Fashion and Beauty

2 Easy Natural Hair Tutorials

Hello beautiful people! Today, I wanted to share a collaboration that I did with Dark & Lovely. Below you can watch two styles I achieved using their Go Intense temporary hair colors and their Let’s Jam gel. I hope you enjoy the looks! Advertisements

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Quotes

Monday Motivation: Fall Forward

Happy Monday! Today I am bringing you a motivational video featuring Denzel Washington. One thing he said that I will take with me through this week is: “Every failed experiment is one step closer to success.” This week, remember that failure is inevitable but if you keep trying, eventually you’ll  breakthrough. Also, the ghost analogy he […]

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Poems, Quotes

Poetry Picks: “Knock Knock”

I know it’s late… However, I still wanted to post a Sunday Poetry Pick. Today, I wanted the poem to be a bit of a throwback so this pick is from Def Jam Poetry. The poet is Daniel Beaty and the poem is titled, “Knock Knock”.  Press play…    

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My Life Lessons

Need Help Learning to Pray?

When I was in undergrad at Florida A&M University, I was a regular at the library. One day, two of my guy friends joined me in a study room and as we usually tended to do, we joked and laughed about the normal college things. Well about 5 minutes into the conversation, one of them […]

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Poems, Quotes

Poetry Picks: “My Honest Poem”

Happy Sunday! One of my favorite things here on the blog is Poetry Pick Sunday’s. On these days I feature poets and their poems that I’ve grown to enjoy. Rudy Francisco has been featured here 2 other times and you can find those poems here: Poetry Picks: “Your God” & Poetry Picks: If I was a Love Poet […]

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My Life Lessons

Never Fold Under Pressure

It’s currently 5:09 a.m. and I’m in the airport. I came to Miami Wednesday evening to see J. Cole in concert and now I am preparing to leave and return to my regular routine back home. It’s always nice to get away for a few days even if you don’t do much during that time. […]

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My Life Lessons

How I Passed the GRE (The First Time)

So, I’ve had the intention of writing this blog post for over a year now. (Procrastination sucks) However, today felt like I should finally get around to it. I took the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) in February of 2017. I’d just applied to a graduate school that offered a nice program for what I wanted to […]

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