Journi’s Motivation: Be Your Own Hype

Dear Sis, be your own hype! Don’t wait for someone else to excite you up! Show others how dope you are with confidence and celebrating your wins! When others see you hyping yourself up, they will believe in you and join the hype!

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Journi’s Motivation: Power of The Mind

Drake said it best, “the Power of the mind is not a joke!” Your thoughts can either make you or break you. You have to believe in yourself even when no one else does. Pushing towards your aspirations and doing something every day will get you there. Just make sure you’re grasping those positive and […]

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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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