Daddy Lessons

Until I mended the relationship with my father, I kept meeting him in all the men I'd encounter. They were inconsiderate, not dependable, and full of promises that they couldn't keep. That was my dad. Throughout all of my youth and most of my adult life I resented my dad. I hated the fact that …

Microwave Success

Wake up. Check your Instagram. Check your Facebook. Check people's snaps. Glance at the ever-depressing news as if it would make you feel anything but disconsolate. Take in enough of that artificial light to jar you out of your comfortable bed sheets and into the moving and shaking world. Start your day with a never-ending …

Ways to STAY Creative

Surround Yourself With Creatives We all know that we ARE the company we keep. Therefore, it's important to not limit yourself. Choose your friends wisely and make sure they all have something going for themselves. If you've had the same types of friends for a while, consider meeting new people by joining Facebook groups and …

Single Solace: For The Queens

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The day winds down. You watch the sun set. All of your responsibilities are taken care of. You finish your fav show on #Netflix. You're brewing your favorite tea and preparing for a peaceful sleep. Then, it hits you...you're single. You start having the hate-sleeping-alone feeling and begin entertaining thoughts like, "Why don't I have a man? If …

Self-Development Part 3: Acknowledgement and Application

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BEFORE you read any of this it is imperative that you read Part 1 and 2 of the Self-Development series. You cannot start at acknowledgement if you haven't considered how your mindset and environment are affecting your life experiences. Take this time to check out both articles. Self-Development Part 1: Mindset Self-Development Part 2: Environment …

AFROPUNK 2016

I was free to do, say and feel how the fuck I wanted! #AFROPUNK2016 was LIT! Shid, lit is an understatement. There was so much diversity in culture, style, music and just BEING. It was literally, a VISUAL ORGASM. I saw so much amazing people and was immersed in a subculture that defied norms, boxes, …