Stop Beating That Dead Horse! You've heard the saying, "Don't beat a dead horse", right? It simply means that beating a dead horse will have no effect on said horse -- it will remain dead. Still, humans spend a great deal of their time mercilessly beating a carcass, perhaps, with the intent of bringing it … Continue reading 10 Signs That It’s Time To Let Go
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
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
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…
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!
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: "That … Continue reading Are You Blocking Your Own Happiness?
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