Five Mistakes I Made During my Mental Health Journey

It’s Mental Health Awareness Month, and I couldn’t think of a better time to give my brain a hug than right now. As we all know, mental health, mental illness, and wellness as a whole does not look the same for everyone. Depression and anxiety aren’t the only mental illnesses that exist, and we have … Continue reading Five Mistakes I Made During my Mental Health Journey

Exploring the Imposter Syndrome

Photo by Ree on As a woman of color, I grew up knowing that I'd always have to work twice as hard to compensate for the fact that I am a woman of color trying to be successful. It is exhausting to have to always hold yourself to a higher standard and somehow still … Continue reading Exploring the Imposter Syndrome

Remember your Why

To the beautiful babes at ShexShines, I can't express my gratitude enough for your IG post on last Monday. I took a much needed break from creative writing, and my blog and just focused on working and being a mom. Obviously, it turned into an extremely exhausting loop and I figured now was the … Continue reading Remember your Why

Create & Cultivate Beauty Summit

IT'S STORYTIME! Confidence and self-esteem tend to go hand in hand in most cases, and I don't know about you, but I usually fake both! However, after attending the Beauty Summit in New York hosted by Create & Cultivate, I realized I was selling myself short. I talked myself out of taking more pictures, and … Continue reading Create & Cultivate Beauty Summit

Why Waiting for the "Perfect Moment" is Bullshit

That's me. Far left. (Next to some gorgeous gals btw) At an event that the old me would have talked myself out of. I almost always listen to that really annoying voice that tells me I can't ALL THE TIME. I've had the desire to start a blog for a little over ten years, and … Continue reading Why Waiting for the "Perfect Moment" is Bullshit