If you're like me then you can't believe we're at the end of the year already and we’re quickly approaching 2017. Depending on how this year has treated you, you may be ready for a fresh start or you may feel like you need more time to get some things done.
When did it become ok for women to put everyone else’s needs before her own? This way of thinking has caused you to feel unhappy with your life and you’re not getting anything done. We as women wear many hats as wives, mothers, daughters, etc. and it seems everyone needs us more than the next.
This past weekend I had my first keynote speech at a local college for their 3rd annual Black Girls Rock Ceremony. It was such an amazing experience to speak to young women about the power of investing in themselves so they can build up their community.
I remember like it was yesterday, I was around thirteen years old and my mother had punished me for what I had written in my journal. At the time I felt my journal was a safe place where I could express how I was feeling and capture my daily events from my oh so crazy middle school life.