Living through the seasons called “hard, scary and painful”

Am I ready to retire? Should I move to another city? Should I stay at this unfulfilling job or stay in this abusive relationship? Should I travel? Should I stop allowing my friend to disrespect me? Should I write my book? Should I keep loaning money to people? Should I take that class? Should I […]

12 Awesome Self-Care Prescriptions

1. Stop over-thinking. You will never have all the answers to all of life’s issues and mysteries.  You cannot fix everyone and everything.  Remember you can not pour into someone else’s life if you are empty, sick, tired, financially burdened, sad and overwhelmed.  If you have the responsibility of parenting, care giving for the sick […]

12 Things to Know About Toxic People

You’re can become emotionally and/or physically sick from their drama.  2. Toxic people can cause you to feel bad or ashamed of yourself. 3.  You can become their closest target for their anger. They play the victim role. A conversation or simple disagreement can escalate into a huge breakdown or argument. 4. They attack or blame you when you […]

5 Reasons Why People Stay Stuck

5 reasons why you may be stuck in a toxic, abusive, unhappy or unequally yoked relationship or career position; 1) You don’t feel worthy. You feel you deserve bad treatment as your punishment for your past poor judgement, mistakes, or secrets sins…so you tolerate pain, unhappiness and bad behavior. 2) You never saw a “good relationship model” before […]

12 Steps to Guard Your Heart (Proverbs 4:23)

Pray for discernment to know when someone is fake and abusing you. A person’s words and actions should line up.  The adversary/trickster can use many fiery arrows, disguises, words, and emotional traps to get you in a web of doubting yourself, abuse, lies and stress.  Love should not hurt.  Stay prayed up and surround yourself […]

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You will have many great “aha” moments, “WOW” moments and “Thank you God!” moments from this popular, mind-growing, faith building, confidence boosting and heart healing book full of pearls of wisdom. Would you prefer Jewel’s latest book in e-book (pdf) format to read on your tablet/phone/computer today? Add this mind-growing, easy to read, keeping-it-real  book […]

Meet Jewel Diamond Taylor (bio)

Author Jewel Diamond Taylor, a native of Washington DC, presently resides in Southern California. Taylor is a wife mother and grandmother.  In 1984.  Jewel kicked the glass ceiling with her high heels as one of the 1st women of color motivational speakers. Colleges, churches, corporations, community events, retreats, and many government agencies have invited this […]

Stop in the name of love

Do you turn to your go-to-friend of comfort (e.g. shopping, shoes, wine, food, sex, mindless TV, gambling, on-line shopping or drugs)? How are your coping skills when “shift” happens? Are you in a vicious cycle of starting and stopping a project or diet? Are you in a vicious cycle of emotional eating or drinking because you feel lonely, hopeless and overwhelmed?