The people who love you and care for you the most will understand how important this is; if not, explain it to them. Your need to recharge is not only good for you, but really good for the people around you, as well. Alone time is necessary for peace, maturity, and growth. Continue reading Why Social Recharge is Necessary..
Sometimes the smallest events or things from our past can remind us of the good in ourselves. I never forgot that I was and am a good woman. Because, that is who I am naturally.. but sometimes people who spent two split seconds with you and have ill intentions will try to treat you like crap, then project that nastiness onto you and blame you for their shortcomings, when all you were doing is NOT settling all along. Continue reading I Forgot Who the *Bleep* I Was…
First of all, let’s not pretend that it’s going to be easy to do. There are urges, there will be tempting situations (especially when you two are alone), and there will be second guessing about the decision itself. Celibacy is not something you just turn on, just for the sake of saying you are celibate; it requires real commitment. It is one of the hardest things to commit to in life. Continue reading Why Celibacy Could Be Good For Your Relationship
How could God not work hard on you when you’re a direct reflection of what He saw in Himself? Continue reading Queening…
Growing up, I was really sensitive.. I cried easily, so I eventually built a wall up to protect myself that eventually got me known as a “mean girl.” People had no idea that I was just really sensitive because I got really good at hiding it, but I’d go home and cry, a lot. The emotions got the best of me, so eventually, I just learned to hide my feelings and let things build up until I exploded with frustration, no longer tears. Continue reading What It Means to Be A “Cry Baby”..
One thing I did in the past was linger in sadness and sulk in pity, but after I did that, I would be so drained for days. It did nothing for me; what a waste of time! I decided to change my mindset recently: to be more positive in my thoughts and I started using the motto “fake it till you make it.” Continue reading How to Avoid Depression & Anxiety Triggers
The year was 2011, I just graduated from college and was struggling to keep my boyfriend of 5 years happy. *For the sake of privacy, I will name him George.* George and I started dating when I was just 21 years old, I was a sheltered Christian girl, so there wasn’t much I knew about life then. Continue reading My Depression & What I Learned About Self-Preservation