Greetings earth loves! I want to start this post off with a few questions to ask yourself. How's your soul? What is one thing that you love about yourself? What is one thing that your friends and family love about you? I'm listening to Wouldn't Mean a Thing by Bruno Major while I gather my… Continue reading Press Play
"For colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is not enough" Hello beautiful souls, your life is valuable. I'm listening to Where do we go by Solange while I gather my thoughts. This post is simply about me, recognizing the light in you. I will encourage you, gas you up, and illustrate how… Continue reading When the rainbow is not enough
Hello beautiful humans. I hope your heart and mind are in a positive space. I’m listening to Wild Irish Roses by Smino while I gather my thoughts. As most of you know, I’m finishing up my Masters degree. I’ve been in an extremely dark place these last few days fighting through my depression and had… Continue reading This little light of mine
I bet that title got your attention. This post is geared toward understanding the eminence of self-importance. I’m listening to Journey by Tom Misch while I gather my thoughts. I’ve recently been on a “new year new me” hype, even though the year is damn near over. I’ve stepped out of my comfort zone on… Continue reading The New Pxssy
Hello Kings and Queens! This post is a continuation of Buy Your Own Damn Flowers; a segment about taking the initiative and creating your own happiness. I’m listening to 6am by Moonchild while I gather my thoughts. I received a lot of feedback from Buy Your Own Damn Flowers, both positive and negative. Some of you had… Continue reading I bought my own flowers, now what?
"Your spirit has to be strong enough to say no thank you." I wish my heart wasn't so heavy as I write to you this evening. I'm listening to Beauty in the Dark by Mos Def and The Isley Brothers while I gather my thoughts. Picture it, Houston, September 23, 2017. My mother flew to… Continue reading Does my blackness make you uncomfortable?
Big breath in, let it out, and repeat three times. Hey y'all, it's been awhile. I'm listening to Hold Me Down by Daniel Caesar while I gather my thoughts. How are you guys feeling? Your heart? Your mind? Your spirit? Your body? Answer these questions aloud. If one part is off, it effects the rest… Continue reading Surrounded
"I need your advice" has been the start of multiple conversations this past week. I'm listening to Navajo by Masego while I gather my thoughts. Who enjoys being needed by others? The need for your advice because your friends trust your honesty, or maybe you have a certain skill set and they need your expertise… Continue reading The need for need
"A rare bird upon the earth and very much like a black swan." I'm listening to Dono by Happyme while I gather my thoughts. Black queens, this one's for you. I was exploring Orlando this past weekend with my father and came across Lake Ealo Park. Fun fact: this park is actually a sink hole… Continue reading Black swan
How many times have you been asked "what's wrong" and reluctantly replied, "I'm fine"? I'm currently listening to Green and Gold by Lianne Le Havas while I gather my thoughts. Raise your hand if you have your shit together. You have a degree, good job, nice apartment, a good support system, look presentable yet you… Continue reading I’m not fine