The strong friend seems to be the go to person. There seems to be one person in a sisterhood or brotherhood that people go to for advice and guidance, but can you be the strong friend for your strong friend? Can you be there for your strong friend when they need you? Can you reciprocate … Continue reading Can you be the STRONG friend, for your STRONG friend?
Can you really be friends with your ex? Can you have a genuine relationship with someone you once loved? Will old feelings come back? Will you resent them for the past? Are you mature enough to see them with someone else? Do you want to be friends? I have been avoiding this topic because I … Continue reading Can you REALLY be friends with an EX?
My single sistahs are on my spirit today. I feel like they need to hear this message. I feel like as single women we are putting so much pressure on ourselves to live up to these standards. We think we should be married and having kids at a certain age. We think we should be … Continue reading Single Ladies: Take Your Time
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!!!!
You are the best example of how you want to be loved and treated. As people we want to be loved. That's natural. We want to be loved my friends, co-workers, family, your partner, but when we don't get that love we tend to question ourselves and their loyalty. The real question should be, "Do … Continue reading Love YOURSELF….The Way You Want Someone Else To LOVE YOU!
"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!