You are probably eating and wearing a few right now!
If you’re like most people, the first and possibly only black inventor that came to mind when you read the title was George Washington Carver, with his 300 uses of the peanut. In actuality, there have been a vast number of African Americans throughout history who created things that most of us wouldn’t want to live without today. Some of those creations save countless lives to this day. The following are just a handful of those inventions. Continue reading “10 Black Inventions That We Use Every Day”
How far will you go to save your baby?
Everybody knows about slaves who lived their entire lives in bondage. What we don’t hear enough about are the slaves who escaped. When humans get backed into a corner, we often improvise creative solutions. Even with their limited education, literacy, speaking ability, etc., slaves were no exception to the rule. The following are 5 accounts of 6 slaves who miraculously found their way to freedom. Continue reading “5 Ways That African Slaves Escaped”
Who needs wallpaper when you can do this?
If you’re like most people, you may be familiar with dream boards. What makes them powerful is that they keep your goals right in front of you every day. Even on a subconscious level, you become ingrained to see your goals as a reality, therefore attracting the means to achieve them. Well, who says that a dream board is the only way to do that? Continue reading “How to Dress Your Home for Success!”
When opportunity calls, do you go for it, or let it go?
I’m just curious, have you ever had a moment where you wanted to do something, but you were too shy to go for it? The following story illustrates the importance of just doing the thing that you’re hesitant to do. Might help you overcome that fear, might not. Continue reading “Star Stuck”
Most people don’t know how fortunate they are until they lose it.
Some people look down on those who put a lot of value on their material possessions. In my opinion, that habit is only bad when that person loves their possessions so much that they lose gratitude for things like loved ones and health. The following story illustrates the difference between the two mindsets. Maybe you or someone you know can relate to it. Continue reading “Total Gratitude”
No matter how you look at it, the average person is exposed to countless forms of negativity per day. It shows up on TV, in loved ones, at work, and so on. Even on a subconscious level, the daily negativity affects our minds to the point of mentally blocking us from reaching our goals and full potential. Continue reading “How to Detox Your Mind in 30 Days!”