“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!