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The Grudge

I’ll be the first one to say that I get angry very easily. It tends to happen in an instant. (My boyfriend is somewhere nodding his head in agreement.) Depending on how mad I get it can linger into something more. Grudge /ɡrəj/ noun a persistent feeling of ill will or resentment resulting from a past insult or injury. I can hold a grudge like it’s nobody’s business. Sometimes it will last a couple of days and others will last […]

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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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New Year. New Intentions.

Happy New Year Everyone! Let’s take a quick second to look back on last year. I don’t  know about you but 2017 was a year of major growth for me. I started the year with a list of resolutions that I hoped to accomplish by December but three months in my mindset completely changed. I realized that all of the things that I originally wanted to accomplish no longer held my interest because in that time frame I decided that wasn’t […]

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