Self Love

self care for black women

You’re Beautiful, Inside & Out. Don’t Let Anyone Tell You Different

Hello beautifuls! Yes, you sista girl. You are beautiful, inside and out. Don’t let anyone tell you different. You see, there was a time when I struggled...
black women and yoga

How Yoga Helped Me Regain Self-Confidence

Everyone who knows me well can easily see that I’m always thinking. Analyzing. Predicting. Wondering. Stressing. For a long time I begged my soul to...
how to love myself more

love YOU better

Ilove Love. I love writing about it.  I love talking about it. I love reading about it. I love songs about it. I love being...
stop worrying

6 Ways to Worry Less & Live More

A few days ago, I found myself thinking about the younger me. The younger me whose cares were few and her bouts of troubles...
living in my purpose

How I Found Out That Purpose Has My Back

My back had been hurting for a couple of days and I couldn’t quite figure out why. And, I’m not talking about a little achy...
love myself doing fine

“I’m Doing Fine”: 5 Things To Remember When You Really Aren’t

As a therapist who counsels people with mental health disorders and addiction issues, I have come to the conclusion that the most over-utilized word...
my new mantra

Why My New Mantra is: “Forward Ever, Backwards Never”

"Elephant thinking” is a business concept that illustrates the conditioning of the human mind to remain stagnant and content in undesirable circumstances. In various versions...
Just Be Nia Magazine for Black women

Just Be

Today I went to a therapist. It was the scariest thing ever. I had done it once before in college. At the time, I did...

Our Purpose, Our Plan

Don't Miss This

Don’t Back Down When God Gives You Everything You’ve Prayed For

This year I’ve learned that sometimes when we whisper our prayers, we pray for what we believe we need. I speak things into the universe...

Insecure No More

When I think about my past, one of the things I would never have called myself was insecure. I had a diverse peer group. I...

When Love Fails and You Prevail: 5 Steps to Gracefully Become...

Iwas 20 years old when I got married to who I thought was the perfect guy. I diligently saved myself for marriage. I was a...