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How to Cope During a Crisis

April 5, 2020
black woman in grey sweater,

We are living in unprecedented times right now. The current crisis has hit hard and swiftly. Living in times of crisis causes stress, overwhelm, fear, and loneliness. We all need to know how to cope during a crisis. We need to understand how to care for ourselves and our loved ones when living through a crisis.

 

Coping

It is easy to forget proper coping skills and become worried, anxious, stressed, impatient, and angry. But these thoughts and behaviors do us no good as it is unsustainable to stay in ‘fear and flight mode’ all the time. We oftentimes do not know how long a crisis will last. So, our best bet is do what we can so that we can sustain.

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Abundant Living, Black Mental Health, Featured Category

Building Generational Wealth

February 13, 2020

Systemic issues that seek to prevent building general wealth in black families will probably always exist within this country

 

Poverty Mentality

The Black community have suffered for so long from poverty, that many of us have developed and have become attached to a poverty (scarcity) mentality. We have generations of families that have nothing to offer the next generation which serves to continue the legacy of poverty, poverty mindset, and financial dependence.

Here we are celebrating another Black History month, and many families are still in the same financial situations as the years before. Building wealth is not the only goal for black families. But, building wealth is a necessity.

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Abundant Living, Featured Category, Prolific Life

What is Abundant Living?

January 24, 2020
Bowl of blueberries

Have you ever wondered about an abundant life?

Have you ever considered what it means to have an abundant life?

What is abundant living for you?

As I mentioned at the beginning of 2020, I wanted to change up the content on the blog as I wanted to focus more on holistic health. I believe that when you are nourishing yourself in all areas of your life, your health feels like its at its prime.

When you are taking the time to truly nourish yourself mentally, emotionally, spiritually, you begin to gain a deeper glimpse of who you truly are.

Additionally, I am in my own abundant living journey and I look forward to sharing principles, skills, and practices to help you live out your own abundance.

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Abundant Living, Featured Category

Begin

January 3, 2020
white mug with black coffee saying begin

Begin…

Begin One Thing…

Wishing all my readers a very happy new year! I am so happy to be with you again! I look forward to sharing many topics with you this year to help you curate joyful and abundant lives for yourselves and your families.

As we move through this year, I’ll be transitioning the blog in small ways to zero in building faithful and abundant lives for black women and women of color. I want to empower you all to create strategies, develop skills, and consistent practices to build abundant and successful lives for yourselves.

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Abundant Living, Featured Category, Mental Health

5 Ways to Practice Gratitude

November 21, 2019

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 Currently, how do you practice gratitude? Today, I want to discuss 5 ways to practice gratitude in our lives. I believe that gratitude is a skill that we all must cultivate.

Consequently, cultivating gratitude allows us to strengthen our mindset, boost self-esteem, build healthier relationships, and develop stronger boundaries.

In the US, Thanksgiving is celebrated the last Thursday of November. During the month of November, most people focus on things they are grateful for and may consider ways they can show gratitude to others.

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