4 keys to building your personal brand

Have you ever wondered what people see or think when they look at you? Most of us like to say that how other people view us doesn’t matter or hold much weight, but if we're honest, I mean really honest, how people view us can have an impact on our lives professionally as well as … Continue reading 4 keys to building your personal brand

5 Lessons in love

Cuffing season is upon us and love is definitely in the air! I’m excited to say that my Date. Dump. Repeat streak has come to an end! No, I’m not engaged, but I have recently become exclusive with a young man and I couldn’t be more excited to see what the future holds for us. … Continue reading 5 Lessons in love

You Say He’s Just A Friend

Just Ask Ariel

Has being friends with an ex, ever cause problems in your current relationship? Check out when Sharice’s current boyfriend, Kevin and her ex, Jamar, finally tell each other what’s really on their minds.

Teaser (Excerpt)

When Kevin saw Jamar enter the chapel, he politely excused himself and made a beeline straight for him.

“Can I talk to you for a minute?” Kevin asked.

Jamar followed him outside and away from the two men who were chatting away about married life.

“So what can I do for you?”

“For one, you could tell me exactly what is going on with you and Sharice. I couldn’t get a straight answer out of her, so I thought I would come to the source.”

“Well, if you think that Sharice is hiding something from you, maybe you should ask her again,” he replied, smiling a little.

“Look, I know it was weird in the…

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Part 2 – Dear Black Men: I was made to love you

“We accept the love we think we deserve.” – Stephen Chbosky Interracial dating is something that I have never discussed outside of my close circle or with men I am romantically interested in. But since I pride myself on being as transparent as possible with my writing, I knew this was something that I needed … Continue reading Part 2 – Dear Black Men: I was made to love you

Why I celebrate the small things in life

Today I am celebrating the small victories in life. I decided to take the day off to recuperate from an awesome, fun filled mini vacation. After hitting snooze for the 20th  time, I was up and moving around by 9 A.M., which is no small feat after only having approximately of 15-20 hours of sleep … Continue reading Why I celebrate the small things in life

Date. Dump. Repeat.

Date. Dump. Repeat. That's been the running theme of my love life since pretty much forever. Meet a boy. Fall for boy. Dump boy. And then repeat. Its a tedious process, but I guess its also necessary. Its all a numbers game, right?  And anyone who knows me, knows that I meet most of the … Continue reading Date. Dump. Repeat.

When walking in your purpose becomes uncomfortable

For the past several weeks, I’ve been surrounded by the most important people in my life and cocooned in their love. It was nice to be home from almost two months and there is truly no place like home. But last week after anticipating and finally receiving a clean bill of health from my doctor … Continue reading When walking in your purpose becomes uncomfortable

Yasmin Eleby: A wedding for one

Yasmin Eleby, a 40 year young Texan, who recently got married is my new shero! If you're wondering exactly why this woman that I've never met has had such a profound impact on me, I'll be happy to explain. In an act of self love and celebration of life, she threw herself the ultimate birthday … Continue reading Yasmin Eleby: A wedding for one