Your heart has to be ready to handle the weight of your calling
Humility has a way of erasing us if we aren’t conscious of how we practice it. There’s a fine line between modesty and lack of self worth. I have watched many use humility as an excuse for withdrawing from their God-given place in this world just to stay comfortable in their safe space. I have…
Black Joy Is Resistance
Joy for a black person is political. Deciding that in spite of everything that is thrown at you, you still deserve that moment of light heartedness without guilt is an act of self love and preservation. It’s political when you don’t let the system break your spirit.
Self-Care Tips For When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed By The Feed
It’s been a really tough 5 months and I don’t know what else to do than to try and put my mind to good use and be of value in the midst of a lot of noise and outrage online. Race-based trauma & stress are real. This is a serious public health issue and can…
You’re Exactly Where You Need To Be #MindfulMonday
We all sometimes fall into the trap of overthinking decisions we’ve made in the past, but trust me either way you look at it, where you are right now is exactly where you need to be.
Where the natural hair movement falls short.
It’s no secret that in the past 6 years or so there has been a shift in the hair care industry mainly brought on by people choosing to embrace their natural hair. All over social media there are perfectly curled and coiled influencers, companies that market bouncy, juicy manes, and many ordinary people choosing to…
Just Be You.
When I look inward as to who I am and what I stand for, I’ve always been met with a sense of peace, an anchor. I guess I’m blessed that I had parents that never imposed their ideas or identities on me, but rather just let me learn my way through life.
25.3 – Home Is A Feeling
I sit with nothing but silence around me. Cross-legged on the floor, I close my eyes and try to focus on the furthest sound I can hear. Nothing. There’s just the machine hum of the air conditioner above me. The thoughts in my mind feel more like a conversation, what feels like hundreds of different…
25: Old & Unaccomplished
“I feel old” “I feel like I should have accomplished so much more” “I have no idea what I’m doing”
Another One *Khaled voice*
I’m 25 today.