Advertisements

How To Raise Your Self-Esteem

My latest article on Madame Noire Self-esteem is defined as “a realistic respect for or favorable impression of oneself; self-respect.” While it seems that loving one’s self is a basic act that should go without saying, it is often an ability that is taken for granted by those who don’t struggle with it. Being confident and having self-esteem does not mean that you are … Continue reading

Confessions of a Church Girl: Is It A Matter of the Heart or The Hemline?

My latest feature on Madame Noire I was born and raised in the grand ole Church of God in Christ, where they preach “holiness is right.” In my particular place of worship, “Thou shalt not wear red lipstick” should be the 11th commandment. On top of that, women are expected to wear hot pantyhose all … Continue reading

Two Words For Those In Need Of An Attitude Adjustment: Change Clothes.

The only word to effectively describe the way I felt yesterday would be irritation frustration. I was frustrated with being sick and plagued by this über annoying allergy that has been bothering me for the past two weeks.  I was frustrated with running back and forth to the allergist only to still not know what … Continue reading

Under Pressure? God Is In The Business of Making All Things Well

The past two weeks have felt like some of the most stressful two weeks of my life. I found myself in the midst of yet another outrageous allergic reaction that has kept me from attending school, church, and a host of other things that I’ve added into my weekly routines. As a result of this … Continue reading