I saw Black Panther twice this past weekend -- the first time was at a private screening the day before its Feb. 16 release. I sported a handmade tunic I bought from South Africa a few years back (click here to read all about my experience), a pair of black leather pants and a beret (which coincidentally had cat ears). The second time was with my family, and that time I took hella notes. As a black woman, watching this movie was crazy exciting and empowering, for so many reasons. But as a … [Read More...]
Realness and Randomness
So I started this blog as a therapeutic outlet for me to share my personal truths while also engaging and inspiring others. I strongly believe my God-given purpose is to uplift others through my writing, so I plan to use my blog as a platform to launch other projects focusing on mental, spiritual, self-esteem, relationship and health principles that I have learned and am still learning in my personal journey. The best is yet to come, so join me!
As I’m sitting here writing this post, it is Monday, Labor Day. Which means that many of you are busy devouring a plate of that barbecue chicken and ribs that Uncle Ray Ray hooked up whilst wearing a pair of these bad boys…
My biggest struggle lately (as in the past 25 years) has been getting up in the morning. Mostly because, well, it’s morning. And also because when I do decide to get up, I rarely have enough time to do everything I need to do before I get my day going. This primarily includes praying, meditating, and working. Now please note […]
If you read my post about the mini crisis I experienced when I turned 25 a few weeks ago, then you’re aware of my current struggle: the reality that I have officially entered the cohort of marriage, child bearing, home ownership and reminiscent phrases beginning with “Back in the day.” Translation: I’ve officially reached adulthood. I […]