How I Ate My Feelings and then Faced My Feelings

Welcome back! The DSF writers took a short hiatus, but we’re back to continue to challenge your thinking, push you to your “better” (whatever that looks like), and advocate for you to be the BEST YOU! Over the past two years I’ve lost close to 60 pounds. While the physical benefits have been fantastic (I […]

Jealousy. Envy. That ugly green monster. (Why is it always described as green?)

Dear Sista Friend, True Life – I get jealous. It isn’t a loud, hateful insecurity that causes rude behavior or meanness, though this behavior definitely did occur at one point in my life. Now (I cannot believe I am admitting this!), I quietly covet lives that aren’t mine and hold on to subtle resentment like […]

Failure Isn’t A Bad Thing

Dear Sista Friend, I’ve failed a lot. Sometimes they were huge, horrible mistakes that affected my personal life. Other times they were just “bumps” in the professional road.  I have been the brunt of excoriating humiliation and embarrassed in front of other co-workers. I have also been called out in meetings and in conference rooms […]