“If you cannot find peace within yourself then you’ll never find it anywhere else.”- Marvin Gaye
I love the idea of making people happy, but it is not my responsibility to do so. It isn’t yours either. Because sometimes, no matter what you do, where your intentions lie or how much you’ve really tried, some people will be forever miserable. Why? Because it is up to them to seek their own joy. Continue reading
To me, fear is the most powerful emotion of all. Not hope, not love, not faith but fear. If you really think about it, it is present in every aspect of our lives and we are constantly battling it. In our careers, in our beliefs about the universe. In love. In lack of understanding.
Today is the 50th anniversary of what will forever be known as “Freedom Day.”Most of the schools’ black population did not go to school that day, because they had a bigger goal in mind.On October 22, 1963, several civil rights groups organized and participated in a mass boycott and demonstration in hopes of desegregating Chicago’s schools. Continue reading
1 in 3 women will experience domestic abuse in her lifetime. The practice isn’t exclusive to women as men are also victims of domestic violence. Nailah shares her personal story of how she escaped a violent relationship. Continue reading
People let you down all the time. They make choices that you may not agree with, break promises and simply do not follow through. When it comes to relationships, this tends to affect us on a deeper level. Perhaps it’s because we’re in love, have given ourselves to another intimately and/or feel like we’ve sacrificed a lot. Most times, it’s due to expectations. Continue reading