Self-Care Suggestions

Pray for yourself. Be still. We all have a billions things to do every day, but you need to take some time breath, and be still. Love you. Look in the mirror and remind yourself of how much you love you and mean it Enjoy your day no matter what happens determine that you will find joy in your day Be happy with who you are. Don’t compare yourself to others, you are the best you Define your relationship with God (or your higher being of choice) don’t allow someone else to tell you what it should be Cherish those … Continue reading Self-Care Suggestions

Mom Take Care of Mom- Permission Granted

(Featuring Jayda Nix, confident, bold, young woman who is to go into the field of medicine, a junior in high school currently working with me as a mentoree in my office.) Do you believe your mom takes good care of herself? I believe my mom takes good care of herself. Would you think your mom was selfish if she took time to do or buy something just for her, even if you wanted something for yourself? No, being my mother’s only child she always has put me first. Now that I am older and can buy things for myself, my … Continue reading Mom Take Care of Mom- Permission Granted

Being Nanekia: Refreshed & Renewed

This month I’ve been focusing a lot on self-care. It’s something I wouldn’t normally embrace as I live and breathe for my family (at least that’s what they like to think.)  I have noticed though that I do need to take better care of myself physically, mentally, emotionally, financially, and spiritually.  These are all aspects of my life that when out of alignment cause me a great deal of hurt.  Why would I ever want to hurt myself when I could just make a plan to take better care of me?  So for this installment of Being Nanekia, taking care … Continue reading Being Nanekia: Refreshed & Renewed

Psalms 37

For this week’s hot tip I’m keeping it simple.  We’ve been given a great book for our lives to help guide us.  Allow this scripture to help you.   Psalm 37[a] Of David. 1 Do not fret because of those who are evil or be envious of those who do wrong; 2 for like the grass they will soon wither, like green plants they will soon die away. 3 Trust in the LORD and do good; dwell in the land and enjoy safe pasture. 4 Take delight in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart. … Continue reading Psalms 37

What Do You Believe?

This article features Morgan (14), we discuss how her faith has helped her.     Can you define what having faith means to you?   Faith to me means that you believe in someone or something else outside yourself.   What helped form your faith?   My God and family helped me form my faith.     Do you feel as though you can freely express your faith with friends? With family?   Yes, I believe I am confident in my faith and that people should know that and see that confidence.   When you are in a bad situation … Continue reading What Do You Believe?