14 Reasons Loving You is Better Than Not Loving You: Loveantics Valentine’s Day Reflections for Singles

14 Reasons Loving You is Better Than Not Loving You: Loveantics Valentine’s Day Reflections for Singles
By Javinne J. McCoy Back in 2014, I posted a post The Loveantics’ Valentine’s Day Guide for Singles: 10 Love Notes. In short, it was basically a reality checker for singles to ward off that thing called The Relationship Leper Mentality. We are so groomed to validate us from the love “out there”, instead of ...

10 thoughts on Loving You, Self-Esteem, and Value 4

10 thoughts on Loving You, Self-Esteem, and Value
By Javinne J. McCoy When we keep cycling on the unavailable, unhealthy, and painful relationship hamster wheel, it’s all too common to think we are under a cosmic curse or merely having a spell of bad luck.  We may feel powerless. We may begin to think that the universe is conspiring against us, as if ...

Second Best Syndrome: The Truth about Settling in Life and Relationships 9

Second Best Syndrome: The Truth about Settling in Life and Relationships
By Javinne J. McCoy Throughout my former, albeit modest, career as a semi-professional background singer, composer, and choral singer, I managed to surround myself with good mentorship and support. I can still hear the words of my former mentor and vocal coach – “Javinne you are a precious jewel and deserve to be cherished”. At ...

Tapping Into The Lover Within (TLW) 8

Tapping Into The Lover Within (TLW)
By Javinne J. McCoy A few nights ago on Netflix, I watched a documentary called Unmatched (an ESPN Film).  The documentary gives a candid account of the fiery tennis rivalry between superstar woman tennis players-Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova.  They had an on court rivalry that fans loved to watch.  They also had a personal ...

Are You Allergic to “The Good”? Knowing Your Worth Part 2

Are You Allergic to “The Good”? Knowing Your Worth Part 2
By Javinne J. McCoy In Part 1 of “Are You Allergic to “The Good”? Knowing Your Worth”, we explored the concept of worth in relation to life experiences and relationships. Knowing your worth is directly related to having value. When we don’t believe we have worth, we don’t value (or esteem) ourselves, and we will ...