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Everyday I Live in Fear

“Homo sum, humani nil a me alienum puto. I am a human being, nothing human can be alien to me.” ~ Maya Angelou Every day I live in fear for two main reasons that are separate but not mutually exclusive. I’m gay, and I’m black in America. Some homophobic person could physically attack me for being […]

Try Harder

I believe people are doing you a disservice in your career when they tell you to expect what is historically standard. Does that mean I shouldn’t want more for myself? Everyday there are people breaking new ground and defying the norms and expectations set for them. Is this person telling me that I can’t be one of them?

I Didn’t Want to Go Back to New York

Standing with my friends in Atlanta, I didn’t know what happened to the last six months of my life. It seems like I was just here, but in reality, everything had changed in these past months, which seem like longer. I looked at them contemplating never going back to New York, because my body was […]

Wake-Up Call Wednesday: Your Story

“It takes work to show up for your own story and show up for the dream and vision you have for yourself. Or even to have the courage to have those visions and dreams… The people that I like to be around are people who are willing to do the work and be self-reflective and […]

Flirty Friday: Learn A Secret

“Flirty Friday” – Friday dating and relationship inspiration as you head into the weekend. “I know something about loving people who aren’t smart enough to want to be loved back. I learned a secret that I can tell you. They don’t deserve it.” – Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren, Orange Is The New Black Be bold […]

Wake-Up Call Wednesday: Lying to Yourself

Wake-Up Call Wednesday! “If others say one thing, but do another, you are lying to yourself if you don’t listen to their actions.” – Don Miguel Ruiz, The Four Agreements The Third Agreement – Don’t Take Anything Personally _______________________________________________________ I hope you enjoyed this post! Be bold and comment or interact with me  on Twitter (@ATouchofBold) or […]

No Yellow Brick Road

As I look at my fellow public relations graduates and friends, I have to ask, Does everyone seem to know what they’re doing next with their career but me? But then, I’m reminded, no. We weren’t promised a yellow brick road when we graduated, but no one warned us the streets were so tough against […]

Tears Start Streaming

I remember my mom dropping me off at college, eager to grasp on to any extra minute with me before this truly new chapter of my life enclosed me. Here on the last school night of my college career tears don’t fall but do come forward. Memories have been ascertained, and I’m stronger for the […]

The Friday Five

People will naysay or try to warn you about how difficult it is to pursue opportunities. But above all, persevere and act with bold intentions. Don’t let others’ experiences define your journey. “It doesn’t matter who you are or where you came from. The ability to triumph begins with you. Always.” – Oprah _______________________________________________________ I hope you […]

Too Tired, Too Sleepy Or Hungover

She never wants someone to remember her as the one who was too tired, too sleepy or even hungover. Last night Miss America 2014 Nina Davulri mentioned being told some people will only meet Miss America once in their life. Nina realized she would be that Miss America for some people. We only meet some people once in […]