Author: lifesmart

Meet- your Alter Ego-                  “Gratitude”

Meet- your Alter Ego- “Gratitude”

I start every day with a sincere dedication of thanksgiving to God! Loving my life, although quite flawed, it is still filled with fun and laughter. Getting from one week to the next takes courage not to quit, and wisdom to understand that I am more fortunate than I realize. God, Family, friendship, career, and … Continue reading Meet- your Alter Ego- “Gratitude”

Are you responsible for others, or just yourself?

Are you responsible for others, or just yourself?

Responsibility- responding to your ability, being accountable for something, or the ability to act independently and make decisions without needing further authority. Living life without any responsibility or accountability to anyone but yourself is doable, although very difficult. It might appear easy on the surface, not having to babysit, help your elderly neighbor with the … Continue reading Are you responsible for others, or just yourself?

Laughter is good like a medicine (everyone needs some)

Laughter is good like a medicine (everyone needs some)

Life has proven to be extremely stressful at times! Work, family, cleaning, cooking, children, and relationships to name a few. Life is suppose to be happy not tiring right? Well...… yes, but there's no gain without pain. It's like trying to learn to drive without practicing (hitting the mailbox in the process) or learning to … Continue reading Laughter is good like a medicine (everyone needs some)

“Monday’s target practice” (Monday shouldn’t feel like a pandemonium)

“Monday’s target practice” (Monday shouldn’t feel like a pandemonium)

Monday feels like a target practice for some! Aiming, and hitting the metal cans lined up across the wooden fence, and resetting the rifle to try it again; and let's not forget the dreaded exhale of frustration that it's Monday and now you have to do it all over again. Monday shouldn't feel like a … Continue reading “Monday’s target practice” (Monday shouldn’t feel like a pandemonium)

Racism, Ignorance & Mayhem

Racism, Ignorance & Mayhem

The murder of George Floyd is not an anomaly to the African American People! Neither is the despairing treatment in the workplace, systemic racism everywhere, looking over our shoulders, knowing the race has dissimilar starting points but we are expected to finish at the same time, the frustration that only the victims can relate to, … Continue reading Racism, Ignorance & Mayhem

This is what happens when you take people on your life journey who don’t belong there!

Don't judge your journey on just one "Mistake" Life is quite a journey, and unfortunately, there are no fast forward, rewind, or pause buttons allowed. Life happens quickly and will develop with or without your consent. However, you do get to choose the path, locale, and final destination. These choices happen when you follow your … Continue reading This is what happens when you take people on your life journey who don’t belong there!

Letting go, without giving up on those you love. (Powerful & Helpful Tips!)

Letting go, without giving up on those you love. (Powerful & Helpful Tips!)

Letting someone go, simply means that you relinquish your grip or hold, while setting them free to move and live as they insist. Giving up, on the other hand, means to abandon, make a mental or verbal declaration that the person or situation is incurable,  insolvent, or hopeless. The two are definitely very different. So how do you put these … Continue reading Letting go, without giving up on those you love. (Powerful & Helpful Tips!)