Monday, May 16, 2022

Journal Prompt: What's Your Life Purpose and Intentions?


Brown Girl Wisdom: What is your intention for today? Let me break down intention(ality): helps you understand the importance and purpose of your bigger vision and directs your mind and actions to help you achieve it.
Set one intention. My intention for today is self-determination. You have to be determined and audacious to achieve things that you achieve and more. There will be naysayers saying: Who does s/he think she is but you know who you are.
So, how are you going to manifest the vision by taking one small action step to achieve the big picture? How are you going to acknowledge the inner critic and shut it down to move forward in progressing, evolving, and elevating from basic to better?


 

Monday, February 7, 2022

Destigmatizing Mental Health in the Black Community


For this Black History Month, I want to continue to promote wholeness, wellness, and mental health resources. I want us to individually and collectively heal! Please check out these mental health resources that are affordable and accessible to people! From suicide prevention to anger management, let us all help one another heal! Let's destigmatize mental health in our culture and community! Please feel free to share, save, comment, and add more mental health resources in the comment section! AAKOMA Project Inc. (African-American Knowledge Optimized for Mindfully Healthy Adolescents) www.aakomaproject.org Black Emotional and Mental Health (BEAM) www.beam.community www.beam.community/tool-kits-education Black Girls Smile www.blackgirlssmile.org Black Mental Health Alliance www.blackmentalhealth.com Black Mental Wellness www.blackmentalwellness.com Loveland Foundation (an organization that assists in making therapy affordable for Black females) www.thelovelandfoundation.org/loveland-therapy-fund/ Sista Afya Community Mental Wellness www.sistaafya.com

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Fly Girl Financial Wellness


Sis, you should be in a position to not depend on someone’s else money. Use your personal and professional skills to learn how to make your own money, save your money, invest your money, and do for yourself. Stop depending on OPM (Other People’s Money) and stop being in situations where you are being financially abused. Stop allowing people to weaponize you with money. Remember, “God, bless the child that got their own.” -Billie Holiday “She is a hard worker, strong and industrious. She knows the value of everything she makes, and works late into the night.” -Proverbs 31: 17,18 Blog: www.browngirlfromboston.com Books: Manifesting Your Greatness: https://payhip.com/b/B92d Turning Your Passion Into A Paycheck: How to Monetize Your Passion, Strengths, and Gifts: https://payhip.com/b/tJo3 Self-Care for Brown Girls: https://payhip.com/b/E6nA IG & FB: @BrownGirlFromBoston Donate to the channel: Cashapp $DreaCam

Friday, January 14, 2022

Practice Patience in 2022


The World that we know of is no longer! We have transitioned to another dimension of living, thinking, breathing, and coexisting. During transitional moments, we have to practice patience and understand that everything takes time to progress. Blog: www.browngirlfromboston.com Social Media: Brown Girl From Boston on IG and FB Manifest Your Greatness Workbook: https://payhip.com/b/B92d Self-Care for Brown Girls ebook: https://payhip.com/b/E6nA Book Coaching Clarity Session: https://browngirlcoaching.as.me/2022c... Cashapp: $DreaCam

Thursday, January 13, 2022

The 39 and FLY Challenge


I'm giving thanks to God for giving me the greatest blessing of turning 39! I'm a trailblazer, focused, determined, purposeful, holistically, and FLY Black Woman on a mission!
I was just nine, posing in front of my mom's Jetta on Hollingsworth St in Mattapan!
Seriously, I don't take life or my purpose for granted because I have endured challenges, and one of the most significant challenges I navigate daily is living life without my eldest brother. His life got taken away instantly at 19. So when you see me go hard, live life purposefully, smiling, staying sucker-free, accomplishing goals, tapping into my inner G moving with urgency, now you know why! I don't play about my life and purpose! God doesn't play about me either! I don't have room for anyone to rock with me half-heartedly. I got trails to blaze and moves to make!
I know Rakim said, "It ain't where you from; it's where you at." So I like to say where I am from (Mattapan, to be exact) prepared me to be where I'm.
With that being said, I have to thank my family, my ancestors (great-grandparents, grandparents, and Great Aunts and Uncles) for genuinely being my village. I'm an old soul because, as the youngest and only girl, I had to sit with my elders, listen to their wisdom, run errands with them, help them out, and honestly care for them!
Hence, why I am a social worker and educator! The wisdom I heard and applied is a combination of my elders in my family, ancestors, life experiences, school, reading, and researching!
🙏🏾Giving thanks to the past, present, and future sacrifices my parents made from leaving Alabama in 1970 relocating to Boston (Mattapan) to create a dope, challenging, and cultured life for my brothers and me.
My entire ancestral lineage investment is paying off, and I'm genuinely breaking generational curses daily! It's not easy, but I've gracefully accepted the challenge!
🙏🏾Giving thanks for being healthy (mentally, physically, emotionally, spiritually)! I work hard towards my internal and eternal healing daily while helping others do the same!
Much love, light, gratitude, and endless blessings,
Drea