Who gets your…

“Who gets your time, energy, support and talent? Who do you talk to about your dreams and goals? If the people around you question your assignment, jealous, insecure, instigate drama and can’t celebrate your success…upgrade! If the people around you shake your ladder of success instead of holding it for you…upgrade! If they smile inContinue reading “Who gets your…”

Relationship Tips

1. No two people are the same. Disagreements happen on a mental level.  Disapproval of your mate’s appearance, choices, work, faith and values happens on an emotional level.  Disagreements are to be expected, but constant disapproval of your mate does more damage to your relationship. Harsh words can hurt more than physical pain.  Taste your own wordsContinue reading “Relationship Tips”

Do you have a man or a dog?

excerpt from my book “Love Smart with Your Heart” by Jewel Diamond Taylor Yes, there are good, mature, loving, caring, responsible and faithful men.  This book is NOT male bashing.  This message helps women to discern bad behavior.  This message helps women to avoid stepping into a dog mess.  This message helps women to guardContinue reading “Do you have a man or a dog?”

Help for a Broken Heart

I’m smart in some areas of my life, but I was in the slow class of learning how to love smart with my heart.  I wasn’t alone in this class.  Many women are smart on their jobs, in college, operating their businesses, juggling schedules to care for children, aging parents, job, class, hair appointments andContinue reading “Help for a Broken Heart”

Looking for Love

(excerpt from the book “Love Smart with Your Heart” by Jewel Diamond Taylor)…             “I have had my share of relationship foolishness, weakness, blindness, self-betrayal, hurt and blues.  Some women can be smart with their money and foolish with their heart.  And there are those who are smart with their heartContinue reading “Looking for Love”

Relationship Pearls of Wisdom

Honor and take good care of yourself to avoid feeling resentful, desperate and empty. Feed your mind, body and spirit with healthy and worthy thoughts.  When you’re physically hungry… you’re more likely to stop for fast/junk food… you’re not as selective about what food you eat because you are starving.  It’s the same with emotional hunger for love andContinue reading “Relationship Pearls of Wisdom”

Who’s driving you crazy?

A great source of stress comes from attempting every exhausting way to get those you love or those you have to work with to understand you. You may be struggling to improve communication or gain respect and understanding. You may feel like your relationship or job is emotionally draining and taking all of your joy,Continue reading “Who’s driving you crazy?”

Healing Relationship Rejection

As the Self-esteem Dr. I counsel with so many women with depression.  I hear so often “it’s hard being a single woman.”  These women are doing what R&B singer Brandy sings about in one of her songs…“Sitting up here in my room waiting for you to invest in my happiness.  I must confess I’m justContinue reading “Healing Relationship Rejection”