26 Life Lessons

Build Wealth So, I’ve been working hard at building a wealth portfolio for my future family and, if you’re like me, you got some debt! I started following Dave Ramsey’s baby steps (click here for resource) and putting myself on a strict but necessary budget. Around the same time, I signed for a few onlineContinue reading “26 Life Lessons”

5 Steps to Detox Successfully During Social Injustice

If you find yourself spiraling down a dark hole, deleting friends whom you know (or perceive to be) bias and calling out random racists over the internet; take some time to pull back.

No More

Let’s be honest, in case you have been living under a rock for the last week and a half (or dare I say: last 400 years) then you know about the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd and Breonna Taylor and countless others by the hands of those sworn to protect and serve. I haveContinue reading “No More”

A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing Your First Blog

This blog is a part of the #TipTuesday Series. Honestly, writing blogs can be a bit tricky. I mean, I can hear all the questions now: What if no one likes it? What if no one reads it? What if the post doesn’t publish right? What if I spell something wrong? What if someone isContinue reading “A Step-by-Step Guide to Writing Your First Blog”

Call

This week’s poem by Demetria is dedicated to the whispers and silent prayers God speaks to our hearts. You can follow her on Instagram @deekeesee   If you’d like to be featured for #NationalPoetryMonth reply to this post below. Keep Being Honest, Shanisha   When you call I will pick up and answer. You areContinue reading “Call”

To My Future

This week’s poem by Stephon is one for all the dreamers out there. You can follow him on instagram @intensified_souls And if you want to be featured on the blog for National Poetry Month let me know in the comments below. Keep Being Honest, Shanisha   I had to stay motivated Because my mind wasContinue reading “To My Future”

When the Smoke Clears

This week’s featured poem by Holli Locker is one of heartbreak, hurt, and healing. You can follow her on instagram @reinaaa_05 If you’d like to be featured on the blog for #NationalPoetryMonth let me know by leaving a comment under this post. Keep Being Honest. Even through the broken lenses And the wells of pain hiddenContinue reading “When the Smoke Clears”