The double-consciousness needed to survive as a black man in a professional field whilst maintaining a modicum of sanity is awesome and that is why, though I don't believe that I can break down the system, I will keep fighting to inspire others to join me in its dismantling.
We've all heard the saying that "Winners never quit and quitters never win." If you want to win, take the thought of giving up off the table. That's in love, in life, in the office, in everything. The road gets rough. We get tired. But know not only that you can succeed but that you will.
I just want to live long, avoid health complications that will cause me and my family pain, to look good at the beach, and to let off steam. But switching up the way in which I accomplish that was necessary to my ability to succeed in those goals.
I get my mornings started with a workout at 5:30 almost every day and that can be exhausting. I remember when, in college, I could be up and out until 2, 3 or even 4AM four days a week and still make it to an 8AM class. Now, I get home from work, knock out … Continue reading My Second Bed
If you have the opportunity, make a difference. Don't expect anything from it except that someone somewhere will benefit from it. Tomorrow is not promised so, today, leave a bit of goodness behind for the world to hold on to.
You won't always reach your goals when you set out to. But every minute we're on this earth is another opportunity to get back on track and do what you've been placed here to do.
I'm going to preface this by saying that my taste buds and yours are not the same so I'm not saying don't go get the Unicorn. I'm saying that it is overrated. I'm not big in anything too sweet and, contrary to reports that it was super sweet, as someone sensitive to that, it wasn't. … Continue reading Should You Get the Unicorn?