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Emotional Stagnation

Emotional Stagnation- When you’re stagnate in one part of your life, it starts to bleed into other areas. So the key is to correct it be for it ever happens.
Always do and exciting things to never get trapped in that rut.

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America

There are so many things to talk about. But I fear that if I talk about what is really on my mind many people won’t want to read about it. If you haven’t been able to tell, I’m interested in getting justice for every single person who has been done wrong and who continuously gets … Read moreAmerica

An Oldie, But a Goodie

Good Mornting, my Beautiful People!!!! This post may include affiliate links. For more information, read Disclaimer.   There’s a movie I wanted to pull from the archive’s. Not sure if you’ve seen it. If you haven’t, you need too. Claudine It’s a movie made back in 1974, about an African American woman who has six … Read moreAn Oldie, But a Goodie

That’s the way love goes

Good Morning!!!  I was out with my boyfriend the other day, and I was just watching the way some men treat their women. I say some because I know everyone isn’t like the type of man I’m about to describe; my boyfriend’s sure not. And men if you’re like this, don’t be ashamed. There’s always … Read moreThat’s the way love goes

Series Review: When They See Us

It wouldn’t be me if I didn’t write about this. This is something you wouldn’t want to put your worst enemy through, let alone yourself.
Please read and I hope you also decide to watch the series. Time well spent, if you like series about the truth.
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My 6 Steps to Success

There are only 3 days left!!! Where are my manners? Good Morning, My Beautiful People!! Hope all is well. As you see, I’m more than happy that school is going to be out in the next three days. To add to that I don’t have any children. So I can take this opportunity to focus … Read moreMy 6 Steps to Success

COMING SOON

Hope all is well. I know this post is a little late. I wasn’t sure what I wanted to write about today. I had a couple things in mind, but couldn’t make up my mind. It was either going to be; Why are good men being put on child support? Was Jesus real? Why or … Read moreCOMING SOON

War on Women

There are somethings we just don’t have control over. And miscarriage is one in many causes.
Stop trying to have control over something that isn’t yours.
If you like this post or found it interesting please LIKE, SHARE, and COMMENT.
Have a beautiful day!!!!

Not Feeling It

Hope everyone is doing better than me this morning. I’m just gonna say it…… I’m not feeling it. I don’t feel like being in anyone’s face today. I really just want school to be over. I’m thankful for the job. I have to keep saying that, because I know how easy it is for your … Read moreNot Feeling It

LIFE

Have you ever experienced a point in life where you felt stuck? I’ve been feeling like this ever since February 20th, 2019 (the day I lost my job of 15yrs). Truthfully, it’s been longer than that. I thought it was going to be something easy to get over, but it hasn’t been. I have a job … Read moreLIFE

If Loving You is Wrong….

Good Morning There was a little something on my mind…… Why do we allow ourselves’ to endure so much pain? I’m sure most of us know life would be so much more fulfilling if we avoided the unnecessary drama. But I believe what has us coming back; being that glutton for punishment is an emotional … Read moreIf Loving You is Wrong….

Focus is the Ultimate Goal

This post may contain affiliate links. For more info see Disclaimer. If I ask you a few questions will you answer them honestly? Okay, here goes……  If you could picture the best year of your life, what would it look like? (Question from Millionaire Habits by Dean Graziosi) You could answer on here or on … Read moreFocus is the Ultimate Goal

Jekeria a.k.a Jekyll wants to Play

I’m thinking about bringing another segment to the blog. It wouldn’t have anything to do with any of the regular things I talk about. This part of the blog would be for things I want to say, the way I want to say them. I’ll give you an example. I have a really relaxed chill … Read moreJekeria a.k.a Jekyll wants to Play

5 Rules to Live by

This are some of my rules I live by. I’m not perfect. So I admit sometimes it’s a struggle. I believe one day I’ll get the hang of it. Be you, because no one else can  No matter if someone is doing something else or a whole group of people are doing the same thing, … Read more5 Rules to Live by

What is more important? Freedom or Comfort

Goood Morning!!!! Hope all is well. I really want to put you all in a great mood before you start your day. So I figured I would speak a little about freedom and comfort and how sometimes they don’t go hand and hand. As we all know freedom and comfort are different for everyone. You … Read moreWhat is more important? Freedom or Comfort

7 Ways to Destress

This post includes affiliate links. For more information see Disclaimer. Have you ever felt like you want to be positive, but there are so many things that happen to you it makes you want to change your mind? I swear that’s me everyday. There are good days and then I have days when I just … Read more7 Ways to Destress

Mothers Day

This post may include affiliate links. For more information, read Disclaimer. Mothers day is quickly approaching. To be honest, the only reason I remember is do to the constant reminders on TV. I told myself I was going to be ready this year because I wanted to get my mother something good. Like all great … Read moreMothers Day

Under Construction

Gooooood Morning!! This post is going to be different from previous ones. In this one I want to touch on the growth of this site. Which in the near future I hope to make possible. But in order for that to happen, I’m going to need some input from you all. So, please leave loads … Read moreUnder Construction

Easy or Hard. Is it a choice?

