Safe Spaces of Sisterhood-Pt 4: "Circles of Trust"

Safe Spaces of Sisterhood-Pt 4: "Circles of Trust"

Trust is the foundation of any great relationship.  It is the fertilizer nourishing the soil that help our relationships bloom.  Without it, weeds come to choke the life out of those relationships, and they die.  Many of us have “trust” issues, and those issues cause us to enter the never-ending cycle of dysfunctional friendships.  Past hurts by those disguised as friends cause us to look at people differently and put walls up.  I see this so much in female relationships.  We don’t trust one another

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Safe Spaces of Sisterhood: Pt 3-Take Time

Safe Spaces of Sisterhood: Pt 3-Take Time

Time is our most precious resource. We live in a time where we are ridiculously overscheduled. Women struggle with making time to get everything done. While juggling so many different hats, how do you make time for it all and still maintain strong bonds with your tribe? 

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SAFE SPACES OF SISTERHOOD-PT. 2 ACCOUNTABILITY IN FRIENDSHIPS

SAFE SPACES OF SISTERHOOD-PT. 2 ACCOUNTABILITY IN FRIENDSHIPS

One of the foundations of any sisterhood is a sense of accountability.   I expect my friends to hold me accountable for my actions and I hold them responsible for theirs. It is what makes us better people in the long run.  Having friends who love you enough to tell you, “Hey, you can do better,” or “what happened to that idea you had” or what are you doing to pursue your dreams” is a blessing.  These are questions that are necessary for our growth and development.  They push us outside of our comfort zones and often times lead us right to our purpose.   Women who are surrounded by other women, who dare to challenge and inspire one another, achieve a higher level of personal and professional elevation.

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SAFE SPACES OF SISTERHOOD- PT. 1 "CIRCLE CHECK"

SAFE SPACES OF SISTERHOOD- PT. 1 "CIRCLE CHECK"

My mom would always say “You are the company you keep.”  Take a look at your friendships, what kind of women are you connected to and what do you do to uplift and encourage one another? Is your circle filled with ladies doing great things in life or striving towards a goal? Is there upward movement within your circle or are you all doing the same things you were last year?  Is your circle full of women who love drama and gossip?  Are you surrounded by ladies who stay in dark spaces or constant depression?  You can tell quite a bit about a person by the company they keep.

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SAFE SPACES OF SISTERHOOD: PT 1

SAFE SPACES OF SISTERHOOD: PT 1

This isn’t new as it has been done before; Beyoncé vs Solange, Serena vs Venus, etc.   Isn’t there space for each of them?  Can’t they both be great?   Isn’t it possible that women can actually promote, admire and respect one another while each excelling in their particular fields?  Why do people get so upset when women uplift one another and validate them and their experience?  

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