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Monday Motivation: Don’t Listen to “People”

Happy Monday! Today we’re kicking it off with some words from one of personal favorite actresses, Taraji P. Henson. She reminds us that the words people tell us should not deter you from following your dreams. “If you allow people to project their fears onto you, you won’t live.” This week, I want you to […]

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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 […]

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Monday Motivation: We’re all just pretending

The beautiful thing about people that are naturally funny is that they can turn our everyday struggles into an opportunity to know that we are not alone and that we can find laughs within our darkest moments. Evelyn from the Internet (yes, her name is Evelyn from the Internet) is one of those people. I don’t […]

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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 […]

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Open Letters

The Melanin Comeback: Why Black Representation Matters

When I was a kid I didn’t see race.. let alone, color. Granted, that could have been due to attending an all black school from Kindergarten to 12th grade. At my Pre-K graduation I played Cinderella’s fairy Godmother (a.k.a Whitney Houston) in our stage play. I clearly remember walking onto the stage with my plastic wand […]

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My Life Lessons

5 Girl Power Movies and TV Shows

It can be exceptionally hard to find movies where the female role isn’t plagued by some extreme identity crisis particularly centered around the meager “need” of a male companion, daddy issues, or constant comparison to an onscreen rival (as if women can’t coexist without envy of another woman). So, when I find a movie or […]

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My Life Lessons

My Favorite Obama Moments

In a time where we are in a constant state of alert due to the incompetent actions of our “45th President”… we need a little light to remember some of the good that we experienced under the Obama administration. We aren’t looking at the data- lower unemployment rates, higher number of insured citizens, ending of […]

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My Life Lessons

2016 -The Breakthrough Year

2016 was one of the worst years of my life. All jokes aside. Don’t get me wrong, I am extremely young but putting age aside, the trials and problems that I encountered throughout the year were a lot. You may have noticed my periodic posts here and there but that was because outside of this […]

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My Life Lessons

I fasted, and this is what I learned.

For about two months now I’ve been on what you can call, a spiritual journey. During this time, I’ve worked on my connection with the man upstairs in a few ways… Church every Sunday, bible study every Thursday, attempting to stay in constant communication with God, so on and so on… Basically all of the […]

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