How To Become Less Whack!

De-Whackifying Oneself My brother, Brandon, and I were chatting the other day, about how we really are not comfortable with giving advice to others. We both agreed that there are a lot of pros and cons attached to advising people, such as: sometimes, even good advice can be misinterpreted, and also, humans tend to become … Continue reading How To Become Less Whack!

Go Ahead, Contradict Yourself!

Changing Your Mind Is Not A Crime! I've got a strong dislike for the word "contradiction", because it's very limiting.  It lends to the idea that one must be, tomorrow, who they are today -- and thats BS! That kind of thinking (or lack thereof), leaves no room for growth.  And, when used on a … Continue reading Go Ahead, Contradict Yourself!

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 also … Continue 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 who … Continue reading Jealousy: A Useful Tool

I Know We Just Met, But I Don’t Think I Like You

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

No Idea’s Original… But C’Mon Man!!!

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!!!

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 became … Continue 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 in … Continue 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 Roast … Continue reading Feeling Good About YOU!