Happy Monday!! What better way to get your week started than with wise words from my #ForeverFirstLady, Michelle Obama. This video is from her last commencement speech as the First Lady. One notable thing she said was: “Your experience facing and overcoming adversity is one of your biggest advantages.” So as you continue on through […]Read more
Monday Motivation: Don’t be Afraid to Dream BIG
Happy Monday! Denzel Washington is one of my favorite people to watch both on screen and off. You can catch him off screen sharing major life hacks and words to remember. This morning, I wanted to share this short video of Denzel speaking at a college graduation. One thing he said that really stuck with […]Read more
Monday Motivation: Take Care of YOU First
A wise woman once said, “You have to keep your own self full… that’s your job.” That wise woman was Oprah Winfrey. I watched her speak to Stanford’s school of business and she dropped major gems that we can all stand to hear (multiple times). Here is one clip where she reminds us of something […]Read more
Shaakira’s Freshman Survival Guide
Hey y’all Hey! So I’m extremely excited to be releasing my college freshman survival guide! It’s been a process trying to bring my ideas into fruition but I must say, it was well worth the hassle lol… Anyhow, in case you aren’t subscribed to my YouTube channel, I will be posting each video here on […]Read more
Introducing Queen to Queens Apparel !
I know that I’ve been gone for a while now, but I promise that it was for a good cause! For a while now I’ve been having a burning desire to create clothing in conjunction with the blog and this summer allowed me the opportunity to do so. Now that I’ve officially launched the website, […]Read more
Do You “Like” You?
“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson Since when did Instagram likes determine someone’s value, worth, or even competency? Our generation has transformed the boundaries with all things technology based in the last few years. There are all types of […]Read more
Update + More Blogs!
January is basically over and the last time I published something was the 1st day of this month… sad right? I’ve had people ask me, “when is the next post going to be?”, and honestly, I could not answer them. School is back in session in addition to some major life changes so it’s hard […]Read more
Dealing with “pint” people
For as long as I could remember, I’ve always struggled with this idea of doing more for people than I am getting from them. It seems like I’m always giving, giving, and giving all that I have with little to no return. Whether it be from friends, associates, mates, or family, you may deal with […]Read more
Requested: Sex Before Marriage (A Man’s View)
Now that we’ve explored the opinions of women about sex before marriage, it’s imperative that we review a man’s perspective. I think it’s always best to see different sides of a story or topic because it may change the way you view things. Being that we aren’t men, we don’t always think like they do. […]Read more
Who’s your Author?
There is something extremely humbling about turning your life over to God. You go from planning your today’s and tomorrow’s, to having to trust that whatever the future holds is exactly what is meant to be. I still struggle with letting go completely and allowing him to work. But if the bible says that he’s […]Read more