New Work Coming Soon

Advertisements They say the best work comes from the most painful experiences… This year has brought forth emotions that I’ve never imagined. I’ve been compiling my words into notebooks and note apps on my phone. Waiting to put all the pieces together into one body of work to express the things I’ve been through thisContinue reading “New Work Coming Soon”

Stretching my Creative Muscles

Advertisements Lately, I’ve had the urge to do more with my creative brain. Currently, I am a writer; I write poetry, prose, short stories, novels. That brings me peace, but I also want something that can make me explore and expand my creative ideas. I have been thinking about painting and photography mainly, as thoseContinue reading “Stretching my Creative Muscles”

How To Take Care of The Right Brain

Advertisements Many times we talk about self-care, and how important it is to take time out to yourself (it is actually a requirement of mine). What we don’t think about, is to how to also take care of our creative mind. It actually is quite simple, as a lot of the thing you would doContinue reading “How To Take Care of The Right Brain”

My Free Time is Not Free

Advertisements Lately I’ve been doing a lot of self-evaluation; an effort in trying to become a better “me”, if you will. I’ve been through some scenarios that have provided the shocking conclusion that my “free time” is never actually “free”. People spend an unnecessary amount of time trying to figure out what it is theyContinue reading “My Free Time is Not Free”

Took a Small Break, but I’ll be Back Soon

Advertisements So, if anyone has been paying attention, the blog has definitely been a little DRY lately :(.  I sort of hit a rut and a rough patch for the last couple of weeks in regards to blogging.  Between work, editing my next book, working on some poetry and life; unfortunately, my blog took aContinue reading “Took a Small Break, but I’ll be Back Soon”

We’re Tired of Companies That Always “Get it Wrong”

Advertisements There are really no words to describe the outrage that appeared in social media when this picture showed up “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle” is what the hoodie says. Well alright. My first reaction to the hoodie was, “well, that was HORRIBLY executed and offensive as hell.” I also knew that there wasContinue reading “We’re Tired of Companies That Always “Get it Wrong””

#50Days50Questions: It’s Time I Stopped Running

Advertisements I recently reblogged a post I found on a fellow blogger, As Told by Sid‘s website that highlights 50 questions to ask yourself towards self-discovery.  I kind of adapted the same mindset as she did; challenge accepted! Lol. I figured this may be an interesting quest, and since I told myself that the summerContinue reading “#50Days50Questions: It’s Time I Stopped Running”

Self-Care Sunday Highlight: Meditation

Advertisements This week, I am going to give you all a quick self-care tip that I have come to love in the recent weeks: meditation. First of all, we all lead busy and demanding lives.  We are being pulled and twisted and turned in so many different directions, that sometimes we leave little to noContinue reading “Self-Care Sunday Highlight: Meditation”

I’m Black, But I’m Not….

Advertisements Saw this video done by BuzzFeed that we shared on my Facebook and I wanted to make my own “I’m Black, but I’m not…” statement: I’m Black, but I’m not….. Ashamed of my skin. Or From the projects. In poverty. On food stamps. A weed smoker because I have dreads. Afraid of my “pro-blackness”. AContinue reading “I’m Black, But I’m Not….”

Random Stories in my Head….

Advertisements I have so many ideas in my head for short stories, and I just have to find the time to sit down and get them on paper. I’ve been so busy the last couple weeks with work, I haven’t had time to slow down and put the thoughts on paper. Luckily for me, theyContinue reading “Random Stories in my Head….”