"I feel like a grown woman, now," I told my girls on my most recent birthday, "Ain't nobody got time for that!"
An indicator of self-respect is one's ability to say "no" when needed. It's only the 16th day of the new year, but it seems as though 2014 will teach me how to say that two-letter word.
Some years ask questions, while some others provide answers. For me, 2013 posed a lot of questions: Do I like my current career? Should I change careers? Am I happy where I am in life right now? Or shall I change that too? Why am I no longer friends with someone I used to be… Continue reading My 100th Post: 2013 Year In Review
Ain't he cute? He answers to the name of Olubankole Wellington. But I call him Banky W. He is a Nigerian R&B artist. He has a beautiful voice and impeccable dance moves too. Don't believe me? See for yourself: Jasi - Banky W Yes/No - Banky W Feeling It - Banky W Omoge Too Much… Continue reading The “Other” Boyfriend
I was 9 years old when CrazySexyCool hit stores in 1995. For a little girl with aspirations of being a singer, TLC had a major influence on me. I'd watch MTV while singing their songs at the top of my lungs. One day during a sleepover with my closest friends, we dressed in baggy jeans… Continue reading CrazySexyCool: The Positive Thinking Tip
According to the life goals that I set for myself at the age of 16 years old, I am a drastic failure. I should be married with one child; have a PhD in clinical psychology; have my own mental health practice; make $85k per year; and drive a Mercedes-Benz. My life at 28 is nowhere… Continue reading 5 Lies Every Twentysomething Needs to Stop Believing
Did You Read My Blog? Prior to starting Scribbles & Tostitos, I started another blog called YaaYaaWrites. Call it an introduction, if you will, to the world of blogging. I was ecstatic and proud of my hard work. I e-mailed the link to close friends and relatives and anxiously waited for feedback. [Cue the sound… Continue reading Did You Read My Blog? & Other Questions I Won’t Ask You
“I have missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the game winning shot, and I missed. I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” - Michael Jordan
Love note from my BEST friend
Contact: Daniel Epstein, Founder, Unreasonable at Sea & Unreasonable Institute+1 (312) 505-2247, http://www.unreasonableatsea.com, firstname.lastname@example.org For Immediate Release: UNREASONABLE ENOUGH TO CHANGE THE WORLD By: Kobi Ansong (Kobi.Ansong@gmail.com) Atlanta, Georgia – June 2, 2012 – Take a group of brilliant tech entrepreneurs and world-class mentors, throw them on the world’s fastest cruise liner, and circumnavigate the globe. Sound unreasonable? Good. In… Continue reading Unreasonable Enough to Change the World