Okay, show of hands -- who knew that April is National Stress Awareness Month? I'll be the first to tell you that I sure didn't know, but once I found out, I thought this would be a great opportunity for me to bring you another gem I learned from a therapy session I had in… Continue reading The Best Therapy-Approved Way to Manage Stress
I'm sure quite a few of us can agree that 2021 was filled with many ups and downs -- for me, I started a new job, left that same job, changed my career path, and grew both personally and professionally. I've learned quite a bit last year through the celebrations and the many challenges, but… Continue reading My Vision Board: I’m Ready for 2022!
Happy New Year, everyone! I'm back with a brand new blog post, as I am finally in a different space than I was since my last post. I figured, there's no time to start anew than at the beginning of the year, so here I am! Phew! I have so much to tell you, but… Continue reading I’m Back: Here are 3 Things I’ve Learned in My 3 Months Away
I don't know about y'all, but I used to read all the time when I was younger. I might be telling my age a bit here, but I remember in the early 2000s, there was a competition in elementary school where if you read a certain number of books, you'd get a medal and a… Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Should Read Before Bed
I'm sure every one of us had a moment where we just held our heads in our hands and accepted defeat. I know we all know what it feels like to be beaten and kicked, and we literally have no energy or will to get back up. I've been there more times than I count,… Continue reading 12 Motivational Songs That May Help When You Need a Boost
Alright, I hope y'all aren't tired of me talking about what I'm learning in therapy because I'm honestly just getting started 😅. Every single session allows me the opportunity to explore my past, present, and future in ways that I've never thought of before, and I love sharing it with you all. I know that… Continue reading What Does Your Best Self Look Like? — A Therapy Exercise That Changed My Perspective
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!
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!
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
Alright, it's time to get a bit serious here. Bear with me because it's about to get deep. Now, I know what most of you are thinking just by reading the title -- "Wait. Since when does she write about politics? Isn't this blog supposed to be about empowering each other and spreading positivity?" In… Continue reading Should We Strive to be More Like Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez?