Having the power

to write and revise any

chapter of my life.

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I believe that every person should pursue his or her passion. Life may throw some unexpected challenges in our path, but that doesn’t mean we have to allow…

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) kicks off on Monday, November 1st in less than two weeks.

For those who don’t know what this is, it’s an annual event where writers complete a novel within 30 days. …

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Sweet Surrender

I will learn to let

go and forgive because this

anger is toxic.

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There comes a time and a place where you must address a person or situation when enough is enough. For me, I have reached that point…

Doubt always has a funny way of appearing inside my thoughts whenever I’m working towards achieving my lifetime goal of becoming a successful writer whose literary works are making positive impacts through my words.

Lately, it’s been the nagging voice that’s been whispering to my spirit “You’re not good enough…


The start of a new

work week does not define my

attitude and mood.

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Mondays were and sometimes still are the days I dread going to work. I’ve experienced my share of anxiety and not being able to fall asleep…

24 September 2021

Dear Bill,

Did you see the Emmys last Sunday? Me neither. I don’t watch award shows like I did when I was younger because I think the media is oversaturated with too many of those programs. Anywho, did you know that Michaela Coel won an Emmy for…

Affirmation: You are worth more than what you think of yourself.

Changing the films that

play inside my thoughts to live

a successful life.

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I received the affirmation in the picture above from a recent visit for a complimentary facial at 387 Grooming, an exclusive studio that caters to men for mental…

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Acupuncture is the new black of my wellness toolbox!

I’ve always been fascinated by this ancient Chinese practice, but never tried it before until I experienced pain inside my lower back pain while heading to the gym to exercise one Sunday morning. Initially, I thought it was due to me…

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Do you know what your strengths and weaknesses are?

That was the question that was posed to me and the attendees of a Zoom private group chat by our moderator not too long ago. I thought it was an interesting inquiry because some people are not aware of these factors…

Bill Holmes

Writer. Poet. ESSENCE Best Selling Author. Filmmaker. Personal development aficiando who lives and breathes the mantra "I will not be denied!"

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