Spirituality & Self Care

The Art of Letting Sh*t Go

The Art of Letting Shit Go, what does it mean? On my personal growth journey, I’ve learned that letting go of negative emotions that we tie to painful memories makes us receptive to new positive experiences. Imagine that you are on a long journey and you come to an old bridge. This bridge can only support so much weight, and…

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Mom-umental

5 Ways To Deal With Working-Mom Guilt

As a mom who’s also balancing a career, I know all too well the feeling of “working-mom guilt.” Before I had my son, furthering my career was my top priority, but after welcoming the greatest love I’ve ever known into my life, my career bumped off of the top of my “most important” list. After trying my hand at being…

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Spirituality & Self Care

10 Ways to Welcome Spring

Today marks the first day of Spring, and where I live, I was pleased to wake up to 50-degree weather and sunshine. Spring is my favorite season. After a long, cold, and bitter winter, it’s amazing to watch everything come back to life. There’s a feeling of rebirth and youth in the air as baby birds start chirping in the…

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Spirituality & Self Care

Embracing the Water In Your Personality

The middle of March is the peak of Pisces season on the zodiac calendar. In my opinion, Pisces seems to be the most underrated and underappreciated signs, often being labeled as overly emotional and creative introverts. But as I’ve learned to be more in touch with my water dominant personality, I’ve come to appreciate that we are in fact, one…

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Lifestyle & Culture

10 Songs From my “Boss Mom” Playlist

Everyone has a playlist that gets them going on the way to work. As a working mom, I use these songs as motivation to crush my day and grind hard for my family. I’ve included my favorite lines from these songs, personal mantras if you will. Feel free to share! 1. Money – Cardi B “I got a baby, I…

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Lifestyle & Culture

Changing the Black Girl Narrative : Education

I chose to make the first installment of this blog series about changing the Black girl narrative when it comes to education. With the current political and social climate in our country, it’s essential that we begin taking the initiative to change the narrative of future Black girls everywhere from an early age; where these narratives often start. It is…

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Spirituality & Self Care

Changing the Black Girl Narrative : Introduction

In my personal opinion, Black women have a particular mystery about them which could be translated as magical. Historically resilient, fierce, loyal, and resourceful, Black women have had to overcome numerous obstacles and today, still, fight for equality and for their voices to be heard. I’m sure it can be agreed on by many, that although we come from various…

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Book Nook, Lifestyle & Culture

Michelle Obama’s “Becoming” – A Refreshingly Real Conversation

At just a little over two months since hitting the shelves, our Forever First Lady Michelle Obama’s memoir, “Becoming” is nothing short of iconic and unarguably an instant classic. With over 3.8 million copies sold and a book tour with ticket prices that could rival the “On the Run II Tour,” this must-have is 2018’s best selling book. I would…

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