The Difficult Side of Being Yourself

 You Think It's Hard To Fit In? Try NOT Fitting In... I've accepted, talked about, and have damn near bragged about being nonconformist. I've described how liberating it is to not be bound by the chains of society, peers, or even fashion. I've shared how cool it is to love who you are and do … Continue reading The Difficult Side of Being Yourself

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Don’t Accept Your Own Madness!

Stop Making Excuses. Start Making Progress! I was chatting with a friend the other day, and she was telling me about some things that she has endured in her life. Things that, perhaps, shaped her into the person that she is today. Most of these things were not positive, and in turn, the negativity that … Continue reading Don’t Accept Your Own Madness!

Shut Up, Sometimes

How To Respond To Other Peoples Situations I really enjoy writing Afrologik. From it's inception, I've grown with each article, and, according to the feedback that I get, so have my readers! I am extremely grateful for that, because growth, has always been the purpose of this blog -- we all grow together, and I … Continue reading Shut Up, Sometimes

Tough People: Not So Tough

Letting Your Guard Down And Taking Risks I'm sure that we all have known at least one person in our lives whose heart could not be penetrated. Try as we may, we just couldn't love them into accepting love. I'm not speaking of romantic love (well, not exclusively romantic love), but all kinds of love … Continue reading Tough People: Not So Tough

Taking Care of Your “Right Now’s”

Allowing Yourself To Be Vulnerable In my quest for some level of mental stability, I sometimes find myself quite angry, which usually leads to sadness. This is no good because I really do work hard to stay in the good vibes zone, but how can I stay in the zone when I have trouble finding … Continue reading Taking Care of Your “Right Now’s”

Darkness, Static, & Light

Staying In The Game The day that I learned about the particulars of Borderline Personality Disorder was one of the hardest days that I've had to endure thus far. The first thing that came to mind was: "Most likely, I once had a chance at being great at something. Everything that I have done, been … Continue reading Darkness, Static, & Light