So much we go through in life. It has me thinking, “Do we really have to experience half of the things we go through? What do you think?…. Is it necessary for some to have life so hard and others to skate on through it?… Or is how people think of and view their life, … Read moreEasy or Hard. Is it a choice?

Abundant Living

Sometimes there’s nothing you can do but go through it. I’m sure you’ve heard something like this before or something similar to it. I couldn’t tell you how many times I’ve heard this. Why is it people are so quick to tell you, “Just go through it so you can get to the other side?”…. … Read moreAbundant Living

The Extraordinary Mind Package

               There are so many things we all want, but we don’t view it as being obtainable. But the truth is what ever you can vision happening can happen. Not to say that you don’t have to put effort behind it, because no matter what you do, you’re always going to have to put some … Read moreThe Extraordinary Mind Package

Change your mind, Change your Future

Change your mind, Change your future Some people don’t believe it could be that simple… Well it is. All you have to do is start thinking positively and the negative things that loom over you and your life will slowly start to distance themselves form you. I’m sure you’ve heard “Negativity brings more negativity” and … Read moreChange your mind, Change your Future

Here’s To A Different Start

Disclaimer: This post may have a couple of misspells because I’m writing this quickly; On the way to work. I am tired feeling like fear takes over my whole life; believe me, that isn’t an embellishment, that’s the truth. There are things that I’ve always wanted to do; for example: I’ve always wanted to travel … Read moreHere’s To A Different Start

Fat Shaming Reboot

DON’T FOR GET TO CHECK OUT MY NEWLY PUBLISHED BOOK LOYALTY: LOVE, LIES, AND BETRAYAL BY ME; SHADRIEKA FRANKS. AVAILABLE NOW, ON AMAZON. About a week ago I wrote a post titled: Fat shaming in 2019. Really? The post did okay. Some understood where I was coming from and then you had others who believed … Read moreFat Shaming Reboot

Drop the Mic

PLEASE DON’T FORGET TO CHECK OUT MY NEWLY PUBLISHED BOOK LOYALTY: LOVE, LIES, AND BETRAYAL BY ME SHADRIEKA FRANKS. AVAILABLE NOW ON AMAZON.COM Hey y’all, Sorry I’m just posting. But there are somethings that have been a little heavy on my mind. Also I started my new job; and we all know starting a new … Read moreDrop the Mic

Fat Shaming in 2019. Really?

I don’t really know if this is considered news; but recently Future got called out for fat shaming, because he supposedly said ‘No Fatties’ at a club event. To be honest that doesn’t sound like something he would say; but hey, you never know. This in turn caused a plus-size model to be turned away. … Read moreFat Shaming in 2019. Really?

Loyalty. No, not the Book

Loyalty is something not a lot of people know about these days. So many people seem to have an attitude that surrounds themselves. Many times it’s like f*** you, if you can’t give me what I want. I’m sure everyone isn’t like this. But most of the people I run into, aside from my family … Read moreLoyalty. No, not the Book

New Book Cover!!!

THE TIME HAS FINALLY COME! I PUBLISHED MY FIRST BOOK THIS WEEK!!!! I’M SO EXCITED TO FIND OUT WHAT THIS JOURNEY IS GOING TO BRING. I JUST REALIZED THIS IS A STEP CLOSER FOR ME TO BECOME THE ENTREPRENEUR I’VE ALWAYS KNOWN I WAS DESTINED TO BE. Below are possible cover choices I’m debating on. … Read moreNew Book Cover!!!

