Women

Guest Post: Sexual Violence Against Women Won’t Stop…Not Anytime Soon

Thinking back, one can only wonder how we got to this point. It is no longer strange to scroll through media channels and hear one news about violence of one form or another against the female gender. This is nothing new, but the recent trend is far more alarming. To combat this, various groups have […]

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Why You Must Walk Your Own Path

When you decide to walk on the path that feels most authentic to you, you give yourself permission to have the life you want.

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Sheryl Sandberg’s Tips for Women To Thrive At Work

Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In” is a great book on how professional women can thrive in the workforce. I have my favorite tips from the book.

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Prose Poetry: Ngozi’s Crazy Pursuit of Freedom

A prose poetry about a fictional character I created: Ngozi and her quest for freedom.

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The Benefits of the Single Life

As we’re in the month of February, we see this as the season of love. This is because we know that every February 14th is Valentine’s Day. As a romantic, I do absolutely love everything about this season. The notion of love warms my heart. However, as I’ve grown and had some dating experiences, I’ve learned […]

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The Beauty of A New Age

I celebrated my birthday on Saturday, the 9th of February. I turned 26. I know most people don’t like to reveal their age. One thing you can dread about birthdays is the reality of getting older. But it’s actually become my favorite thing about birthdays. Not exactly the number but what getting older brings. It’s changed […]

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The Way to Overcome Stress and Sadness

Life can certainly take a toll on us but there ’s a way to overcome difficult times. Like most people, I’ve dealt with my own share of stress. There was stress I dealt with as a student with keeping up with school work, organizations, and internships. There was stress I dealt with as an employee […]

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Girl Chat: How to Speak Up for Yourself

In the past, I’ve been a passive person. If someone offends or upsets me, I might not say anything. I let it go. I was that way because I don’t like confrontation. I was that way because it’s easier. Also, I would get caught up in wanting others to have the right impression of me […]

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The Truth about Having & Maintaining Friendships

I value people. Connecting with others, engaging in discussions, sharing thoughts, ideas and laughter means a lot to me. Yet, like most people, I have my flaws. I do not always put enough effort into maintaining the friendships that I’ve been blessed with. I can consume myself with my aspirations, my ambitions or simply ruminating […]

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How to Stop Being Passive & Start Taking Action

A friend once told me that I always do what I say I want to do which is admirable. Until I was told that, I didn’t realize that it was one of those traits in me. But I’m an action-taker. Whenever there is something my mind and heart is yearning for, I feel a drive […]

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