I don't know when it became cool to talk crap on the innanet, but I'm pretty certain it began with the rise of social media, gossip sites, and our unhealthy obsession with all things even remotely celebrity. This unquenchable desire to be in-the-know at all times has contributed to the success of wildly popular celeb-centered… Continue reading The World Doesn’t Need Another Gossip Blogger + 3 Black Influencers Killing it Online and IRL
Photo by Diana Simumpande on Unsplash I once heard that during the Christian walk, you're either going through a storm, coming out of a storm, or one is coming your way! While storms (trouble on the job, financial woes, relationship drama) are no fun, we can be assured of two things: 1) Storms come, but… Continue reading 15 Gospel Songs to Help You Weather the Storm! ☔🙏🏾
I was recently contacted by Jennifer, the mastermind behind the blog, 'Being Young and Twenty' to submit a piece about--you guessed it- being young and twenty! The blog serves as a resource to help twenty-somethings (and others) navigate this thing called life and if nothing else, lets readers know that they are not alone. I was grateful… Continue reading Feature Post: ‘Being Young and Twenty’
This past week, I went to a fashion show at Macy's. Everyone that knows me, knows that I love fashion! I love piecing different looks together and I especially love when I can get them at affordable prices. I had decided that I would attend the fashion show by myself but leading up to the event,… Continue reading Morning Inspiration: What’s Meant for You is for YOU!!!
Weight has been an issue for me literally since birth. I was a whopping three pounds when my mother delivered me, small enough to fit into the palm of her hand. When I was finally released from the NICU after almost three months, my father vowed that he would fatten me up and he succeeded.… Continue reading FYI, Calling Someone Skinny is Body Shaming, Too!
Can I be honest? Today I did not wake up feeling flawless! In fact, I felt everything but! Plagued by the cares of this world and the pressures of my own expectations like when am I going to be finished school? Or will my blog ever reach the following that I desire? So on and… Continue reading Don’t Worry! Your Time is Coming!
My 26th birthday is this Sunday and a weird mix of emotions has overtaken me. It seems like I just turned the big two-five and here's comes twenty-six just a knockin' at my door, a constant reminder that thirty just down the block and around the corner. I'm not ready, in my Kevin Hart voice.… Continue reading How It Feels to Almost Be 26…
Have you ever been around a person that was so envious of someone else's success that it was all they talked about? If you were to come straight out and ask them if they were bitter they'd surely deny it. The conversation usually starts with how they are happy for such and such and somewhere… Continue reading Intimidated by the success of your peers? Don’t be!
If I had a dollar for every time someone said having a degree didn't matter, I'd be rolling in the money! Probably enough to pay back my undergrad debt and then some! But seriously, how on Earth could something that you spent years working towards, countless sleepless nights studying for and thousands of dollars paying for… Continue reading Why People Should Stop Saying a Degree Doesn’t Matter!
“Obama out,” (drops mic) are the famous closing remarks spoken by only the coolest president of all time at what was his last White House Correspondence Dinner. It’s hard to believe that two terms are coming to an end and I can’t help but feel a sense of sadness at the departure of a great… Continue reading “Obama Out!” You Will Be Missed!