I'm been away from my blogging safe haven for a while and during that time I had a breakdown, an epiphany, felt lost and confused .. and ultimately got back up and began to re-find myself.
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A few months before my 21st birthday I think I had an epiphany. I kind of fell ... into myself. Let me explain. I have always felt like the odd one out. Externally, I was happy and just like everyone else. Internally, I knew I was different. I pretended to enjoy the same things that … Continue reading Along My Spiritual Journey: The Beginning
I'll be honest, my mind is too scrambled to write a decent and thorough post. And for the sake of black mental health, I won't share the video of Alton Sterling ... but I had to spread more awareness and what better way then voicing this on my blog. It hurts. Literally this shit fucking … Continue reading Alton Sterling
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There's this thing women do ... specifically black women. I hate it. We live in a world where the black woman is constantly mistreated. We are unheard. Abused. Considered the low of the low. And when we speak out about the injustices that we face, we are deemed angry, aggressive, unruly and (my favorite) ghetto/ratchet … Continue reading Dear Black Women …
For the past few months I have been really keen on switching over to buying from my black sisters and brothers. Here, I have compiled a short list of 12 black businesses that I have (or plan) to buy from/support in the upcoming weeks. Check it out ! ❤ For Head Gear Visit The Wrap … Continue reading 12 Black Businesses To Shop From
It's been exactly a week since I got back from my two week vacation. The second (and sadly) last stop on my trip was San Juan, Puerto Rico. Let me just start by saying that Puerto Rico was BEAUTIFUL. Anyways, my friends and I headed out Thursday afternoon (a day before Frenchies birthday). The ride … Continue reading Then There Was Puerto Rico …
Love is a feeling - truth. You can experience love by simply loving yourself - truth. You can also experience love by loving someone else - truth. Some people feel unfulfilled unless they find love from a significant other or family member or friend - truth. However, the truth is also that we don't need … Continue reading Before You Love Them | Love Yourself
So, sometime last week I was invited to a surprise gathering for a friend of mine. One of my new years resolutions for 2016 has been to start going more - so when I was invited I immediately headed to my closet and called two of my best friends to tag along. So without going … Continue reading Surprise!