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How to Guard Your Yes (and know when you haven’t been doing it!)

Learning to say no puts you in charge of your time and other resources. I call this practice “guard your yes with your life.” When you’ve learned to guard your yes, you feel a MILLION times better because you’re not as overwhelmed as you once were. Boundaries are essential to your health and happiness. They…

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Self Care: How to Recharge After Dealing With Difficult People

I used to be a magnet for difficult people. The toxic people who are frustrating to everyone. The selfish kind with no type of empathy. The narcissistic kind who try to run smear campaigns on me when I finally get sick of their sh*t. If there is a type of jerk for a person to…

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My New Year’s Resolution Is To Say No

Impulsivity has led me to say yes when I should be saying no. I hate disappointing people, but I have got to learn to say no. That's my resolution for the year. Let me tell you why it should be yours, too. | Black Girl, Lost Keys.

My New Year’s Resolution Is To Say NO This post contains affiliate links to products that I think you won’t want to say no to. 🙂 OK, I’m not a big fan of New Year’s Resolutions. I don’t have a problem with self-improvement in any way, but it should come naturally. I don’t need the…

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ADHD and Weight Loss: Why The Bulge Won’t Budge

There is a link between ADHD and Obesity and you are not the only person struggling with it. Read on to find out what puts you at a higher risk for obesity, and how you can begin working the weight off. This isn't an easy, but you got this! | Black Girl, Lost Keys.

Chubby. Plus-Sized. Big Girl. Big Boned. I could fill a book with all of the descriptors that I have heard to describe a woman with some extra weight. Of all of the things I have discovered about weight loss, the link between ADHD and obesity was one of my favorites ( another was the percentage…

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The Ultimate ADHD Guide – 10 Steps To Master Your ADHD

Have you ever been to jail? Yeah, me neither. But I DO love true crime, and I make it a point to watch a lot of prison shows, like Orange is the New Black. One of the funniest moments in that show is when Piper tells a fellow inmate that she isn’t behaving the way…

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3 Reasons To Reclaim Your Time

“Reclaiming my time” was the shot heard around the world last week. For me, it solidified something I need to proclaim publicly. It’s time to reclaim your time. I’ve adopted Maxine Waters. She doesn’t know it, but she is my spiritual guide, my trusted adviser, and one of my favorite aunties. There is nothing I…

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Women with ADHD: Stop cheating yourselves

Women with ADHDWomen with ADHD this post is for you, my sisters. The first step to solving a problem is always to call it out. We do not have to earn our keep. We get caught up too often in the need to perform instead of being who we are. There are so many things…

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Depression Plays Dirty

This post talks about a rather embarrassing part of mental illness, one that a lot of people hide because society tells them they should be ashamed of it. If you know someone like this, encourage them instead.

Disclaimer: This post talks about a rather embarrassing part of mental illness, one that a lot of people hide because society tells them they should be ashamed of it. If you know someone like this, encourage them instead.? Clinical depression takes away your desire and concern about life. It doesn’t care about niceties like social…

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