Philly, Reflections

Finding Myself Again after Losing My Job..πŸ˜’πŸ’”πŸ’ͺ🏾

Just one week into a promotion at work, I received the shock of my life. Hahnemann University Hospital will be closing on September 6, 2019. This announcement sparked instant tears in the packed auditorium and soon enough it would make headlines across the country. The place where I'd spent pretty much all of my twenties,… Continue reading Finding Myself Again after Losing My Job..πŸ˜’πŸ’”πŸ’ͺ🏾

Inspirational, Reflections, Social Media

The World Doesn’t Need Another Gossip Blogger + 3 Black Influencers Killing it Online and IRL

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

Reflections

‘A Time to Lose and a Time to Gain’ (Ecc 3:6) πŸ˜₯πŸ’” 3 Lessons Learned from taking L’s in 2018

If 2018 were to be summed up by using just an album title, it'd likely be called 'Wins and Losses' by Meek Mill, only at times it felt as if I took more L's than anything else. Loss in friendships, loss in advancement opportunities on the job, even loss of life (death of loved one).… Continue reading ‘A Time to Lose and a Time to Gain’ (Ecc 3:6) πŸ˜₯πŸ’” 3 Lessons Learned from taking L’s in 2018

black girl magic, Reflections, Things to Do

Stay Focused in 2019 with a D.I.Y. #VisionBoard βœ¨πŸΎ

As a hospital telephone operator, there's not much room for creativity. Deciding whether to send a page in ALL CAPS or lower case is about as far as my creative license goes. Add in that one time I was asked to decorate the bulliten board for Black History Month (which was lit by the way… Continue reading Stay Focused in 2019 with a D.I.Y. #VisionBoard βœ¨πŸΎ

Faith, Reflections

No Shade πŸ™…πŸΎβ€β™€οΈπŸš«4 Bible Verses to Read Before Posting a Shady Comment!

Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash I once was (and on occasion still am), one of those people who lived and got my life in the comment sections of my favorite celebrity gossip Instagram pages. Creeping through the comments gave me the kekee's (laughs) I needed to get through long work days and the occasional sleepless… Continue reading No Shade πŸ™…πŸΎβ€β™€οΈπŸš«4 Bible Verses to Read Before Posting a Shady Comment!

Blogging Tips, Reflections

When Blogging Gets You #InYourFeelings, Remember Why You Started! πŸ™‡πŸΎβ€β™€οΈπŸ’»

When I first started my blog in 2012, it wasn't for follows. In fact, I didn't even know that people could follow me until the topic came up during a job interview in which I wore heels that were probably too high and a face that was likely too made up! It wasn't about sponsored… Continue reading When Blogging Gets You #InYourFeelings, Remember Why You Started! πŸ™‡πŸΎβ€β™€οΈπŸ’»

black girl magic, Reflections, Social Commentary

3 Things I Noticed from Watching ‘Living Single’ in My Twenties!!! πŸ’πŸΎβ€β™€οΈ

Every evening around 7 p.m., I look forward to tuning into 90's sitcom, 'Living Single' on Bounce TV and when I say I get my entire life, honey I mean it! Don't judge me! Four bomb, black women (Khadijah, Synclaire, Regine and Maxine) working, dating and cohabitating in New York City is just the black… Continue reading 3 Things I Noticed from Watching ‘Living Single’ in My Twenties!!! πŸ’πŸΎβ€β™€οΈ

Reflections, Self Care

2018 Goals: Celebrate Yourself!!!πŸ₯‚πŸΎ

We're slowly approaching week three of 2018, and here I am wishing you a Happy New Year but better late than never I suppose (insert black girl shrugging emoji). Anyway, I hope your year is off to a great start! Last week, I attended an annual holiday party at my former place of employment and… Continue reading 2018 Goals: Celebrate Yourself!!!πŸ₯‚πŸΎ

Reflections

It’s My Birthday!!!

(Cue Uncle LukeΒ Birthday Song) And I'm pretty darn excited about it too! But I shouldn't be. The closer you get to thirty, society gives you a list of reasons why you should be wallowing in your own pity. You have a job, not a career. You've accumulated thousands of dollars in student loan debt, which… Continue reading It’s My Birthday!!!

Reflections

How’s Your 2017 Going?Β 

Can you believe it's June already? We are halfway through 2017. This year is just flying by! I hope you're chipping away at those resolutions or goals as I like to call them, that you set wayy back in January. It's easy to fall off track with the hustle and bustle of everyday life, but… Continue reading How’s Your 2017 Going?Β