Spotlight on April | A Monthly Update

They say time flies when you’re having fun, and the month of April has been nothing short of that! This is the first “sit-down” weekend I’ve had all month. I plan to be a responsible adult and give my house some TLC. In other news, guess who has a new hobby? Me! I started cookingContinue reading “Spotlight on April | A Monthly Update”

It Ends with Us: A Recap of Love, Limits, and Cycles.

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that, at zero cost to you, I will earn an affiliate commission if you click through the link and finalize a purchase. I am officially a Colleen Hoover fan 😃 ! I will be reading all of her novels in the coming months becauseContinue reading “It Ends with Us: A Recap of Love, Limits, and Cycles.”

The Cost of Success for Everyday People

When it comes to the cost of success stories, I think a lot of the focus goes to those in the public eye, such as celebrities. We get insight into what that looks like according to their world. Some of us may then try to understand, yet it still feels so out of touch forContinue reading “The Cost of Success for Everyday People”

A Valentine’s Week Recap | 2/20/2022

First and foremost, Happy Black History Month! I purchased a few pieces from Target’s BHM collection in preparation for Black History Month. The in-store section is amazing! You can find items for everyone from babies to adults. They have books, apparel, tote bags, and a lot more. Three of the designs featured in the collectionContinue reading “A Valentine’s Week Recap | 2/20/2022”

Dear Colorism, Time’s Up!

The Chicago-bred Singer, Songwriter, Actress, and now published Author Ebony Jenae has done it again! By releasing her debut book entitled Dear Colorism: Times up! When I say it’s a MUST READ, I mean it. The real-life occurrences and the occurrences shared by other dark skin women of color will leave you undone. This bookContinue reading “Dear Colorism, Time’s Up!”

Finally Got a Piece of the Pie

I’m moving! I am so excited to pivot and share this new season of my life with you. I wanted to try and get all the pending writing I had out instead of hoarding them in my notes but! I just can’t hold it in any longer. As you all may know, After college IContinue reading “Finally Got a Piece of the Pie”

Falling in the Fall 🍂

Fall is my favorite time of year. I have a birthday in the fall, the weather changes, the holidays come around, the leaves turn beautiful browns and orange colors. Hot chocolate and fuzzy soft pajamas come out. The air is just different. In that same breath, this season is also one of the hardest ofContinue reading “Falling in the Fall 🍂”

Puzzle Therapy for the Anxious

When I feel overwhelmed I tend to drop everything. Calls and texts go unanswered, messages get missed, social media gets parked and I go silent. I do that in an attempt to regain structure and grab ahold of life and as a result, I “fall behind.” This past weekend I was sitting on the couchContinue reading “Puzzle Therapy for the Anxious”

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”

Reassurance for the High-Achiever

This is for the high-achiever who feels like time has run out. The one who can receive so many stares and yet still feel unseen. The one who has their accomplishments displayed throughout their home and pass them by daily without recognition. It’s the time of year when high- achievers suffer the most. Failing toContinue reading “Reassurance for the High-Achiever”