Actively Overcoming

Shame. Withdrawn. Suicidal Ideation. Depression. Tears. Fear. Hopelessness. Negative Self Image. Failure. Trapped. Worthless. Withdrawn. Complacent. Thank God I don’t look like what I’ve been through. In this picture, you see someone ACTIVELY overcoming. You see someone who’s trying to choose daily to transform her thoughts into focusing on the positive (because there are many).Continue reading “Actively Overcoming”

Stop! Natural Hair Is Not Unprofessional

It upsets me that people don’t understand how much hair is a part of our identity. Growing up I knew that we had to get our hair permed or hot combed to get it as straight as possible to match the beauty standard. Apparently, with our hair straightened it was manageable and neat. Over timeContinue reading “Stop! Natural Hair Is Not Unprofessional”

Ode to My Parents

If ever a time comes where I doubt that there is a God, I will remember the gift he gave me in you. If ever I open my lips to question if God spoils his children with things on earth, my mind will immediately drift towards all thoughts of you. I will be forever thankfulContinue reading “Ode to My Parents”