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Lisa N. Alexander

There’s a Beautiful Story of Community, Family in FX Series, ‘Pose’

By | Family, Relationships | No Comments

I’ve been thinking a lot about community lately and how being embedded in one can change one’s life. For better or for worse.

Some communities can eat away at your soul and self-worth and believe it or not, it can be difficult leaving those spaces. Especially if it’s the only family or community you know. To abandon it would mean … Read more...

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I Wasn’t Feeding Hunger, I Was Feeding ‘Something Else’

By | Healthy Living | No Comments

I remembering sharing with someone how the emotional eater doesn’t eat out of hunger. There’s no physical trigger that eludes to the fact that the body needs nourishment. Emotional eaters eat from a different place and it’s not hunger.

As someone who has been an emotional eater for a good solid three decades, in a moment of clarity it dawned … Read more...

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Abortion: Opening Dialogue between Christians and Non-Christians

By | Trending Topics | No Comments

For as long as I can remember, abortion has been an either-or topic. You were either for or against. There was no middle ground and both sides are equally passionate and rightfully so. You’re talking about an unborn child and you’re also talking about a woman’s body and her ability to choose.

Recently, I read a very thoughtful and well-written … Read more...

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What you can expect when the “nice girl” awakens and revolts

By | Personal Development | One Comment

I’ve seen what happens to ‘nice girls’ who revolt played out on Netflix series and have even read about their questionable behavior in a few articles.

Shucks, I was that girl.

If you’ve ever had the opportunity to hear my presentation ‘Death of a Nice Girl,‘ you know that ‘being nice’ can lead women down a road filled … Read more...

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How Much Are You Expecting to Get Out of a Teacup?

By | Personal Development | No Comments

Some years ago, I was venting to my friend Denika about an upside-down relationship. In these moments of extreme frustration and confusion, it really does help when your friends are life coaches by profession. Halfway during my rant, she stopped me.

“Lisa,” she exclaimed in her Bahamian accent, “If you ask somebody for a dollar and they don’t have a … Read more...

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The SOS Letter I Wrote Myself In Case of Emergencies

By | I Love Me, Personal Development | 2 Comments

There are times in your life when things are going well.

You’re slaying dragons and conquering demons and then out of nowhere, life happens.

You may begin to question your own sanity, your purpose, and inevitably you start in on all those why questions.

“Why me?”

“Why now?”

“Why am I going through this again?”

In these moments, when it … Read more...

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What it Takes to Serve and Love the Emotionally Wounded

By | This Woman Knows | One Comment

Loving and serving the emotionally wounded requires a certain maturity and a mastery in the art of compassion and yes, self-love.

Loving and serving emotionally wounded folk requires that you not mirror back the behavior they’re exhibiting.

It requires that you stay calm, always keep the bigger picture in mind and for you yourself not to act out of frustration.… Read more...

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