• 3 Reasons to be Celibate | Lady in the Streets

    So I have been thinking about writing about sex and celibacy for awhile now but could never bring myself to do it. I don’t know if it’s because I still struggle with the temptation or if it’s a little too personal. I am a very private person and one thing I rarely ever talk about with people is my sex life. However, God has placed it on my heart to talk about it and my decision to be celibate. Related: I Was Dreading Valentine’s Day…. I decided to be celibate right around the time that I started blogging seriously. At that time I had just gotten out of a two…

  • I Was Dreading Valentine’s Day…..

      Yesterday was my first Valentine’s Day in a few years where I was really single. Like, not expecting to receive anything single. You know how you can be single but you and your boo will have problems if you don’t at least get some flowers and a card? Lol I wasn’t even expecting that. I was truly single and spent the day alone. And I loved every moment of it! Up until two days ago, I was not looking forward to Valentine’s Day and then something just switched. I just felt at peace and decided that I was going to make this one of the best Valentine’s Days I’ve…

  • 14 Day Self Love Challenge

    Wow, today is really the last day of January. I swear time is passing me by and I’m just trying to keep up. Tomorrow is the first day of February, which means that Valentine’s Day is approaching! For those of us without that special someone, this season can be kind of tough. You can’t go into a store without seeing pink and red everything, candy, and stuffed animals. Don’t even get me started with the posts on social media. I actually really do love love and I love seeing other people in love. I think that one of the most important types of love is self-love. So I’ve decided to…

  • 10 Statements that Affirm Who You Are & Whose You Are

    Occasionally I find myself having doubts about who I am. I’ve noticed that I can be scrolling through social media and comparing myself to other people. After battling depression, I discovered affirmations. Affirmations are short positive statements that help change how you think and the way you view your situations. Some of my favorite affirmations come from happyblackwoman.com. The ones that I like to say the most are “I am calm in the face of conflict. I brush annoyances off quickly and easily. I agree to disagree. I am bigger than that!” and “I release my need to compare myself to others. I judge myself by my own standards of…