Saying Goodbye

There will NO LONGER be anymore Nia's Open Heart and Open Mind the BLOG* This is very emotional for me so I'm going to try to not cry. Nia's Open Heart and Open Mind is my baby. It's a platform that allows me to speak on modern day issues and expand on them. I've talked … Continue reading Saying Goodbye

The Art of Vulnerability

According to dictionary.com the definition of vulnerability is the quality or state of being exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally. What's missing in this definition is that vulnerability can expose you to the possibility of healing, love, support and community. The definition on dictionary.com makes vulnerability seem like … Continue reading The Art of Vulnerability

Anxiety: It plays tricks on you

According to dictionary.com, anxiety is defined as: a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome. For myself the idea of uncertainty is what brings anxiety. I normally have anxiety before poetry performances, big events/gatherings and when I have to start something new because I don’t … Continue reading Anxiety: It plays tricks on you

Is love Unconditional or really Conditional?

According to Google love is defined as: noun:love; plural noun: loves 1.an intense feeling of deep affection.a deep romantic or sexual attachment to someonea great interest and pleasure in somethinga person or thing that one loves verb: love; 3rd person present: loves; past tense: loved; past participle: loved; gerund or present participle: loving 1.feel a deep romantic or sexual attachment … Continue reading Is love Unconditional or really Conditional?

Expectations are the Doorways to Disappointment…One-sided that is.

"Expectations are the doorways to disappointment" This started off as a simply Facebook status and conversation I was having with a sister in my community. Expectations are the doorways to disappointments simply means that when you have expectations of someone, or a situation you are setting yourself up to be disappointment. Especially when those expectations … Continue reading Expectations are the Doorways to Disappointment…One-sided that is.