The Importance of Travel and Mental Health by Tabitha James

Let’s face it, life is demanding – work, family, bills, organizational commitments, social life (ha) – we spend a lot of time doing “the things”. Our personal wellness and mental health often fall victim to neglect as we focus on getting “the things” done and maintaining the moving parts of life. For many, the thought of travel is a luxury, an illusion that time away from “the things” will be relaxing and refreshing however the lingering notion that there is no time for vacation haunts the mind. Continue reading “The Importance of Travel and Mental Health by Tabitha James”

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Hello July!

While planning for the month of July and part of August, I realized 2018 is almost over. I feel as if the year just started but here we are 7 months deep with 5 more to go!

At the beginning of the year I set a goal to blog once a week or more. So far I have accomplished that goal and I am proud of me if I must say so myself.

My main goal for 2018 is to finish the things I start and handle certain situations differently. There’s a few more things on my to do list for the year therefore, July just put me in crunch mode!

Hello July! Let’s Work!

Dear Sis: Be Bold

Dear Sis Dare to be different, dare to be BOLD!

Being bold is being confident in whatever you do or say. Being bold is having the courage to do something outside of your comfort zone  or just doing something you may be afraid  or uncomfortable at doing.  Being bold is taking risks in life. All of these charters link together  making you the BOLD TYPE.

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Bossed UP Featuring Genesis

Genesis is a Singer, Songwriter, and Motivational speaker who is really following her calling and staying BOSSED UP!  Genesis calls Atlanta home but she currently resides in Columbia, South Carolina where she is constantly on the go. She works throughout the day like any other normal person and is constantly building her brand throughout her free time. Before I meet Genesis I  heard a poem she had written and I thought it was pretty dope. Before perusing a career in singing Genesis was a spoken word artist under the name Miss Understood for three years.  Continue reading “Bossed UP Featuring Genesis”

Bossed UP ft. Domonique Janaya

She Slay, Pray, and Proceed!  She is a Girl Boss to be reckoned with!

Meet Domonique Janaya a creative self-starter in all things from Charleston, South Carolina. She’s a very spiritual and influential individual who really steps out on faith to make her dreams and goals come true. This entrepreneur is Bossed UP and on her grind to grow her brand.  Continue reading “Bossed UP ft. Domonique Janaya”

TO The MOM: Happy Mother’s DAY!

HAPPY MOTHER’s DAY to all MOMS out there. Over the years I have meet some pretty darn amazing MOMS!

All MOMS have something in common, they want  nothing but the best for their children! Moms would do all things possible to make sure their children are taken care of and to ensure they do not go without.

To the MOM who is always POSITIVE, Continue reading “TO The MOM: Happy Mother’s DAY!”

How To Move On When Your Heart Has Been Broken

Before you all get into this story I have recently gone through writers block!! Last week’s guest blogger Alyssa Frison encouraged me to share this story.  I written this blog that you are about to read a few years ago and it has sat in my drafting area of word-press every since just  like a few other stories that I have not posted. Some of these stories are sensitive but I figured this one might help someone else overcome a heart break or to love him or herself. Besides, I Journi is all about inspiring and motivating others so why not share! YIKES! Here it goes!  Continue reading “How To Move On When Your Heart Has Been Broken”

Love Me…. Maybe I’ll Love You Back Written By Alyssa Frison “Lyssa”

I know the title is kinda crazy but stay with me, it will make sense in the end. Oh yeah, Kings, this is from the perspective of a Queen. You may be able to relate but this one is for my magical Queens. This doesn’t mean stop reading! Please read on and save a heart…or mend one.

So you’re out here living your best life! I mean you’re flourishing Queen in all ways. Hair is growing, your natural twist out is poppin’, your eyebrows are twins NOT COUSINS (lol) and you’ve even dropped a few pounds but stayed thick in all the right places. God has allowed your melanated life to be favored and you are NOT taking it for granted! Continue reading “Love Me…. Maybe I’ll Love You Back Written By Alyssa Frison “Lyssa””

Recap On My Hustlin’ Flow

I was recently featured on 1 Am She discussing  my hustling flow!  Speaking for myself, I have several people who ask me questions on how I juggle and balance my life between working full time and attempting to do things I enjoy such as blogging and building my brand.  Below is the full blog post from the 1 Am She Blog:

Hustlin’ Flow Juggling It All. Growing up I hustled for money; now that I am older I hustle for growth, experiences, and “money.”  There are so many different definitions of the word hustle and everyone hustles differently. My kind of hustle is having the confidence, courage and self determination to work hard towards an accomplishment.

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