It’s Time to Reflect- 2018

At the moment I am laying in bed listening to CTRL by SZA and I couldn’t help but reflect on this past year. As every year truly is, it has been a rollercoaster of emotions and experiences. I have made mistakes, lost friends, dealt with extremely low points, but also, I have found love of all kinds, worked hard, opened up doors for myself, and so much more.  When a new year starts we all write out a list of […]

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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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