Positivity VS Happiness — Are They One And The Same?

Accepting Positivity And Happiness As Separate Entities While scrolling Instagram a few days ago, I ran across the meme posted above, and it really hit home for me. “Staying positive doesn’t mean that you have to be happy all the time“. Well, that’s a relief. If being positive meant always being happy, then I’ve failedContinue reading “Positivity VS Happiness — Are They One And The Same?”

Not Feeling Guilty About Our Guilty Pleasures.

Embracing Your Interests And Curiosities I’m sure that we all have a few oddities that contributes to the people that we are–perhaps, some interests or hobbies that do not reflect our cultures or outer selves. To avoid criticisms and judgements from those who may not understand our unusual interests, we might choose to enjoy ourContinue reading “Not Feeling Guilty About Our Guilty Pleasures.”

Turning The Holiday Blues Into Holiday Yellows!

Don’t Let The Holidays Get You Down Yellow is my favorite color because it’s such a happy color. The sun and it’s rays are yellow, and so are sunflowers. Regardless of how bad things become, the sun and or sunflowers make(s) me feel better. In fact, the face almost forms a smile when the wordContinue reading “Turning The Holiday Blues Into Holiday Yellows!”

Returning To The Good Vibes Zone

A Short Story About Brandi Badd Ass A while back, I was having trouble staying in balance. Suddenly, I started losing weight. I wasn’t trying to, and I had been eating as much as I usually do. Within a few weeks I had lost nearly twenty pounds; I was barely 100 pounds. I would alsoContinue reading “Returning To The Good Vibes Zone”

Jealousy: A Useful Tool

Making Your Own Envy Work For You The mirror can be a far more deadly weapon than a gun or a knife. It can be dangerous because it not only shows us who we are, but also, who we are not. A lot of times our own mirror images does not add up to whoContinue reading “Jealousy: A Useful Tool”

When You Become Bored…

Changing Your Mind Is Fine I’m not sure how many of you visit the Afrologik website, or if most of you read it via email. For those of you who do visit the website, you’ve noticed that I’ve changed some things. Well, actually, I’ve changed everything except the content. Why, you ask? Because I becameContinue reading “When You Become Bored…”

Plan “A” Is All That You Need

10 Reasons Why A “Plan B” Isn’t Necessary “Plan B“, “Alternate Strategy”, “Back Up Plans” are all very practical and safe reasonings. After all, we have all been conditioned to think with the logic of the cliche “Plan A is always have a ‘Plan B’”. We all feel much safer knowing that we have several systems inContinue reading “Plan “A” Is All That You Need”

It’s Really Not That Serious…

How To NOT Take Yourself Too Seriously If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times–ADULTING SUCKS! It’s overly consumed with responsibility and accountability–two things that have never been associated with fun. Even when we get a chance to let go for a while, we eventually have to remind ourselves of things like:Continue reading “It’s Really Not That Serious…”

Feeling Good About YOU!

Loving Your Flaws When Others Do Not “If you’ve not been criticized, booed, jeered, or such; it’s not because you have no flaws, but because you don’t count so much” ~Danny Thomas I fell in love with that poem when I heard Danny Thomas say it at the end of a Dean Martin’s Celebrity RoastContinue reading “Feeling Good About YOU!”

Are You Blocking Your Own Happiness?

Finding Happiness Within Yourself 2015 was a terrible year for me. Anything that could go wrong, did; from very minor things to very major things. Some things seemed to go wrong simply for the sake of going wrong. In fact, whenever I think back to that year, the sentence that comes to mind is: “ThatContinue reading “Are You Blocking Your Own Happiness?”