Posted by marika on Jan 21, 2012 in Articles
Smart Parents Help Create Them
A part of me feels that certain children are “born hustlers” but from experience I know that to be a good one my parents helped tremendously. Part of being a hustler is knowing how to manage your money when you get a job. These days most people are working more than one job and that is when managing your money gets a bit difficult. The biggest challenge for me when I worked multiple jobs at a time was keeping...
Posted by marika on May 24, 2011 in Articles
Reality is there is not much pleasure in this!
Growing up, I always had friends but I also had those that made fun of me. I can’t imagine not having any friends and being bullied like some cases I have seen. I remember moments in the girl’s locker room where I was made fun of. I was never one of those that blossomed in middle school or early high school like some girls did. And I definitely didn’t go against what I was taught and do some of...
Posted by marika on Apr 11, 2011 in Blogs
It’s Torn Pages
I have lived for 30 years and have been judged and unfortunately judged myself. In those years, I have learned that we just can’t do that! We must not look at a torn page and instantly deem that the words on it are not beautiful; as much as we cannot look at a damaged person and believe they are not beautiful. As I have gotten older, I have had no choice but to be more discerning. I have met so many walks of life and have had so...
Is a Relationship
Have you ever thought about that? Once you do, you will realize it’s quite true; we have relationships with obviously our mates, but we also have relationships with people at our work, family, friends, pets, God and even ourselves, our religion, spirituality, health and the food we eat. I might be missing something here but you get the idea! Anything and everything around you is basically a relationship—it doesn’t have to be...