I recently watched the documentary “Dark Girls”. The film highlights the struggle of being a dark-skinned women in the African-American community and also within the world. As a dark-skinned African American woman, I was intrigued by the topic and interested in hearing stories from other women regarding their experiences. I can remember the first time… Continue reading The Darker the Berry….
Last week, Queen Bey blessed us with a whole documentary and album drop from her historical Coachella performance. I had a very long weekend, and week so far which means that I have yet to watch the film but have heard wonderful things about it. I wouldn’t say that I’m a part of the BeyHive,… Continue reading Thanks, B.
In 2014 prompted by the ending of a dating situation and a relaxer that burnt my scalp so badly, I decided to go natural. This means that I stopped relaxing my hair to make it straight and would now be wearing my hair’s natural texture. The first few months weren’t so hard because the two… Continue reading What Defines You?
A few years ago, I was heading on vacation. As many people do before a trip, I made an appointment to get my hair done. At this point, I had been natural for a few years and decided that for this trip, I didn’t want braids I wanted a halo braid. After much research I… Continue reading Beauty while Black
At this point in my life, I currently have 3 jobs; 1 full time job and 2-part time jobs; NYC is expensive. I work full-time as an administrative assistant at a law firm, part time as a studio assistant at a fitness studio, and on the weekend with kids. All 3 of my jobs, require… Continue reading How to be an Introvert in a Customer-Facing Role
Happy February! The second month of the year is all about love: loving others, loving ourselves, loving this world that we live in. As we celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, I wanted to highlight the ways in which I practice self-care. To me self-care means taking care of the most important relationship that I will… Continue reading Six Ways I practice Self-Care
The year was 2000, and a brand-new show called “Big Brother” was starting. The show put a group of strangers in a house with cameras and the viewers could watch their every move. I’m not sure why I decided as a child that I was going to start writing a weekly review on Big Brother,… Continue reading Don’t Forget the Child in You
I can’t believe that it’s January 2019! 2018 flew by and I know for me personally it was a pretty good year. I got a new job, I launched my blog, I traveled, and I took some necessary time to deal with some long-overdue emotional baggage. In 2018, I did cut some people out my… Continue reading Welcome 2019!!!
When I was younger my favorite show was 7th Heaven. I remember one of the episodes where one of the characters Lucy was upset because she hadn’t gotten her period ,but all her friends had. It seemed like such an odd thing to be upset about. Fast forward a few years and when I finally… Continue reading Read this If You’re on the Fence About Trying a Menstrual Cup
This past weekend, I had the pleasure of attending a screening of the film “She Did That.” This documentary follows the rise and success of several black female entrepreneurs. I had first heard about the film, from a weekly newsletter that I receive and was anxious to see it in theaters and hoped that it… Continue reading Go See “She Did That”!!!