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Baby Steps

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My philosophy is if you really want to change something, you will. It’s that plain and simple. So if you find yourself constantly complaining about your own life, just remember that you have the power to change it. Perhaps it’s your weight, diet, attitude, career, level of education, relationship status, whatever. If you don’t like it, you can change it. And if you don’t change it, then stop complaining about it because it obviously doesn’t bother you enough to fix it. With that being said, I often think about how

Although I’m a social media junkie, I consider myself a hybrid.  I still call and interact with my friends in real life just as much as I do on social media.  I joined facebook when it was first introduced to my college campus back in 2003.  I have always used it as a communication tool, but now it seems to be a way of life.  Even when you get annoyed with facebook and threaten to deactivate your page, you feel like you are going to miss out on something.  The

I’m no expert on relationships by any means but definitely consider myself experienced in the realm of dating. When I finally landed myself in the most awesome relationship ever, I quickly learned our bond did not occur because the stars were finally in alignment, but because we shared some of the same traits as successful couples. I realized we were not any better or more special than anyone else who found true love. As I talked to friends and family who were either married or in loyal relationships, I developed

Words have Power

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Why do we love to support stupidity?! From terrible music that is literally brain poisoning all the way down to people’s silly antics to get attention. This subject has been brewing on my mind for months after I participated in our local Hip Hop Panel this past summer. The event was put together at the height of racial tension in my hometown where local news stations blamed DJ’s for their racy fliers and “ghetto, dope” crowds who came out and displayed violent and inappropriate behaviors. Without getting into all of

Tribute to my Mother

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Today is my Mother’s Birthday and I wanted to do something great for her. Usually I purchase something extremely nice that I wouldn’t even buy for myself, not to make myself look good, but because I genuinely enjoy making her feel special. But the way my finances are set up right now, my budget is too low. Not sure if I should put my finances on blast, but I’m just like everyone else my age who is a middle-class American with an education, career and no children living paycheck to