Month: September 2018

Motivational Monday: Waiting for your time to Shine

Good morning on this motivational Monday! I hope all had a wonderful weekend and will have a great week.

I truly believe that we can Win, and be successful. We do, though, reach our personal success at different times and in different ways. Some are born with resources while others have to network to get through the door. I believe that our circumstances build our character. While we are busy working towards our goals, waiting for it to come into fruition is hard. Friends, we control 2 things while we wait: 1) how we wait and 2) whom we become during the process.

How we wait is important because it’s truly the “make it or break it” for our ambitions. If we have negative thoughts because what we want didn’t happen yet, we can start to believe that it just might not and give up. Friends, we can’t do that. If it takes daily affirmations, vision boards, praying, support groups of like-minded individuals, please do it. The last thing you want is to have regrets because you were too impatient.

Who we become during the process is important as well. We can become that person who held tight to their dreams and worked hard for them to become a reality or a person who watches others make moves and remain in a fantasy world. This is a challenge because Life happens so it’s easy to strike out to curve balls. This does not make you less of a great person, but it does set the tone for your future.

Giving up is easy because the responsibility is off of our shoulders. However, being persistent and Not giving up is Courageous.

I hope this post finds you well, and can aid in the process of what you are trying to accomplish.

Thanks for reading!

Nicole Cherise ♥️

When feuding, What’s considered below the belt?

Hey guys!

This is always a topic of discussion when you have people who are arguing/feuding. I haven’t been in too many encounters where I’m at the blows with someone but I always had the attitude that you can say whatever you want about me but leave my family out of it.

I think that’s why I never liked “yo mama” jokes because I wasn’t having it. Is it suppose to be all fun? Yes. However, I’ve always felt some jokes had truth to it so in efforts to not unleash my temper, I decided I wasn’t going to participate in that lol 🤷🏾‍♀️.

Now, I know for some, they can ignore words about their family but have an issue if you disrespect their manhood/womanhood or their money. I agree those are below the belt references as well. Then again, you have some that do not care. They believe that nothing is off limits when going for the attack against you.

What are your thoughts friends? What do you consider below the belt or things that are off limits when you are fighting? Now this doesn’t only mean against an enemy, but this can be heated discussions with a significant other, friends, family, co-workers etc.. Let me know 🙃☺️

Thank you for reading!

Nicole Cherise ♥️

Where is the love?-Sometimes the bees in your life don’t deserve honey!

I know we have heard the phrase, “you attract more bees with honey than vinegar”. I actually live by this, Most of the time. The issue that presents itself is that my kindness and sweet gestures are often taken for granted. Some people just are takers and it doesn’t matter if you give them your last cent, they will continue to demand more of you.

I’m slowly but surely learning that folks are undeserving of my kindness, time and patience. So, I will continue to be me but with better discernment.

Friends, do you ever feel this way? How do you handle it? Let me know below!

Thanks for reading!

Nicole Cherise ♥️