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 to say, ‘What’s for me is for me and no one can take it from me. And what’s for someone else is for someone else,” she shared.  Continue reading “Words of Wisdom: “What’s For You Is For You”-Meagan Good”

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. More discipline. More drive. More commitment. It’s going to take the sacrifice of the old person that you were. 

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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 remains who she is instead of trying to change up to impress others. “I live my truth. If you don’t see that, then you don’t love me anyway,” she shrugged. “I don’t waste time trying to get you over here on my side.” Continue reading “Words of Wisdom: “Don’t Live Your Life To Make People Happy”-Taraji P. Henson”

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 in line with what he wanted to do. Instead, he focused on chasing girls and chilling. Continue reading “Words of Wisdom: “Your Efforts Should Be In Alignment With Your Desired Destination”-Mahershala Ali”

Words of Wisdom: “Stretch Into Your Purpose”-LeToya Luckett

I found this old Words of Wisdom video from singer LeToya Luckett a while back. For me, now is the perfect time to share.

In the Instagram videos below, LeToya discussed how we all have to be okay with stretching outside of our comfort zones in order to achieve our purposes in life. Higher heights require serious change. “Find peace in change. Find joy in it. And understand that everyone around you might not understand it. They might not like it, but that’s what comes with growth,” LeToya shared. Continue reading “Words of Wisdom: “Stretch Into Your Purpose”-LeToya Luckett”