Inspirational Jam: “This Ain’t Over”-Alex Newell

"I'm alive...til my last breath's done, I'll run, I'm ready.  Visualize til my kingdom comes..." I needed this song from Alex Newell to pump me up this morning (I've been in a daze all week). This high-energy song is perfect for this week's Inspirational Jam! "This Ain't Over" is about being down for the count, seemingly,…

Inspirational Jam: “Soar”-Christina Aguilera

"It's in your hands...the world is yours. Don't hold back and always know all the answers will unfold..." I needed this Inspirational Jam from Christina Aguilera today! I hope it gives you encouragement to keep pressing on in this crazy thing called life. On "Soar," Christina sings of having the courage to face your own insecurities, whether…

Inspirational Jam: “One Step At A Time”-Jordin Sparks

“You believe and you doubt…you're confused and got it all figured out. Everything that you've always wished for could be yours, should be yours, would be yours. If they only knew…” This Inspirational Jam from Jordin Sparks is for all of those struggling to be patient on the path to their dreams! On Jordin’s throwback…

Inspirational Jam: “Pretty Hurts”-Beyoncé

“Ms. Third Ward…what is your aspiration in life?” “Oh, well my aspiration in life would be…to be happy.” When Beyoncé first released her self-titled album and I listened to “Pretty Hurts,” I got pretty emotional. While I was never a pageant girl like Bey, I had (and still sometimes do) go through intense scrutiny of…

Inspirational Jam: “Can’t Take That Away (Mariah’s Theme)-Mariah Carey

“They can try how to make me feel that I don't matter at all, but I refuse to falter in what I believe or lose faith in my dreams…” This song right here is a throwback near and dear to my heart. Before I was an inspirational writer (or a writer period), Mariah Carey’s track,…