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?
Going grocery shopping can be very expensive, especially when you're shopping to feed a house full of people. To make matters worse, it's even harder to save money when you're trying to eat healthy and organic foods -- they cost sooo much money. But... Dun-da-da-DAH (cue my superhero music, please)! I am here to save the… Continue reading Grocery Shopping on a Budget
We're officially halfway into the first month of 2020! Woo hoo!! Now is the time to start planning for how to make the best of this year, and it's also a good time to reflect on the previous year. You with me? Let's get right into it and talk about the five most important lessons… Continue reading Top 5 Lessons I Learned in 2019
In my last blog, I talked about healthy morning habits that you should consider incorporating into your every day morning routine. We talked about how important it is to start your day off right, but did you know that how you end your day matters just as much? After a long day at work or… Continue reading Healthy Nighttime Habits