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”

Self-Care Sunday: Love Yourself

Advertisements This Sunday, I wanted to create a simple but meaningful post to promote self-care this week. The message is clear and important; love yourself. Self-love is the most important and effective way to show love these days. Now more than ever, we have to love ourselves even when we are not able to getContinue reading “Self-Care Sunday: Love Yourself”

Self-Care Sunday: The Purge

Advertisements 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 ofContinue reading “Self-Care Sunday: The Purge”

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

Advertisements 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 toContinue reading “How to Deal with Your Mental Health When the World is in Crisis”

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

Advertisements 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 onContinue reading “Confessions of a Loc’d Goddess: My Daughter’s Journey”

Self-Care Sunday: Unplug to Stay Safe

Advertisements 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. AlongContinue reading “Self-Care Sunday: Unplug to Stay Safe”