Rape Culture

*CONTENT MAY NOT BE SUITED FOR ALL READERS* How are you all doing today? I was thinking….. If a woman or man goes out with out proper coverage to their private areas, are they in any way giving consent? I only ask because some people believe women especially, are asking for it if they go … Read moreRape Culture

Dreams of Becoming My Own BOSS

Hey Friends, I know it’s been a little while since I have written something, other than parts for DESIRE. But recently I’ve been consumed with trying to get this book ready and a couple of other things, that come with life. I’m sure becoming a best selling author will happen for me. I just have … Read moreDreams of Becoming My Own BOSS

Check this out at Amazon.com

BOOK AVAILABLE NOW!!!! GO GET YOUR COPY!!! I’m finally a published author y’all!!!! I’m so excited!!!! I thought this day would never come!!! I didn’t realize how hard it was gonna be to let one of my babies go free out into the world. I’m still a little uneasy about it. But, I’m happy that … Read moreCheck this out at Amazon.com

Money V.S Time

Many people probably don’t think about how much time we waste working when we are really put hear to live, have experiences, go through heartache and the high from being in love. We go through life with blinders on, only thinking about material things; some of us anyway. But that isn’t the purpose of life, … Read moreMoney V.S Time

Gay, Straight or Love

I think there is a real problem with people who believe they can change or should change the way someone else lives. I never understood why some people think that because they think it should be that way, it should be that way for everyone. I get there are people out here that don’t like … Read moreGay, Straight or Love

Hurt People

Have you ever thought of some of the things you’ve gone through in this life? How did it make you feel to experience some of the situations you’ve gone through? Would you change any of the choices you made? Also do you sometime ask yourself; ” Why me?”   I have asked myself those questions … Read moreHurt People

Desire: Part 11

“The next morning…… “Good morning, Love. How did you sleep?” Desire almost wanted to pat herself on the back for a job well done. Remembering just a few hours prior she was making him, say her name. She must have tried every trick she ever learned to make him cum. But instead everything she did … Read moreDesire: Part 11

Desire: Part 10

“Desire you really gonna leave me out here like this?!” “I told you if you didn’t have something in your hands for me ,that the door was gonna get slammed in your face! You thought I was playing?!” “Come on, let me in!” She was tired of the games. She didn’t want to admit it, … Read moreDesire: Part 10

Selfless Givers

What is it with people like me?! I don’t get it!! I swear I try to be a giving person but this s*** has got to change. I’ve been taken advantage of by almost everyone that I’ve ever known! I’m just pissed!!! There are no other words to say but that. I just wish people … Read moreSelfless Givers

NEW BOOK COMING SOON!!!

I’m coming out with a book, very soon!!! I can’t wait!!!! I’m so excited!!!This is my first book to publish. I’ve written many but never published them, that is until now. All most a year ago I came out with a post saying that my book was going to be published soon. I thought that … Read moreNEW BOOK COMING SOON!!!

Desire: Part 9

Reminder: If this is your first time reading the Desire Series please make sure to READ IN ORDER. All parts can be found under SHORT STORIES under Desire. “Sheila, I told you I have to work tomorrow!…..That’s why I stayed home today; I wanted to make sure me you and Bobby spent time together. Since … Read moreDesire: Part 9

Pushover

This post may contain affiliate links. For more information read Disclaimer. Have you ever looked at your friends and thought about how and why you became friends in the first place? I seem to do that a lot. I’ve noticed the type of people I usually choose to hangout with have very strong personalities. They … Read morePushover

More Money More Problems

I was thinking of writing another part to Desire, but decided there are other things I should be talking about or want to talk about. For one, I’m so tired of living for other people. I didn’t realize until I got older that was what I was doing. I kind of knew, I just didn’t … Read moreMore Money More Problems

Desire: Part 8

Reminder: If this is your first time reading the Desire Series please make sure to READ IN ORDER. All parts can be found under SHORT STORIES under Desire.   “Mahogany, you know I’m here for you.” “I know. That’s why I’m trying to watch out for you; because I got yo back and  I know, … Read moreDesire: Part 8

Desire: Part 7

Reminder: If this is your first time reading the Desire Series please make sure to READ IN ORDER. All parts can be found under SHORT STORIES under Desire. Weeks passed; Desire and Klaus got really close over a short amount of time. Neither one of them understood what was happening. They just knew they didn’t … Read moreDesire: Part 7

Screwed Up

Good Morning!!! I know it’s been almost a week since I’ve posted. I can kind of blame the season for that. So many things to do and so little time to do them. But I hope all is well and you got what you wanted from who you wanted it from. Now for the topic … Read moreScrewed Up

Cheating

  What is it with this world these days? People think you’re weird because you don’t want to cheat on the person you’re with. I thought that was a good thing; to be faithful. I guess many people don’t believe it’s possible to be faithful to one person. There are men and women out here … Read moreCheating

J.O.B

(Just Over Broke) That is what a lot of us are. We work day in and day out making money just to pay bills, Sure we’re thankful that we have a job, so that we have the means to take care of ourselves. But that isn’t the answer to living a long fulfilling life. I … Read moreJ.O.B

Christmas….

Ah, this time of year. It’s one where you should enjoy time with loved ones and celebrate having one other. Many of us loose sight of the real meaning of this beautiful holiday. Contrary to popular belief, it’s not the holiday where you get what ever you’ve been asking for, all year. It’s the time … Read moreChristmas….

