As humans, we can all use different psychological defense mechanisms to protect our egos and feelings when triggered – – guilt, shame, hurt, angry, jealous, envious etc. The one most mentioned in today’s lexicon is the word – projection. Psychological projection is a common behavior in which someone attributes their own character traits, emotions, intentions,Continue reading “Projection”

Are Geniuses Born or Made?

Salon discussion #5 The study of neuroscience and how the brain learns has fascinated me the most during my educational experience. There is still so much to “unveil” in this field that it remains an evolving mystery as to our brain’s complete functionality and capacity even today. Even scientists still don’t fully understand the complexitiesContinue reading “Are Geniuses Born or Made?”


Because I know who I am,I’m at ease and free.I can’t be like others,And they can’t be me. I’ve got fading scars,An unusual physique,But it all works togetherTo make me unique. I’ve got hidden strengths,Some obvious flaws.Still I am who I am,For better, for worse. I don’t have to blend in;I won’t live a lie.IContinue reading “Unique”


The power of the black woman is vast because her beauty is strength, endurance, and love.It is not only a beauty of outwardly measure;It is a feeling of profound stillness.Her eyes show the depth of what she has triumphed over.Her skin is her glory.Her natural hair is her crown.Her experiences are etched through time.When sheContinue reading “MAJESTY”