Mental Health

You cannot expect others to love you if you do not love yourself. It sounds simple. It really is the root cause of why people have as many problems as they do in this world. They do not express the love that God gave them within themselves.  If we look at why there is such […]

Each day brings a new beginning. It’s a fresh start to possibilities for each of us. What we do with the things that cross our path is exclusively up to us. How we handle the bumps in the road is what defines us as people. There will always be bumps in the road. It is […]

Today’s words of wisdom comes from Dr. Maya Angelou.  Dr. Maya Angelou is one of the most renowned and influential voices of our time. Hailed as a global renaissance woman, Dr. Angelou is a celebrated poet, memoirist, novelist, educator, dramatist, producer, actress, historian, filmmaker, and civil rights activist. Dr. Angelou’s words and actions continue to […]

Recently, I did a book review of Hip Hop Mogul Russell Simmons’ book Super Rich where he explains how Meditation provides him with profound mental moments of stillness as a byproduct of the physical benefits of Yoga.  It has cured him of headaches and has calmed his nerves. Meditation is a mental discipline by which […]

It’s always sad when the next generation of a historical legend falls short of the character of their legacy.  One of Malcolm X’s daughters, Malikah Shabazz, appeared in a Queens court today on charges that she defrauded the 70-year-old widow of one of her father’s former bodyguards. How can Malikah Shabazz rebuild her character?  Let’s […]

It is Monday. The hardest day of the week for many of us. Let’s try this week to make  Monday the hallmark in which we claim all that is good and great in life. This will be the week in which we reign victorious. We claim all these things in the name of the Divine.ake […]

How can you love someone who turns their back on you and still forgive them from the heart?). He calls us back to himself – over and over and over again. Jesus’ story of the father and his two sons (sometimes called the parable of the prodigal son) is the longest parable in the gospels. […]

Furious about an unkind comment? Angry about a social snub? Say a prayer, even if you’re not religious. There have been several different schools of thought on this. When you were little your mother most likely told you to “pray for that child, or this child” Well research is starting to  point in the direction […]

“Duck Behind God, When The Crazy Starts Flying” D (Dodge) U (underdeveloped) C (consciousness) K (kindly) – Iyanla Vanzant Related articles: Affirmation For Today: “I Surround Myself With People And Things That Are Good For Me” Sistah Talk TV Show: Oprah And Iyanla’s ‘Anointed Time’ [VIDEO] Take A Break! Stretch Out Your Neck [VIDEO]

What kind of people do you surround yourself with? Do they want to see you winning? Do you feel supported and loved in your interactions? Now is a time of collective elevation. We cannot do it alone. Within us all is the potential to be brilliant. Within us all is the existence of brilliance. Surround […]

The Black Celebrity Apprentice cast 2011 include: Star Jones, Lil Jon, LaToya Jackson, Dionne Warwick, NeNe Leakes. They discuss caring about how they want to be perceived and the real goal to raise money for charities to help the community. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Related articles: Can […]

As we reflect on “How To Make Lent 2011 The Best Ever” and  ” ‘Spring’ Into Action” we can also embrace a spiritual cleanse to spring clean our spirits. (Christianity.About.com) has provided 7 tips to learn how to spring clean your spirit. Spiritual Spring Cleaning How to Spring Clean Your Spirit While you’re cleaning out […]