Inspirational Jam: “Today”-August Alsina

“No choice, I gotta find a way…I’m on the grind, 365, got no time to waste…”

This song from August Alsina is serious motivation for me so I wanted to share it as today’s Inspirational Jam!

On “Today,” August sings about the urgency of his grind and that he has no time to waste out here. He’s not just working for himself. He also has the nieces that he’s now raising himself in mind. Having a “why” outside of yourself pushes you to go further and do more. 

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Words of Wisdom: “Don’t Let Opinions Influence How You Think About Yourself”-Jennifer Lopez

It’s hard to work towards your goals but it’s even harder when you have negative people telling you what you can’t do. That venom can take even the strongest person down. Hopefully, these Words of Wisdom from Jennifer Lopez will keep you pushing through.

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B Authentic

(THIS POST IS A PART OF MY “B” SERIES WHICH I’LL DELIVER ONCE A MONTH!
CONTINUE TO B KIND. B SILLY. B INSPIRED. B IMPERFECT.)

If you’ve been reading my words and watching my thoughts on YouTube or Instagram, you know that I’m pretty open and honest about the mistakes I’ve made and the lessons I’ve learned. Why? Because I really want other people to not do the same crazy mess! I want us all to be the best that we can be. 

So this “B” post is timely because I’ve been being more consistent and disciplined with building my “brand” online, figuring out what I want to put forth and what separates me from the pack. It’s hard sometimes because you feel like you have to be like some of the other influencers out there in order to get any traction. That took me back to years past.

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#MondayMotivation

This #MondayMotivation quote from late long-distance runner Steve Prefontaine is one that is very timely for me in my life right now. I hope that it encourages you to step beyond what you know and go after something even greater.

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Inspirational Jam: “Blessed Up”-Wande

“I’ve been blessed up. I’ve been broke down. Gotta catch up…gotta shine now. Running faster…I can’t slow down…”

Today’s Inspirational Jam comes from Christian hip hop artist Wande, an artist I just started listening to this week.

On her track, “Blessed Up,” Wande acknowledges her many blessings in life but also that they came with a whole lot of prayer and work. She also encourages listeners to persevere in the pursuit of their dreams.

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