Confessions of a Loc’d Goddess: End of an Era!!

Advertisements Sooooo…. as we like to say, I did a thing. After 6 years, 9 months and 3 days, I made a very big decision. On 12/13/2020, I cut my locs off. Shocking to some, it was a decision I had been contemplating for a long time now; and the year I’ve had prompted aContinue reading “Confessions of a Loc’d Goddess: End of an Era!!”

#ConfessionsOfALocdGoddess: The Water Retwist

Advertisements So last night, I did a quick retwist on my hair, because these COVID roots were not cute anymor, ok? It wasn’t my best work, but it got the job done and I only used two key things: water and oil. I had my gel ready, and as I started, I quickly decided thatContinue reading “#ConfessionsOfALocdGoddess: The Water Retwist”

But You’ve Survived

Advertisements I saw a post today with a quote, and I decided to share it with you all today. You may be going through something personal; but you survived. You may have lost what you feel like is your entire world; but you survived. You may be fighting a losing battles (it seems); but you’reContinue reading “But You’ve Survived”

A Crucial Time to Take Care of Ourselves

Advertisements The next 48-72 hours are crucial to our mental and emotional health. A lot is going on right now with many of us. Emotions are running high; anxiety is on 1,000, people’s nerves are shot. We are hearing about stores limiting the sell of guns and ammo and businesses boarding up in anticipation ofContinue reading “A Crucial Time to Take Care of Ourselves”

It’s Best to Be Still and Don’t Speak

Advertisements Sometimes, Sundays are just for sitting and staring. Today, my Sunday is representing a practice of the art of being still. Because I realized I move too fast; I speak too much. And sometimes it’s better to just move slower, be still and not speak as much. I do my best to practice asContinue reading “It’s Best to Be Still and Don’t Speak”

Self-Care Sunday: Dancing it Out

Advertisements I just recently watched the episode of Grey’s Anatomy (which is one of my favorites) where Christina and Meredith do their final “dance it out” before Christina leaves to go to Switzerland. It made me think about how sometimes, when life feels like it’s pulling you down, or when everything seems to be goingContinue reading “Self-Care Sunday: Dancing it Out”

Quarantine and Fitness: My New Yoga Journey

Advertisements One of the hardest things I’ve had to do during this quarantine is try to keep up a routine that involves continuing to workout consistently during the quarantine. Between gyms being open, partially opened or still closed, finding ways to stay active while not trying to lose my mind has been tough, lol. So,Continue reading “Quarantine and Fitness: My New Yoga Journey”

Time for a Hard Reset on Life! The “Four R” Method.

Advertisements ….And the world continues to turn….. Essential workers are pushing forward going to work. Parents are continuing to work from home and watch their children. School has now begun for children, which has added a new and unfamiliar layer of stress and uncertainty on parents. While all this is happening, we continue to pushContinue reading “Time for a Hard Reset on Life! The “Four R” Method.”

Self-Care Sunday: Stop Giving when You Have Nothing Left to Give

Advertisements How many times do we hear people say “don’t pour from an empty cup?” Now, how many of us actually listen to that advice? No one? Exactly. A lot of us are givers. I’m a giver. I give my all to the people I love. I will go above and beyond without a thoughtContinue reading “Self-Care Sunday: Stop Giving when You Have Nothing Left to Give”