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
As I stated in the previous blog, there is a way to monetize your passion or purpose. You should not be money hungry though. Money should not be your primary focus of why you are doing what you are doing. There will be a time when money is low. There will be a time when … Continue reading Monetizing Your Passion
Hello my loyal subscribers, As you can see I haven't been posting my blogs every other Sunday. To be honest life has gotten so hectic that I have been thinking about stopping the blog. But, in my heart I couldn't do it because writing is my passion and I don't know what I would do … Continue reading Life Update and Relaunch of Nia’s Open Heart and Open Mind!
“If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” ~African proverb. In a society where its so easy to be apart; a society that pushes individualism; it is easy to think that you don't need anyone. It is easy to think that you can do everything by yourself and survive just fine. But, … Continue reading We are STRONGER together than we are APART!
Nia's Open Heart and Open Mind started 1 year ago today!!! I use to blog years ago on Blogger but didn't do it for long and wasted really taking it as serious as I would have liked. February 10th, 2018 I decided to relaunch my blog and create material that would touch people and have … Continue reading Happy 1 year Blogversary!!!!
"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.
2018 has been one of the greatest years for me. I accomplished everything I said I would and even surprised myself with my strength and resilience. I graduated college, FIRST GENERATION COLLEGE STUDENT, published my first memoir/self help book A FATHER'S LOVE, did interviews, hosted my first open mic night, became president of my undergraduate … Continue reading Goodbye 2018; Hello 2019: 5 of The Best Lessons I've Learned in 2018!
All my life I have been what doctors call "overweight" or "obese". I have always been the chunky plus size girl in school. I was never bullied in school but when I look back at my childhood I missed out on a lot of activities because of it. I was never involved in sports; I … Continue reading 5 of The Biggest Things I Stopped/Started Doing to Lose Weight
A lot of people always ask me how did I self-publish my book and how the process was. The process of self-publishing was fairly easy for me and didn't take much time. I decided o self-publish because everything I would have paid a publishing company to do; I had already did it myself. There are … Continue reading 5 Unexpected Lessons I've Learnt From Self-Publishing
Black fathers we need you. Black fathers we need you. Black fathers we need you. I can say this statement a thousand times and some people will still not understand the importance of it. There is a misconception and narrative being told that black fathers are not in their children's lives. Now, we know that … Continue reading A Father's Love: The Narrative And Perception of Black Fathers!