Self-Care Sunday: The Purge

Hello everyone! I’m back with another Self-Care Sunday tip for you all! This weeks self-care Sunday highlight is: purging! Since I’ve been sitting at home a lot more often than usual, and it looks like I will be for a little longer (smh lol), I’ve been taking a harder look at a lot of things…

New Merch Site is Live!

I have some awesome news for all of my followers! I have created a small sample collection dedicated to my blog site that I would like to showcase today! the site is now live and available to all! If you are interested in purchasing, head over to this site and place your order today! 🙂…

How to Deal with Your Mental Health When the World is in Crisis

By the title of this post, you will see that I want to discuss a topic that is particularly taboo and a widely spread concern across the African American community. I believe at a time when there are several things happening that can have a severe impact on our mental health, we need to arm…

Sulwe : A Book with a Message for All Ages

I had long anticipated buying this book for my daughter, but I had no idea that the message would resonate with me as an adult as well. Lupita Nyongo’s book, Sulwe is a heartwarming tale that teaches a powerful lesson about loving yourself and allowing the beauty within you to shine through. The story, which…

Confessions of a Loc’d Goddess: My Daughter’s Journey

For a long time, my daughter and i have had a love/hate relationship with her hair. She’s always had very beautiful, thick, curly hair. I would enjoy playing in her hair; but wash days were something we would both dread. Between her screaming at the thought of me even wanting to put water on it,…

Joy

Sometimes I listen to this when I need to remind myself when joy is possible and will come when the dark clouds are done hovering. 🖤 https://youtu.be/h2tbsMEpgHA

Pieces of Beauty.

Just a few of my favorite nature shots. Lately I’ve been trying to take the time to enjoy certain moments. Sunsets, flowers, water; they all are very calming and evoke a level of stillness inside my spirit. I’m trying really hard to listen to those things more. Enjoy 🖤. 📸: Whit C.

Here.

Here. There. Everywhere. I am here. I am there. I am everywhere. But still; nowhere. There’s nothing to show for where I’ve been. I close my eyes and try to make sense of these feelings; but all it is, is feeling. Feeling that I’ve tried to find explanation for but come up empty. It suffocates…

Self-Care Sunday: Unplug to Stay Safe

Although things appear to have calmed down, the nation is still grieving. There are still parts of our souls that are still raw. Videos and incidents are coming up everyday of racial injustices that either were never talked about, not talked about enough, or just happened and now need to be talked about. Along with…

Self-Care Sunday: A Full-Circle Cleansing

Good morning everyone! Here I am with another post dedicated to increasing your self-care arsenal. Today, my highlight will be cleansing; mind, physical, body and spirit. Last week, I did a much needed and anticipated comprehensive self-care day. I started with my mind. I meditated for about 20 minutes. I sat in my meditation space…