Charge It To The Game

Dating is like one big game. You win some, you lose a lot. You could be Karreuche Tran bad, but heartbreak is inevitable. It is apart of experiencing life, learning that not everyone is going to be the one for you, it is a part of the game. Charging it to the game just means that we take our loses as lessons and we are not discouraged by it and we don't let the negatives, shape our lives and attitudes. 

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To Each, Their Own

I am an opinionist, by the very definition of the word (if that was a real word). I say what I want and rarely apologize for it. I don’t live a life filled with sorry’s, because most of the time I mean what I say and I won’t apologize if someone doesn’t quite understand my view point. That is why, when you state your feelings on situation, it is called an “opinion”. The funniest thing in the world is stating the unpopular opinion on your social media platforms and everyone (people you’ll never meet anywhere) comes for your neck.

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10 Affirmations for 2017

You only two times a year to start over, January 1st and your birthday. Take advantage of those new chapters in your life, if your start wasn’t amazing, you have another opportunity to end it with a bang. In 2016 I was definitely winning, of course I took some L’s but I charged it to the game. Nothing could take away my excitement that I graduated last year, started my career a week later, I experienced love for the first time and as per usual I partied the whole year away. All the set backs were outweighed by all the blessings I received last year. In 2017 I’m only getting better. I set 10 goals for myself, not giving them a time limit…they’re more so where I want to be by the end of 2017.

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Not Your Nigga

I'd be lying if I said that was the first time I heard my non-black friends say the word "nigga", it probably won't be the last either; however, I am not the same Johnelle from high school. I've learned a lot and grown a lot, my perspective of things have changed and to me, in my opinion, the word "nigga" should not be an everyday vocabulary word to anyone who is not African American.

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Playing The Dating Game

The problem these days is we give boyfriend benefits to people we are just dating/entertaining and husband privileges to a whole bunch of half ass boyfriends. We've gotten to comfortable with the dating/talking stage, that we make excuses as to why we don't want to be in an actual relationship. If someone is treating you like you're already their boyfriend, why would you need to be extra and put a title on it? That is how people think these days, but being in a relationship has more value to it than just dating someone. Relationships give you a sense of security, it takes things to another level, it shows that you are committed and willing to be with someone through whatever. 

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