Life Lessons From a Stranger

Remember when you were younger, and your parents constantly reminded you not to talk to strangers. Obviously, that was for your safety but as you get older that rule starts to sort of fade away. I mean if we didn’t talk to people we don’t know we’d never make new friends, make work connections, or maybe even fall in love. Our society is built on being social and learning new things through others. Recently I’ve found this to be truer […]

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Let’s Get Real: Insecurities

When I was in high school my confidence level was at an all-time low. As we all do at that age and even after, I had low self esteem because I constantly compared myself to the people around me. I was what you would call the “token black girl” of my group of friends. Once I realized this I fell into a pattern of trying to assimilate. I was constantly straightening my hair and doing whatever I could to feel […]

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Motivation Lost & Found

We’re rapidly approaching our halfway point for this year. This is the time of year that most find really trying. Your new year motivation high is starting to wear off and it’s getting a lot harder to keep up with your new routine. I can tell you that I let February get the best of me. I went on vacation, got sick, had car problems, the list goes on. I let all of these things interfere with my progress. Even […]

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Little Acts of Self-Care: It’s okay to be a NARSissist

Alright guys, if you know me you know I’m a very low maintenance type of gal. I love to just get up and go. (I guess you can say I’m a little impatient as well.) One of my intentions for this month is to step out of my comfort zone with my self-care practice. We all have the routine go-tos that make us feel amazing and grounded. Even though it’s perfectly acceptable to keep these in rotation, it’s also important […]

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