My Response to Dove

This past weekend, the internet was in a rage about Dove and the recent screenshot from a short advertising video that was plastered all over the internet revealing a “black woman turning into a white…

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The best advice I’ve ever received

Do you consider yourself someone who lives a jetsetter lifestyle? Your job sends you across the country, and then you have an engagement in another state, and you’re just racking up frequent flyer points? And…

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My Blogging Story

I’ve been writing online since high school. Probably even middle school if you’re going to include platforms like LiveJournal. I remember writing under an alias that I also used as my AOL screen name. Clearly,…

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Do It with Excellence (audio + video)

Do you know the feeling of being on the brink of something great? I’ve been feeling like that for awhile now so I’ve been pushing to do everything with excellence, even when I may be…

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Why do you need a vision board?

It’s the first week of 2017!  Goal setting. Resolutions. Vision boards. These are the topics of many conversation in the first month of the year. Growing up, I remember the focus being on creating new…

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Real Talk: Life, blogging, and the pursuit of…

When M.Y. was relaunched on 9/9, something that I didn’t want to remove is talking to ya’ll. That’s honestly one of my favorite parts of blogging! So “real talk” posts, are going to be my…

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NYC Grind

  I’ve officially been living in New Jersey for a little over 4 months, and I’d have to say that sometimes I miss the NYC grind. NYC has this way of consuming your energy in…

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Commitment vs. Interest

Do you know what the difference is between commitment vs. interest? Intuitively, I felt like I knew the answer to this question until I recently listened to an episode of the Spartan Up Podcast. The show’s…

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Get Comfortable, Being Uncomfortable [video]

In order to grow, you have to become comfortable with change.  To become comfortable with change, discomfort is inevitable. Get comfortable, being uncomfortable, if you are looking for any type of massive change in your…

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