Tag: #courage

KIND WORDS MET WITH REJECTION: WHY ONES’ POSITIVE MENTAL ENERGY IRRITATES OTHERS

“Block out the hate, someone’s listening to the real words.” When riding the subway this morning, a man was speaking what can only be described as his own words of motivation and inspiration. Now granted, we live in New York City, so when someone…

PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS: WHY DO WE FEAR THE PURSUIT

“Race to the finish line of life.” As I have stated before in previous posts, I came to New York City from a small city in the Midwest. Population sat at around 80,000 people and very little diversity. Then after college, I decided to…

MY MONEY, MY RULES: HOW PARENTS USE FINANCES TO DICTATE THEIR CHILDREN’S FUTURE

“Are you a hostage to your parent’s wallet?” Do you or someone you know have a parent that have told them that if you don’t pursue the career endeavor I want, you will not be receiving my financial support? I have heard parents tell this to…

HOOP DREAMS: WHY SPORTS IS THE TICKET FOR BLACK MALES

“A gone make it!” “With the number one pick, of the NBA/NFL draft, the ________ select _______ of the University of ________.” These are the words young boys dream of hearing as we prepare to walk that stage, receiving that hat from the commissioner….