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‘Am I going to be happy when I reach the top of the “heap” because that is all I can imagine? Or when I get to the top will I find that indeed it is just a “heap” after all.’ – Dorothy Valcárcel (Quiz found in a book by Dorothy Valcárcel. Check it out! You wont regret it.) QUIZ  **no cheating!*** Quiz #1 “1. Name the five wealthiest people in the world Name the last five Heisman trophy winners Name the last find winners of the Miss America pageant Name the last five academy award winners for best actor and actress ” Got your answers?? Piece of cake? If it was, you definitely cheated. If it was not, try these questions instead: Quiz #2 “1. List five teachers who made a difference in your life Name three friends who helped you through a difficult time Name five people you…

Are people, things, and/or a busy schedule crowding your space? Feeling overwhelmed, short of time, or mentally discombobulated? This article’s for you! Properly maintaining your “happy space,” mentally, physically and emotionally, is essential to your overall development; as a woman and as a person.  In order keep your “happy space,” well… happy, boundaries must be set. What do we mean by boundaries? A line that marks the limits of an area. Why is it necessary? It establishes a sense of self-respect and ultimately the respect of others. Picture this, you’re living in a large, beautiful, bright, open space without any walls. During the day people come and go as they please. You’re eating breakfast and you’re being questioned about how you feel, what you’re eating, what you have planned for the day. You are then lectured about how those decisions will impact your future. So, you decide to skip breakfast and head for the shower. Only to…

Forbidden Topic Wednesday: Love vs. Self Hate – A Man’s Perspective The other day Tony Gaskins posted the picture to the right—– This is a topic worth discussing. Many women dismiss early signs and end up in an emotional/physical/mentally abusive relationship that only they believe is loving and healthy. Often times they end up marrying this person. Watch the video above, from a man’s perspective, and share your thoughts!

By Maquita Donyel Happy Forbidden Topic Wednesday!! “Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically your own.” ― Bruce Lee Taking Advice: At some point, someone has questioned your standards. When they did, they may have also questioned the standards you have set for yourself and/or your future spouse. Maybe they said “girl, your standards are too high…you’re going to be single forever!” Or maybe “sweetie, you’re allowing everyone to walk over you” or even “You’re perfect just the way you are…don’t change a thing”. Either way, while advice/constructive criticism is helpful, you must take your own advice. It is with this advice that you will make your  final decision; the decision that comes from you and from God. A somewhat intimidating task like this will require one to have solid standards and a sincere belief in those standards. Who you are+Where you stand+What you will not compromise…