What does feeling your unbridled emotions look like to you?

In our society, the most acceptable emotions for women to display and feel are tiredness. And then some sadness. Das it. Tiredness and a little bit of sadness. Think about how many times someone asked what was wrong and you said “I’m just tired” when you were really feeling unfulfilled. Or when you’ve been told […]

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What’s stopping you?

Sometimes you just have to go for it and figure things out on the way. If there is something that has been on your heart to do, this is your sign to stop waiting and to go for it! Even though there is uncertainty on the other side of that “huge” goal you want to […]

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It all matters.

“Suffer less so you can live more” – GlennonDoyle Stop tolerating the things that are chipping away at your happiness. Not just the big, life-changing stuff, but also the small, everyday stuff. It all adds up. It all matters. And making the decision to stop tolerating the small stuff gives us the courage to change […]

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What 3 compliments are you writing to yourself this week?

Sometimes we need reminders to bring us back to who we are, this week write out 3 positive compliments to yourself reminding yourself who tf you are! Place them on sticky notes and put them in places that you see often, like your refrigerator, car, or vanity. What 3 compliments are you writing to yourself […]

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How will you choose joy today?

Living with joy doesn’t necessarily mean what we receive physically out of life, it means that we are actively choosing to have joy and claim it for ourselves. Joy can come in different forms; a walk in your favorite park, drinking your favorite tea before you start your day, or even choosing to say “no” […]

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⁣You deserve to be selfish

Often, when I talk to women about living more joyfully and infusing more adventure and color into their lives, I’ll eventually come across the same objection: ⁣ ⁣ ‘𝘠𝘦𝘴, 𝘣𝘶𝘵 𝘪𝘴𝘯’𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘢 𝘭𝘪𝘵𝘵𝘭𝘦…𝘴𝘦𝘭𝘧𝘪𝘴𝘩?’⁣ My response, ‘There’s nothing selfless about 𝐜𝐨𝐧𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐭𝐥𝐲 𝐩𝐮𝐭𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫𝐬𝐞𝐥𝐟 𝐝𝐞𝐚𝐝 𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐭.’⁣ ⁣ You put your needs after the kids, your spouse, […]

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Putting yourself first

Putting yourself first isn’t always easy. My advice when it comes to putting yourself first is to start small.⁣ Self-care is a skill that takes practice. So starting with something small and staying firm in your boundary is a good place to start. When you decided to put yourself first, you may get some pushback, […]

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Happy Black History Month

Happy Black History Month! I’m looking forward to luxuriating in unapologetic Blackness this month (like every month!) and I want to take the time to focus on the themes of self love and self care. Self-care is so much deeper than bubble baths and facemasks. The Black Panther’s promoted health and wellness for Black folks […]

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New Year, Same Me

New Year. Same me. ✌🏾 If we haven’t met yet, I’m Nailah Blades Wylie! I’m a Life & Leadership Coach who helps women tap into their power and build lives that are whole, good, and full of possibility. My work centers on my belief that when we stand in the truth of our authentic selves, […]

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Everyone’s “mountain” is different

This quote changed everything for me. I was working a corporate job that left me feeling unfilled when I made the scary decision to climb that damn mountain.⁣ Everyone’s “mountain” is different, but each of us deserves the chance to climb our mountains. ⁣

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