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
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 also … Continue reading Returning To The Good Vibes Zone
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 who … Continue reading Jealousy: A Useful Tool
How To Handle Introductions To Unpleasant People Have you ever met someone that you instantly did not like? I’m sure that at some point we have all experienced this. It's not always a bad thing. I had an experience a few years ago where I was invited to a friends house and when I arrived, … Continue reading I Know We Just Met, But I Don’t Think I Like You
Giving Your Audience Something To Think About Building a blog is hard and sometimes disheartening work. I suppose this could be said of any goal that a person sets for themselves. It takes time, hard work, tough skin, strength, endurance, and perchance the hardest of them all-- it takes patience, and lots of it! At … Continue reading No Idea’s Original… But C’Mon Man!!!
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 became … Continue reading When You Become Bored…
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 in … Continue reading Plan “A” Is All That You Need
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 Roast … Continue reading Feeling Good About YOU!
2 Steps To Not Giving A Shit I know that the title is more pungent than usual, but that was the softest word that I could use to articulate my point. I suppose that I could have said something like, "Saying That You Don't Care, And Then Not Caring", but that really does not illustrate … Continue reading Saying, “I Don’t Give A Shit”, And Then Actually Not Giving A Shit!
The Art of Checking Yourself Do you ever wonder why it seems that wherever you go and whatever you do, you tend to meet the same types of people? If you are constantly being aligned with good people, then meeting good people is your expectation and the universe is meeting your expectation in a good … Continue reading You Are What You Attract