Life Talks With Laura Smartt: Why No One Ever Worked Out

Why No One Ever Worked Out By Laura Smartt   I know as you read the title you think that I’ve finally found the right person. WRONG! I haven’t found the right person and I certainly am not looking for the right person. But recently I sat down to have a conversation with someone, and they asked the question, Why has none of my relationships … Continue reading Life Talks With Laura Smartt: Why No One Ever Worked Out

I’m a Bad Christian

Hello. If this is your first time reading a blog on here, allow me to introduce myself. My name is Oprah “Zip” Bradford and I’m the founder of oprahzipbradford.com. To the world, I may look like I have it all together, but I’m a work in progress internally and externally. I am too emotional at times. I get stressed about things I can’t control (even … Continue reading I’m a Bad Christian

Poetic Moment Brings Writing and Speaking to the Center Stage

PoeticMoment is an Afro Latina educator, author, and award winning poet.  She uses her education and poetry as a way to start important dialogue to bring forth real societal change. It is through these two communities where she challenges what was expected of her despite various struggles, traumas, and identities she now claims. I caught up with her as we discussed writing, performing, and her … Continue reading Poetic Moment Brings Writing and Speaking to the Center Stage

The Pursuit of Happiness: How Fearless Kea Inspires Others Through Podcasting

Nakea Tyson is the host of The FearlessKea Podcast, a podcast that explores the complexities of fear and the pursuit of happiness. I caught up with Fearless Kea as we discussed the art of podcasting, the pro and cons of running a creative business, and her goals for 2019.  How did #FearlessKeaPod get started?   NT: “The FearlessKea Podcast started after I had major surgery on … Continue reading The Pursuit of Happiness: How Fearless Kea Inspires Others Through Podcasting

The Struggles of Dating As a Christian Woman

As a Christian woman, the struggle is real when it comes to dating!” Sure, I know we’re supposed to wait until God brings our “soulmate” into our life, but if you’re human and fallen short like me, you’re hardheaded, have disobeyed God, and tried to get to know and date people that you had no business connecting with in the first place.  In the result, … Continue reading The Struggles of Dating As a Christian Woman

Life Talks With Laura Smartt: Mental Health Issues

To the person dealing with mental health issues…   I know it’s hard. Everyday just getting out of bed is hard. How you want to stay there and not interact with the world. Outside is where happiness happens, and you just can’t seem to find it. The questions that arise. “Are you okay?”, “Why are you quiet”? The thoughts that rotate daily in your mind, … Continue reading Life Talks With Laura Smartt: Mental Health Issues