So, my first known talent was singing. I discovered I had a voice long before I discovered my gift with words. And for a while I loved the craft. Like other young black girls born in the 80s - EnVogue was my EVERYTHANG so I obviously wanted to be like them. I even created a … Continue reading ….#throwbackthursday to the days I used to sing.
For a long time, I had no idea I was suffering mentally/emotionally. I saw nothing in my personality that made me any different than the people I encountered every day. I assumed irritation and anger were normal parts of dealing with life. Having days and weeks where you felt down in the dumps was also … Continue reading When “Normal” is Wounded: Recognizing When Your Trauma is Controlling Your Life. #TristaDaniell
So many folk walking around thinking the pain hasn't changed them. Believing it doesn't influence current relationships, behaviors, habits, beliefs - ALL OF IT. There isn't a thing in your life your trauma has not touched. It molds you, it shapes you, it changes you and that change can be for the worst - IF … Continue reading YO PAIN? YO PROBLEM! #TristaDaniell
Folk love to use God to throw shade - as if that makes it any less shady. It doesn't. We enjoy making ourselves the saints and everyone around us the sinners. It's never our fault. When things go bad, we immediately look without to find the problem, rarely - if ever - within. Have you … Continue reading Throwing Shade for Jesus 🙄 #TristaDaniell
FEEDBACK REQUESTED: Below are my topics for my upcoming podcast, Sis & Sip. Would you tune in (targeting black women, 25 - 45 years)? I AM CURRENTLY SEEKING GUEST SPEAKERS with expertise in: Financial planning, wealth building, mental health/counseling, women's health, and spiritual issues (varying religious understand but primarily well versed in various forms of … Continue reading Sis & Sip Podcast Seeking Guest Speakers!
If we (the Black community) understood the value of working together and supporting one another we'd be much further ahead. But nooooo, instead of joining together- we all gotta shine. Instead of investing our money to build a business that can compete everybody gotta have they own hustle. You and 99 of your friends selling … Continue reading Supporting #BlackBusiness [Do Better! ESPECIALLY IF YOU ARE AFRICAN AMERICAN].
We were placed here for a purpose, but we have been misled to believe WE are the purpose. Everyone here is for everyone else - WE are ONE. When we separate ourselves from the whole, we begin to operate from our egos which is narcissistic and completely uninterested in anything that doesn't benefit self. We … Continue reading A Simple Truth – Ego. #TristaDaniell