The Sordid Dynamics of Love: Monogamy vs Non-monogamy

Relationships are complicated entities that are well worth the experience. There’s no doubt that interactions between us conjure up chemical impulses that make us feel good, bad and everything in between. And yes it’s true, sometimes people prefer to share those impulses with more than one person. We’ve been taught that monogamy is pretty cut and dry; you fall in love and spend every day … Continue reading The Sordid Dynamics of Love: Monogamy vs Non-monogamy

Daily Inspiration: Calm Your Thoughts, Heal Your Mind

Transcendental Meditation (TM) is a form of meditation that requires you to sit quietly for 20 minutes twice a day. The technique was developed by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, a spiritual guru who saw the health benefits and pushed to legitimize the practice. In today’s video, people who have put TM into practice speak on how meditating has helped them change the way they respond to … Continue reading Daily Inspiration: Calm Your Thoughts, Heal Your Mind

Daily Inspiration: Live With Less, Experience More

Joe Hawley is a former NFL player that decided to change his life. After selling his home and giving away all his possessions, he bought a van and ventured off the grid. Hawley travels around the 48 states, seeing what this vast country has to offer. In today’s video, he explains what this level of freedom means to him and how liberating it is to … Continue reading Daily Inspiration: Live With Less, Experience More

Daily Inspiration: Learn to Cry, It’s Good For You

Nikki Giovanni is a poet, educator and activist. She has received many awards and honors throughout the years including: several NAACP awards, the Langston Hughes Award and Woman of The Year for several publications. She continues to share her work with the world with her latest collection, A Good Cry: What We Learn From Tears and Laughter is available today. She did an interview with … Continue reading Daily Inspiration: Learn to Cry, It’s Good For You

Daily Inspiration: Wear What You Want

Gabi Fresh is the co-founder of the plus size brand, Premme and is dedicated to spreading body positive awareness for all body types. As a plus size woman, she is sharing her appreciation for all sizes in her collection. She also designed a swimwear collection with Swimsuits For All, which is another company that wants women to be proud of their body in the most … Continue reading Daily Inspiration: Wear What You Want

The Civility of Internet Interaction is Waning

The World Wide Web is turning out to be a angry place. The rise of the internet has birthed something inside people. Comment threads on social media highlight the darkest and contentious thoughts that people have. While in the past, they would just remain thoughts; people seem to be spouting their dislike everywhere. Jobs have been lost and harassment has ensued over things said on … Continue reading The Civility of Internet Interaction is Waning

Daily Inspiration: Woman Combats Cerebral Palsy with Boxing

Cerebral Palsy is a congenital disorder of movement, muscle tone, or posture that occurs from complications: before, during and after birth. CP can span from mild to severe and the quality of life varies from person to person. Kate Farley has CP and has taken up boxing to combat the effects of the disease. She meets with a personal trainer twice a week to train. … Continue reading Daily Inspiration: Woman Combats Cerebral Palsy with Boxing

Daily Inspiration: Don’t Give Up

TD Jakes is the Senior Pastor at The Potters House of Dallas. He is an entrepreneur, producer and New York Times best selling author; most importantly he is known for his motivational outlook on life. His words always resonate with those who are fighting the good fight, and keep pushing to be better people. In today’s video he conveys a message that everyone needs to … Continue reading Daily Inspiration: Don’t Give Up

Self Doubt is Blocking Your Best Self

Through growth, it is easy to see why people become hardened by failure. Society actively works against the psyche of those who are less than perfect. And being human, we get caught up in the hype. Most of us wake up everyday with the best intentions—  ready to start the day and take on the world. Unfortunately, when the end game is survival, the competition … Continue reading Self Doubt is Blocking Your Best Self

Daily Inspiration: Feel Your Feelings

Jenifer Lewis is an actress who started her career off in broadway. In recent years we have seen her movies and on television. She always brings her comedic wit and bright personality where ever she goes. In today’s video she talks about feelings and how much our lives are governed by them. We all connect emotionally first and foremost. It is important to be in … Continue reading Daily Inspiration: Feel Your Feelings

Daily Inspiration: Get Outside and Enjoy Nature

How many hours of your life do you spend indoors? For many people it is almost all of it. Today’s video was created by The Velux Group, a company that manufactures skylights. In this video (which reads almost like a commercial) the narrator explains the transitions we have made from nature to an indoor environment. The downsides of living a life within walls include sickness … Continue reading Daily Inspiration: Get Outside and Enjoy Nature

Daily Inspiration: There is Always More Than Meets the Eye

Donatello Versace is a famed fashion designer for the well known luxury brand, Versace. In a recent interview with Vogue, she was asked 73 questions that shed light on her personality rather than her perceived persona. In the interview, she says the biggest misconception about her is that people think she is unfriendly. That perception was echoed in the Facebook comments on the video, where people … Continue reading Daily Inspiration: There is Always More Than Meets the Eye