Yes it’s true, good things can happen to you too.
I woke up to this letter in my email and I was so excited because this is the first time someone has sent me a love letter without me asking for it. It is an indescribable joy for me to witness the gratitude and joy people have for their body
I needed to have an honest real look at myself. So I stood there in front of the mirror, and all that came was a whisper: “Thank you, thank you, … Continue Reading Oprah’s Love Letter to Her Body
I was scrolling Through Medium a few weeks ago, when I stumbled on an article titled “Stop Trying to Inspire me”. The author was experiencing a sort of positivity fatigue, … Continue Reading I Don’t Want to Inspire You
Sometimes the “after” body is not what you expect
“And when you know better, you do better” ~Maya Angelou
Yesterday, I went to a Bokwa class, which is an aerobics class inspired by a South African dance style. Guys, I had the time of my life in that class. … Continue Reading Does Working out Have to Be a Torture Session?
There are so many problematic layers to having Zoe play Nina. Racism, colorism both in Hollywood, #NinaSimone ‘s life, blackgirls in general
Perfection is not the goal
This is the Fashion Guide You’ve Been Waiting For: How to Do Away With Racism, By Dressing Respectably. 1950s edition.
Get in Formation, Get fabulous, Get Fierce, Get fearless
Following my last post on the particular anxiety that comes with the struggle of self-love, I think it’s only befitting that this song be added to our playlist. It is … Continue Reading Music Mondays: Don’t Be So Hard on Yourself
You already experience enough pain, struggling to pretend that all is well. Give some space to your vulnerability
Here is to allowing short skirts and intelligence to exist in the same body
How Many TImes Have You Tried?
She’s the quintessential girl next door, and you will totally wish she was your friend
When I first heard this duo between Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston, I immediately fell in love with the song. Yes I was a little girl when it came out … Continue Reading Music Mondays With Whitney Houston And Mariah Carey: How to Create Miracles Out of Times of Despair