I had a Facebook memory pop up the other day. It was a picture of me during the last orientation that I’d worked as a full-time professional in higher education. I found myself “feeling some kind of way” remembering that time of my life. I recalled not knowing if I was making the right decision […]
Are you doing what’s best for you? Wait… Let me ask that question differently. Are you doing what’s best for you so as long as it doesn’t bother, disappoint, or upset anybody else? When we think about doing what’s best for us, we must truly do the things that are going to make us happy […]
When you think of the word champion, you often associate it with someone who wins, a person that’s a fighter, to come out on top. So, then, as a first-generation scholar or professional… what does it for you to be a champion?
Are you looking for answers that are already there? Are you looking for signs that have clearly been present, but because they are not what you want to see, you haven’t given them more attention?
Finding oneself at a crossroad is one thing, but knowing exactly which way to go once there is another. Since our last chat, Dr. T’Airra Belcher has experienced a number of major life changes. We’re excited to have her back with us to chat a bit about what to do when faced with making significant […]
Do you see your life, the work that you do, and the way that you live as your ministry? Have you ever given much thought to your steps being ordered and all you have to do is lean in? The interesting thing about life is that what we believe is usually what we see unfolding […]
When you’re faced with a difficult situation, exactly what do you do? So often we find ourselves having to make tough decisions, navigating new territory, or simply trying to make sense of what’s next for us. Here’s a bit of perspective to carry with you as you continue to navigate this journey called life.
To be assertive, we’ve got to overcome our fear of not being liked and realize it’s about protecting our peace. Being assertive can feel icky for some of us. We’d like to think that it’s because we’re so used to being nice but the truth of the matter is that being assertive doesn’t mean we […]
We all want to live our best lives; we all want to do the things we enjoy and be around the people we love. However, when work, school, family, and bills come into play, living our best lives is thrown out the door. Now instead of living, we’re surviving. But here’s the thing; if you […]
More ways to listen: Apple Podcasts, YouTube, Spotify, GooglePlay. As a first-gen, you’ve probably heard that the key to success in life is saying “YES” to opportunities. Be enthusiastic and take on as many opportunities as you possibly can. You never know; one of those ‘yeses’ might change your life. I know I operated from such a mindset because […]