Getting Older

  I can only hope to look this good when I get this age. I know that I’m not exactly what others would consider as old, but I’m starting to feel the effects of getting older. Right now it’s only mental. Even though it’s not effecting me on a physical level just yet, there are … Read moreGetting Older

Quest To Get Fit

Happy Holidays!!!!! I lost the 3 to 4 lbs. I gained last week, Thank God!!! That’s one less thing I have to worry about. But the gaining of the weight really seems to happen to women more commonly; probably because we are the ones that are suppose to carry the children. So our bodies seem … Read moreQuest To Get Fit

Everybody Needs Love

This may be a little off topic, but I was thinking of how everyone has an opinion about black women, especially the black men that share the same melanin with us. There are so many men out here who feel dating a black woman is a last resort. I have a couple of questions for … Read moreEverybody Needs Love

It Begins!!!

Today is the day!!!! I am a little nervous about this, but I’m going to stick by my word and do the OMAD diet. Hoping to have some good things to report back. But, right now I’m just going off of different good reports about this diet. I’m not planning to do this for the … Read moreIt Begins!!!

One Meal A Day…. Could you handle only eating once a day?

One meal a day……. Can you do it?   I always wanted to try doing one meal a day. The only problem is…. I love to eat! Food for me is like that good friend that gets you to try new things, even though it may be illegal, and gets you in trouble…..  You love … Read moreOne Meal A Day…. Could you handle only eating once a day?

Herbs and the Good things they do for your Body

This post may contain affiliate links. For more information please read Disclaimer. I want to ask a question….. Do you believe everything that our body’s  need is provided by the earth? If you don’t, leave a comment stating why, and if you do believe, state why? Me personally, I believe everything we ever needed to … Read moreHerbs and the Good things they do for your Body

Therapy Is Not A Bad Word

 Mental health in the Black Community. It’s something that isn’t talked about as much as it should be. There are so many of us walking round trying to act like we have it all together, but we know that isn’t true. There are problems with every race of people, but the difference between them and … Read moreTherapy Is Not A Bad Word

What is the Right Hair Type?

This post may include affiliate links. See disclaimer for more information.   Why do some people believe they have the right to talk about something on someone else’s body? I don’t care what it is. In this case it is black women’s hair. I came across a video of a video picking apart the person … Read moreWhat is the Right Hair Type?

Loyalty Part 4

A story about love, lies, betrayal, drama, heartbreak, and loyalty or the lack there of.
Take a look into the life of a man that seemingly has it all. That is, until he does something to jeopardize his marriage, company, and security.
Will he be able to bounce back from what
he’s done?
Will he deserve to reap what he’s sewn or should he have another chance to redeem himself?

Loyalty Part 3

A story about love, lies, betrayal, drama, heartbreak, and loyalty or the lack there of.
Take a look into the life of a man that seemingly has it all. That is, until he does something to jeopardize his marriage, company, and security.
Will he be able to bounce back from what
he’s done?
Will he deserve to reap what he’s sewn or should he have another chance to redeem himself?

Loyalty Part 2

A story about love, lies, betrayal, drama, heartbreak, and loyalty or the lack there of.
Take a look into the life of a man that seemingly has it all. That is, until he does something to jeopardize his marriage, company, and security.
Will he be able to bounce back from what
he’s done?
Will he deserve to reap what he’s sewn or should he have another chance to redeem himself?

Loyalty

A story about love, lies, betrayal, drama, heartbreak, and loyalty or the lack there of.
Take a look into the life of a man that seemingly has it all. That is, until he does something to jeopardize his marriage, company, and security.
Will he be able to bounce back from what
he’s done?
Will he deserve to reap what he’s sewn or should he have another chance to redeem himself?

Find comfort in the uncomfortable

Ah, the land of the free. True, that is what we are known for being. But have you ever really thought of that concept of being  “free”? Total freedom is when you have not a care in the world. So when you think about it most of us aren’t really free. A lot of us … Read moreFind comfort in the uncomfortable

Eysenck’s Personality Inventory (EPI) (Extroversion/Introversion)

The Eysenck Personality Inventory (EPI) measures two pervasive, independent dimensions of personality, Extraversion-Introversion and Neuroticism-Stability, which account for most of the variance in the personality domain. Each form contains 57 “Yes-No” items with no repetition of items. The inclusion of a falsification scale provides for the detection of response distortion. The traits measured are Extraversion-Introversion and Neuroticism.

Read moreEysenck’s Personality Inventory (EPI) (Extroversion/Introversion)

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