Inspirational Jam: “Gotta Have It”-Alex Vaughn

“Will you make the sacrifice when you don’t wanna so you can live in paradise like you wanna? But you gotta put that work in if you’re gonna…” A few weeks ago, I went to a concert to see one of my favorite rising singers, Janine. My fellow Prince George’s County, Maryland native Alex Vaughn…

Words of Wisdom: “There’s No Win in the Quick Route”-Kevin Hart

This Words of Wisdom video from Kevin Hart is a reminder that there are no quick paths to accomplishing your goals. In this clip, Kevin shares a funny but true story about how desperate times in community college almost led him to be a stripper for money. He was about to go all-in until someone…

“Don’t Hate-Like Their Trip”: The Steps To Getting Past Jealousy and Comparison

I’m going to get super honest and vulnerable with this long post and I hope others feel me on it. I may get judged because I run a “positive, inspirational site,” but the name has always been Imperfectly B. And, honestly and imperfectly, here’s one of several problems I have: I struggle with comparison and…

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Words of Wisdom: “Upgrade Your Friends”-Steve Harvey

I felt this Words of Wisdom clip from Steve Harvey way down in my spirit. I hope it gives any of y'all the confirmation you need about any so-called "friends." In this video, Steve reminds us that the word "friend" isn't to be thrown around lightly. ANYBODY in your close circle ought to add to…

My Flowers, Please: The Importance Of Showing You Care Before It’s Too Late

Dedicated to the ones I love and lost. It's not really goodbye...I'll see you later. I’ll never forget the last birthday my Nana had on earth. Our family had an informal dinner for her at her house. I was the first to arrive. I had picked up these vintage-style roses to give her, too. Granted,…