Journi’s Motivation: Strive for progress and not perfection

Strive for progress and not perfection.It’s always the little steps you take that will get you closer to reaching all goals and dreams! Do something every day that will put you closer to whatever that goal or plan may be. Sometimes our thoughts get into our heads, and we do not want to release anything […]

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Journi’s Motivation: Resources and Tools

When you have the tools and resources required to accomplish what you want to do, use them for your benefit. In today’s society, you can research what you need and find articles, workshops, mentors, certifications, and a variety of different tools that will allow you to increase your skills and knowledge. What you need to […]

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Journi’s Motivation: Write Things Down

Writing things down can be a game-changer. Anytime I need to get things done, I have to create a to-do list and mark those things off as I complete them. During an interview with the founder of Beyond Empowerment, she reminded me that when things are written down, they are brought to life. However, please […]

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Journi’s Motivation: Boundaries

Having boundaries is important and can bring you peace of mind. They are the acceptable and unacceptable behaviors for which you set for yourself and those around you. Having boundaries never hurt anyone; they may be hard to set in place, but they are beneficial to how you allow others to treat you and your […]

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Journi’s Motivation: Energy

Energy fuels our life making it one of the most important aspects of living. Therefore, you must always protect your energy. There is a saying, “time is of the essence,” however, your energy is also of the essence. What you decide to pour your energy into has to recharge you. Think about it; if you’re […]

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Bossed UP Featuring Cynthia O

Cynthia O is indeed Bossed UP and tends to wear many hats! She is the author of “Free As An Uncaged Bird” and Founder of Beyond Empowerment. Everything Cynthia does is done with passion and purpose. After graduating from Coastal Carolina University, she knew she desired to work with young people in some form of […]

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6 Reasons Road Trips Are Good For Your Soul by Sangeeta Ranade

During the summer of my 19th year, I spent a lot of time alone in my downtown Portland, Oregon apartment. It was hot, and I was generally bored. I remember watching a lot of Criminal Minds and going on the occasional walk around the city. Things were starting to get stagnant until I got a text from […]

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Bossed UP Featuring Rachel Gibbs

I Journi would like to introduce you all to the CEO of Gibbs Financial Fitness and three times author Rachel Gibbs from Columbia, South Carolina.   More money doesn’t have to mean more problems. Yes, you read that right. It’s the mismanagement of funds that can make you feel like you’re stuck in a fast-paced game […]

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Five Must-See Sights in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina by Kelsey T

The North Carolina Raleigh-Durham area is a thriving region where modernity meets Southern charm. It is part of a tri-city zone called the Research Triangle, or simply The Triangle.  This area’s name comes from its triangle of prestigious research institutions, including Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State […]

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Journi’s Motivation: Hey Black Child

Today, Journi’s Motivation comes from Chloe Bree’l empowering young black children to do whatever they want to do by reciting “Hey Black Child ” by Countee Cullen. As adults, it’s also up to us to keep our young children empowered and inspired to dream big and aim high when achieving their goals. Let them know […]

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