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We Got You Sis: Friendship as a Source of Growth and Healing

We Got You Sis: Friendship as a Source of Growth and Healing

This is wellness; the active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a healthy and fulfilling life. I can’t say it gets easier, you just get stronger — mentally and emotionally. The tools I have acquired have become muscle memory in exercising as I navigate life. I wouldn’t be here, able to share my testimony, if it wasn’t for the black women I ha(ve)d holding me up.

Talk to Yourself: How Positive Self Talk Can Quiet Our Inner Doubts

Talk to Yourself: How Positive Self Talk Can Quiet Our Inner Doubts

The things we speak can plant seeds of glorious dandelion or they can manifest other not-so-pleasant things and energies. The way we move is much the same;  everything we do plants a seed and everything we experience, plants a seed within us. Our hope is for those experiences to become wisdom, not a lingering plight.

Nah Sis, Not Tonight: How Saying No Brings More Intention to My “Yes”

Nah Sis, Not Tonight: How Saying No Brings More Intention to My “Yes”

Boundary building isn’t meant to trap us in a bubble of loneliness and isolation; it is meant to foster a culture of safety, support, and true love in a malicious and taxing world. Now, when I look toward the brightness of the future ahead, I carry my “no” with me in confidence, in hope, in love, and in full faith because I know my “yes” means so much more.