Tag: communication

Your Mind is a Battlefield

Have you ever wondered what causes your stress? What about your emotions? Where do they come from? Your mind is a battlefield and the following things are the enemy: Your ego Lack of empathy Complacency Toxic relationships Your ego: Your ego (h-ego or sh-ego) is the voice that tells you, “You’re the best at what

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Effective Communication | Put your Phone Away

Face-to-face conversations are the most effective way to communicate and create growth. Text messaging and emailing are a way to communicate but not the most effective, because there’s no connection. For example: If I told you, “Hey Michelle, that shirt looks very good on you,” would telling you via a text be as impactful as

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Let People Enjoy Things

Not everything that you see other people do will align with your values and that’s perfectly okay. Let people be who they want to be and let them enjoy things. When I was a kid, I didn’t quite understand this because I was usually on the receiving end of derogatory comments. So when I got

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Take Action | Talking is not Enough

Telling the world what you’re interested in doing is not a bad thing. In fact, it demonstrates that you have a vision. However, until you put those words into action, they simply remain words. If you speak highly about a person that you care about, show them. If you talk about being good at something,

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Embrace Love

I thought that going to school for Criminal Justice would help me have a better understanding of why things happen the way that they do. On the administrative side, sure, I get it. But the side that deals with emotions, specifically hate, I will never understand it because it is the opposite of what I

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You Matter

Valentine’s Day is an interesting holiday because depending on who you ask, not everyone embraces it. Some people get overly excited, while others dread it due to the lack of romance in their life. When people feel uncomfortable about an event or holiday, such as this one, they allow negative thoughts and emotions to take

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Toxic People – Take away their power

Have you ever had some great news that you wanted to share with your friend but found yourself being apprehensive? Should I share this news? Why do you think that happens? It is because you have a toxic relationship. Toxic relationships are relationships where two people do not share the same values and because of

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Destructive Thoughts

Part of the growing phase in life is being capable of making an honest assessment of yourself, regardless if you’re a male or female. This is what helps develop your maturity level. Keep in mind that thoughts such as: “I’m a loser. I don’t measure up to other people,” are 100% destructive thoughts and will

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Don’t listen to the Negative Committee

No matter who you are, you will always be the target of the negative committee. But guess what? They can’t make you listen to them. Only you can decide if you choose to accept the garbage that they’re spewing. The following are examples of negative things that you might hear from them: “You dream too

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