Quit Too Soon or Persist When You Should Quit: The Conundrum of Emotional Unavailability

Quit Too Soon or Persist When You Should Quit: The Conundrum of Emotional Unavailability
By Javinne J.McCoy As we began to mature and accept our personal truth about where we are in our lives (i.e. our results or lack thereof), it becomes less about looking “out there” to other people and circumstances for the solutions to our problems. There is a sense of clarity and accountability for our life ...

Being Rejected Means “Something Better”, End of Story.

Being Rejected Means “Something Better”, End of Story.
By Javinne J. McCoy As I continue to evolve along my journey, I’ve noticed it has become easier to release the people, places, and things in life that are just not going to work for me. Being rejected stings,but its is not the end-all-be-all of my life and existence. Let’s be honest. Although being rejected ...

Success is About Perspective: You’ve Accomplished More than You Know

Success is About Perspective: You’ve Accomplished More than You Know
By Javinne J. McCoy Update: It has been sometime between the last post and now. Lately I have struggled to balance writing consistently with the major transition I just underwent- my relocation to The Sunshine State of Florida. In fact, as I write this article I am in a Delray Beach café that I drove ...

Courage to Believe You Will Love Again (You Need it!)

Courage to Believe You Will Love Again (You Need it!)
By Javinne J. McCoy Some days ago, I received an email comment from a regular reader of the LA Blog. It read: “How long did it take for you to truly be yourself again after Mr. SMS? I am frustrated with myself and I feel I will never be ok again.”  As I read the ...

Comparing Yourself to Other People is Keeping You Stuck: The Baseline of Your Success Should Only Be You (Facts of Life)

Comparing Yourself to Other People is Keeping You Stuck: The Baseline of Your Success Should Only Be You (Facts of Life)
Quick Note: A thank you to all of you who read the LA Blog, comment, and send emails. It really inspires me to continue writing and to know that although the LA Blog has a small audience, it has an audience, a select target group of individuals that have been significantly impacted by its work. ...