Everyone is talking about The New York Times' "Framing Britney Spears" documentary, and I wanted to get in on the conversation too. So, I finally sat down to watch it last week, and I learned so much in those 75 mintutes. But, it wasn't until I watched it a second time with Marlon that I… Continue reading 3 Biggest Takeaways About Our Society After Watching ‘Framing Britney Spears’ — Did You Miss It?
Y'all wouldn't believe the kind of week that I've had, okay? I've been tried, tested, and then some. Sometimes, all in one day, I've experienced anger, sadness, frustration, depression, and anxiety. Nevertheless, I survived, and I'm here to share my experience and everything that I've learned during this tiresome week. As you all know, I… Continue reading When You Grow, Some People Won’t Grow With You, and That’s Okay
If you saw my vision board in my last post, then you saw a picture of the most amazing baby boy in the universe! Drum roll please.... (I hope you're doing the drum roll thing in your head lol). Everyone, please give a round of applause and a warm welcome to the LFT fam, my… Continue reading The Beginnings of Learning to be a Godmother
Whew! We can breathe a little, y'all. 2020 was a bit of a doozy, and I think we can all agree on that one. With COVID-19, police brutality, and the never-ending war of politics, I'm just glad to say that we made it to 2021. So, to bring in the new year, I decided to… Continue reading My Vision Board — 2021 is My Year!
Recently, my friendship with a really close friend of mine was tested, and I went through a period of depression that brought on anxiety and panic attacks without notice. It sounds overdramatic, but I'm just being 100% transparent. I was left with a decision of whether or not to lose one of my closest friends,… Continue reading Reevaluate the Relationships in Your Life: If You Don’t Put Yourself First, Who Will?
Alright, the holiday season is soon to be upon us, and some of us (ahem, me) couldn't be more overjoyed! I love everything about this time of year -- the cold weather, music, lights, traditions, and so much more. However, I know that some people, perhaps even most people, are not a huge fan of… Continue reading 3 Ways to Turn a Holiday You Hate into a Holiday You Love!
Happy Thursday, everyone! I've had a very busy month since my blog post 'Suicidal Thoughts: It's Okay Not to be Okay' came out. I've had a lot of people reaching out to me across different platforms to share their stories and ask for advice, and I truly feel honored and blessed to have the opportunity… Continue reading Suicidal Thoughts Part II: Kindness Is Key
In an effort to display and promote Black representation on their platform, Netflix has made many of the shows that I used to love available for you to stream right now. Some of these shows include fan favorites like, 'The Parkers,' 'Half & Half,' and 'One on One.' When I found out that they were… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Watch ‘Girlfriends’ in 2020
Trigger Warning: Suicide Alright, here's another one that's super difficult for me to write. I feel like I've been saying that a lot lately, but each one really gets harder and harder. However, I know that this post needs to be written so that I can be honest with myself and honest with all of… Continue reading Suicidal Thoughts: It’s Okay Not To Be Okay
Okay, so if you haven't figured it out by now based on my previous blogs, I am very emotional. I don't think there's anything wrong with expressing yourself, having a good cry, or feeling emotions in general. However, we live in a society where a man isn't supposed to cry, or else he's "acting like… Continue reading What’s So Important About Feelings? — ‘Side Effect of Feelings’ Episode Review of Amanda Seales’ Podcast