Self Love. Self Care. Treatin’ Yo Self. Whatever you call it, we’ve all heard it before. I’m sure we all have our own version of what it means too. To some, self love is buying a new outfit/pair of shoes/purse when we get paid after a long hard week of life. Of course, self love/self… Read More Self Love: Knowing When It’s Time to Love Yourself
2018 is just around the corner. You know what that means, right? It means there’s about to be timelines full of those “New Year, New Me!” posts. Soon everyone is going to start sharing their New Years Resolutions. I’m ready to see all types of resolutions from fitness goals to financial goals. And I can’t… Read More New Year, New Me?
When I was younger I struggled a lot with walking outside of my comfort zones. I liked doing and being what was familiar to me. Routines made me feel secure and content. But, I feel like a mixture of various disappointments and frustrations within myself quickly made me enjoy stepping outside of my comfort zones.… Read More Comfort Zones
Recently, I had a deep discussion with a group of women about what it means to be successful as a black woman. Success in today’s society is hard for any person of color, but a WOMAN of color has an even harder time reaching “success”. As an opener to this discussion, we read a Forbes… Read More Success is…
This past summer I had an encounter with a good friend of mine that made me think. And I mean REALLY evaluate everything I believed in. At the end of the summer, I drove up to Chicago from my hometown of Memphis, TN to visit a friend I hadn’t seen in a couple years. I… Read More Questioned Faith
Comparison is the thief of joy. We’ve all heard that line before. I think because we are humans, its kind of natural to look at other people in relation to ourselves. Sometimes we can compare different aspects of ourselves without even knowing it. We see someone driving a shiny, new BMW in the lane next… Read More 3 Things I Learned From My Addiction to Comparison
I love reminiscing. I really like to look back at all the things I’ve done and the people I’ve met just to keep things in perspective. I have a friend who asks me: “Jasmin, why do we take a walk down memory lane every time we sit down to talk?”. I thought this was funny because she was… Read More Losing Friends and Gaining Perspective ft. My Sophomore Year