Category: Lifestyle Blog

Gratitude Is More Than Just Saying Thank You

My life can best be described as, “existing in constant gratitude”.  The more challenging life becomes, the more grateful I am. The challenges usually disappear, when I shift my focus. Gratitude is everything.  It produces real happiness.  When you consciously decide that all that… Continue Reading “Gratitude Is More Than Just Saying Thank You”

Sometimes I Just Stand At The Door And Stare At The Rain

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By Basia Alicia Powell I am always grateful. No matter what is taking place, I always rise above it in gratitude. I always manage to see obstacles in a positive light. They did not make me, so they cannot break me. You see, I… Continue Reading “Sometimes I Just Stand At The Door And Stare At The Rain”

The Sanctity Of Our Democracy

By Basia Alicia Powell It is election season for many countries. Trinidad and Tobago, and Jamaica just completed theirs. Demonstrating to the world that their democracy is still working. On November 3rd, it will be America’s turn to speak, after 4 years of President… Continue Reading “The Sanctity Of Our Democracy”

The Complications Of Being A Black Woman

By Basia Alicia Powell I am a black woman. I have always embraced my color and race. The word black was never too strong or offensive to describe myself. I never tried to dilute my blackness by trying to disguise myself as mixed. (As… Continue Reading “The Complications Of Being A Black Woman”

My Quarantine Lessons

By Basia Alicia Powell Suddenly I got it. A pandemic cannot stop me from living,  once my soul is alive. I have always prioritized being happy and feeding my soul, but whenever I allowed darkness and negative vibrations to entire my space, I became… Continue Reading “My Quarantine Lessons”

Black Girl Magic

By Basia Alicia Powell Recognizing my beauty does not remove yours. Every color is important to the artist. You cannot create a painting without having multiple colors. Many people are now acknowledging what I always knew. BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL. Beauty comes in all sizes,… Continue Reading “Black Girl Magic”