Ilfenesh Hadera

Words of Wisdom: “Be Comfortable With Saying No”-Ilfenesh Hadera

Hoping that these Words of Wisdom from actress Ilfenesh Hadera reach people who have problems with saying yes to everything. The problem with that is that it often causes undue stress and even resentment. In this clip, the actress expressed that she's very selective about what she does with her time. "I have gotten really…

Meagan Good

Words of Wisdom: “What’s For You Is For You”-Meagan Good

Today's Words of Wisdom are from actress Meagan Good and it falls in line perfectly with this comparison demon that a lot of us face regularly. In this clip, Meagan talks about not comparing her journey to other people's and refusing to get upset when her life doesn't go as planned."I've just fixed my mind…

Words of Wisdom: “Sacrifice Is A Prerequisite For Growth”-Inky Johnson

Today's Words of Wisdom comes from motivational speaker Inky Johnson. He's really become a favorite of mine in the past year or so! In this clip from one of his speaking events, Inky talks about how any growth that we want to achieve in our lives is going to take more from us. More sacrifice.…

Taraji P. Henson

Words of Wisdom: “Don’t Live Your Life To Make People Happy”-Taraji P. Henson

Someone I follow on Instagram shared this Words of Wisdom video from Taraji P. Henson. I've seen it previously, but I need this reminder today. In this clip from an interview with Essence, Taraji shares that she doesn't concern herself with attempting to make people happy about who she is and what she does. She…

Mahershala Ali

Words of Wisdom: “Your Efforts Should Be In Alignment With Your Desired Destination”-Mahershala Ali

I needed to see this Words of Wisdom clip this week from actor Mahershala Ali. It's a reminder that I need to focus on what During an interview, Mahershala shared that he wished he had understood the value of time and of putting stronger effort into his goals. He admitted that his effort wasn't always…