A few weeks ago, I had a very funny moment. In fact, an embarrassing moment. Actually, I'm sure Issa Rae would say an "Awkward Black Girl" moment. Let me share. On a cold Friday morning, I got out of my bed feeling relieved. "It's Friday! Yay!" I thought. I was particularly excited because I was … Continue reading Laugh Out Loud
"If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present." - Lao Tzu; ancient Chinese philosopher, founder of Taoism Wake up call! Yesterday, as I was leaving my hometown of Chicago, a huge feeling … Continue reading Living in the Present
I just want to take this moment to share my gratitude for my brother. A brother that I haven't seen in 18 months spent the Thanksgiving holiday with me. I was overjoyed. We had a lovely time together. We explored downtown Boston, visited Bunker Hill Monument, ate a lot, and laughed super hard (Sibling inside … Continue reading Feeling Grateful
It's been awhile since I've written and a blog post but I wanted to share the good things that has happened over the past few weeks. Firstly, I got to go home to see my friends and family for my bestie's wedding in Chicago. The wedding was so beautiful and the bride and groom were … Continue reading Update: Bestie’s Wedding
In my effort, to stay on this April challenge of gratitude, I will be grateful for the job that almost gave me a nervous breakdown. Yes, I am grateful for the very job that I am trying to escape. Here are four reasons why: I get periodic vacations. Yesterday, I climbed the 300 steps of … Continue reading I am grateful for my job
In my last blog post, I vowed that for the month of April all of my posts will be thankful. So I would like to start this month by sharing something that I'm grateful for. Today, I'm grateful for a day off of work. Though, I complain about my work. I am blessed to have … Continue reading Happy April!
It's a very dreary day in Boston. The sky is grey and the weather is wet. It is such a perfect day to complain. You know those days, you look out the window and it seems that the bleakness of the moment perfectly represents the dullness of your situation. I began to feel that way … Continue reading Having a thankful mind-set
Happy Valentine's Day! For some, this day is a very special day for couples in loving happy relationships or it's a sweet day for mothers who may get a special treat from their sons. For others, it is hell. It is another reminder that they are single and alone. On February 14th, these people may … Continue reading Showing Love on Valentine’s Day
Wow! I can't believe it is officially the end of the year. Last month, I was supposed to fill my blog with grateful posts. Unfortunately, I did not have a chance to due to life. Yes, life happens and it happens so fast. November is literally a whirlwind of events. Now it's December. But good … Continue reading It’s December!
In an attempt to find joy and peace no matter what the situation (Phillipians 4:12), this month I will focus on gratitude. I did this two years ago when I was feeling really depressed and it really lifted my spirit. I do have a gratitude journal that I write in at least 3 times a … Continue reading It’s November: The month of Thanksgiving