Inspiration Friday: 5 Post To Get You Feeling Inspired

MetropolisAfter a week long vacation I feel so rejuvenated. I honestly feel like a new version of myself. I’ve missed you all so much. I can’t wait to share some photos with you all from my getaway. For now, I’ve compiled a list of my 5 favorite post to get you feeling inspired this Friday. I believe that our everyday goal should be to be confident and constantly working toward moving in a positive direction. It is so easy for us to lack motivation with a lack of inspiration. Check out the list below that I’ve put together for you all, enjoy! 🙂 Be Inspired. Be Encouraged. Be Blessed.


5 Signs You’re Headed In The Right Direction In Life

5 Ways to ensure you're headed in the rightLife is all about navigating through and making sure you’re making the right decisions that are beneficial to your future. It is, however relatively easy to feel lost in life. I say feel because in the times that we say we’re lost in life we never really are. Feeling off track is often caused by thoughts plagued with fear. Our journey in life is determined by two things, how well we handle it and how concerned we are that we possess the necessities required to ensure our journey is a positive, healthy one. Life is full of twist and turns. Even traveling on the right path we are sure to encounter experiences that show up to test our faith. How do we even know when the path we’re headed down is the path for us? I am going to share 5 tips on how I knew I was headed in the right direction in my life.



Giving Up Isn’t An Option 

In my mind I am a world-renowned author with a couple of best sellers under my belt. I have never quite viewed myself as average. I have always known that my destination here on earth is far more than I could ever fathom. It is imperative that while we are on our road to greater things that we never lose sight of why we began in the first place. Think back on when you first started whatever it is that you’re pursuing. You were inspired, you never felt defeated, and you were thriving and striving doing whatever it was that you needed to do in order to keep moving forward. But, like any journey, we are met with many obstacles and trials along the way. Our trials become burdens and our burdens later become our excuses for choosing to no longer follow through with our visions.



12 Things to Rid Yourself of For A Better Everyday Life 

Life is all about choices. It is our everyday choices that pretty much determine the fate of our days to come. What is it that you’re choosing to hold onto or refusing to embrace that is ultimately putting a strain on you living your best life? Can’t seem to think of anything? I’ll give a list.

1. Settling For Less Than What You Deserve: READ MORE 


6 Steps to Keep In Mind When Reaching For Success

I’ve come to realize that everyone’s idea of success is different. Because I’ve found this to be true, I now see that our journeys toward success are also very different dependent on what we are reaching to achieve. I very often have a pep talk with myself, just as a friendly reminder. I make sure that I always keep in mind that there is no rush to get to where I am going. As long as I stay true to who I am and what I am doing then everything will work out fine. On our journey, we have to remind ourselves that characteristics such as ambition, tenacity, drive, compassion, strength, etc. are important when working toward success. It is what we feed our minds and spirits with that ultimately determines what tools we use to get to where we are going. What am I often telling myself on my journey to success? A LOT! But, to save you and me a hell of a lot of time, I’ve narrowed my list down to 6 things to keep in mind when you’re reaching for success.



What I’ve Learned As A Black Woman Reaching For Success 

what i've learned asI was talking over the phone to a colleague turned friend the other day about all of the things I wish to achieve in the next few years. She and I met several years ago and bonded over our aspirations to be successful journalist. While my dreams somewhat shifted, my friends pretty much stayed the same. It wasn’t long before she was packed up and headed to the big apple to work her dream job. I couldn’t help but be slightly envious that she had fulfilled her goals, but nonetheless I was elated to hear about her journey. I explained to her the highs and lows of being an author and a blogger. I was unprepared of what she was going to say next. “Amber, it must be hard being a black woman with visions as big as yours.” I smiled because I felt like my friend understood that my struggle was more about how I looked and less about the talent or skills I possessed. Excelling in the world of writing and landing your dream job as a black woman is a difficult task. There have been highs and lows along the way, but I’ve learned a lot. What have I learned as a black woman reaching for success? I thought you’d never ask.



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