Postpartum

I gotta be real here because I could spoon feed you the flowers and butterflies of motherhood, but it’s short-lived. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m three months into motherhood, and I am absolutely in love with Savannah, I can’t wait to see the woman she becomes. There are so many memorable and rewarding moments…

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Heal

“Oh, I didn’t know you were suffering.” Although the phone was to my ear, I stepped back. Suffering? Me? I hadn’t realized that in the whirlwind of emotions, I was experiencing the toll it took on my health. It was either that or the fact that I compartmentalized so much of my feelings and traumas…

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Put the Self in Self Care

What’s weird about self-care is how much we talk ourselves out of needing it. I’ve not seen my therapist since March, I’ve screwed up my skin care regimen, I don’t have enough wine at home, and I journal sporadically. I’m extremely burnt out from work and an extended weekend seemed like a dream come true….except…

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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…

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