Unpopular Opinion)

Do you find that you’re often in conflict with others? Do you have a hard time maintaining employment, friendships or intimate relationships? Are you always at odds with everyone else? If so, take a good long look in the mirror.

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