You’re starving yourself. You’re not being honest about what you need or who you are or what you’re not getting. We know that we need a balanced diet in the physical world. On our plates. But spiritually, we also need balance. And if you’re not getting everything you need spiritually, it’s your spirit that’s malnourished.
You can’t please everyone and you’ll never be perfect to everybody. If that’s your plan, you’re going to fail. And I really hope it isn’t breaking your heart to hear this. I hope it liberates you. I hope it helps you find comfort. I hope it saves you from a life of harsh internal talk
I was watching Queen Sugar a few weeks ago. Aunt Vi was telling Nova about a conversation Nova’s parents had, many years ago, to help Nova understand her parents’ relationship. Aunt Vi recounted that one parent said to the other, “I’m in love with the person hiding inside of you and I don’t want to
Society starts to tell us who we should be very, very early in life. We’re taught norms and exposed to people’s expectations before we even start school. We learn what kinds of foods people expect us to eat (and what foods we should expect other people to eat) in our homes and at daycare. We
It’s okay to want attention. It is okay to want to make such an impact in a community, or an industry, on in the entire world that people know your name. But a lot of us were told that we need to stay humble. For some of us, it’s been implied that we should shy
Before I get deep into what my platform has done for me, if you haven’t seen my videos on how you can use your passion without starting a business, you may want to check those out starting with 3 Ways to Pursue Your Passion Without Starting a Business. Earlier this month I invited you to
Yesterday I shared a post on ways that you can pursue your passion without starting a business. Entrepreneurship isn’t for everyone. So I show you why finding your passion doesn’t have to be about starting a business and what you can do with it instead. I think that post should help take the pressure off
You watch other people get paid by doing the same thing you’re passionate about, or something very similar. You watch people make it look easy to live off of that passion. Yes, you know that there’s hard work involved and you know that—even for that person—life isn’t all pretty Instagram pictures and coffee shop workdays.
If you haven’t seen Black Panther yet, and if you didn’t follow the comic, then you might not know what Vibranium is. That’s fine. You’ll still be able to follow this. Vibranium is an extremely powerful metal most commonly found in Wakanda. According to Wikipedia, “the Wakandan isotope possesses the ability to absorb all vibrations