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Preserving Your Sanity During the Holidays..Yes, It’s Possible!

Preserving Your Sanity During the Holidays..Yes, It’s Possible!

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How I Became a Dog Owner, Against My Will…

How I Became a Dog Owner, Against My Will…

So I want to share a quick story about how I ended up with THE most perfect pup; while kicking and screaming throughout the whole process. I had no issue with getting a dog at some point but I had preconceived notions about how a […]

5 Quick Anxiety Tips!

5 Quick Anxiety Tips!

Breathe!!!! I know you’ve heard it before but it helps! Trust me.  If you aren’t sure if you are doing it correctly there are plenty of guided breathing videos and exercises on YouTube. Mindfulness Activities Galore- Engaging in and practicing mindfulness can help you to learn […]

Quick Introduction to Anxiety!

Quick Introduction to Anxiety!

Anxiety is word that is tossed around often. How often have you heard someone say “it’s giving me anxiety” in response to something asinine or simple? It’s a term that gets thrown around often and typically by those who don’t actually have clinical/diagnosable anxiety. Hearing […]

Birthday Shoot!

Birthday Shoot!

For my 28th birthday I decided to have my first birthday photoshoot. It’s not my first photoshoot so I expected it to be like any other shoot. I was wrong! I guess maybe it was the fact that this was something that I was doing for […]

Mental Health & the Common Barriers and Misconceptions

Mental Health & the Common Barriers and Misconceptions

In many communities of color, the stigma around mental health is REAL. How many types have you heard phrases like “therapy is for crazy people, and I’m not crazy”, “therapy is not for people of color” or my personal favorite “I don’t need therapy, I […]

Me-Time

Me-Time

This morning I was feeling restless and antsy. I had cleaned basically my whole apartment and I just finished watching episode of Grey’s Anatomy. I was sitting there and I couldn’t put a finger on what was causing me to feel this way. I was actively searching  for and […]

My Go To Styles

My Go To Styles

When it comes to styling my natural hair, I keeps it low maintenance and pretty basic. Mainly because low manipulation helps my hair to grow and stay healthy. On any given day I am rocking my hair either in a Wash N’ Go, Twist Out, […]

Move outside your comfort zone?

Move outside your comfort zone?

We are constantly bombarded with the message to move outside of our comfort zones, but what does that mean? How far out of comfort zone should we go? How do we begin that shift? People love to give suggestions and drop “knowledge” and phrases without […]

Worth

Worth

We have all heard the phrase, “know your worth”. Its a common phrase, but what does it mean? Does it mean your value monetarily? What you’re worthy of in terms of love and affection? The level or respect you should receive? The sum and value […]