Thoughts are just thoughts. We allow them to become reality. We all go through ups and downs on a daily basis. Some days I find myself down and unhappy. Sometimes I will dwell on a thought such as finances and it can become overwhelming because it starts up the train of thought. A negative thought … Continue reading Thoughts
We are social beings who love to love and be loved. Sharing our thoughts and emotions are a necessity. Bottling up our emotions, our ideas, our jokes, our concerns and especially our problems are a recipe for destruction. To be alone and continuously fight off the negativity we experience through life is extremely difficult. The … Continue reading Conversations
Sometimes in life we experience some really bad moments. Whether it's a death of a loved one, a break up, losing our job or being diagnosed with any form of illness. It feels like the world caved in on us and we are not able to think outside of the overwhelming emotional pain we feel … Continue reading Rock Bottom
Living in the now
As a barber I noticed a pattern through my years of interactions. Guys would come in and usually get a haircut because they had an event coming up. I start their haircut and spark a conversation and it would be all about what they were getting ready for. A party on the weekend or a … Continue reading Living in the now
Love Yourself / Acceptance
We constantly strive to gain acceptance in this world. Starting from our parents and siblings to our peers and partners. Society tells us that material things help us gain acceptance (bigger salary, fancy car, name brands etc). Our parents sometimes make it clear that our accomplishments gain us acceptance (good grades, helping around the household, … Continue reading Love Yourself / Acceptance
I wanted to write this blog in addition to my mission statement. Anta is the name I called my aunt. It's a combination of aunt and momma. She was my mom's older sister. She also suffered from cancer and passed away last April. I learned alot from her about love. I spent time with her … Continue reading Anta
Everyone of us reach a point in life where we start questioning our purpose. Why am I here? We go along life's road according to what we are taught. Go to school, get a job, get married, buy a house and have kids. But somewhere along that road we can't help but question our lives. … Continue reading Mission Statement
Love the life you live!
Loving yourself is the major component to Staying Beautyful. It is the spark that ignites the whole motor. And part of loving yourself is to love your life. This song that Evan is singing (love my life - by Demarco) is all about appreciating what we have and to enjoy every minute of it before … Continue reading Love the life you live!
The Barber Chair
Over a decade of interactions with clients have allowed me to grow in so many ways. Alot of the knowledge I have gained is simply by hearing the life stories of others. The barber chair has established it's place as a therapeutic safe haven for my clients to be 100% real and let go of … Continue reading The Barber Chair
Light at the end of the tunnel!
This is for those of us who are stuck in situations that are not healthy. We commit to things in life and sometimes it's scary or embarrassing to admit that we made the wrong choice. All we Can do is really give our 100% to that situation and if doesn't work then admit defeat in … Continue reading Light at the end of the tunnel!