So today I decided to write a poem, since everything else I tried to write didn’t come together (the joys of being a writer…) After I wrote it, I realized … Continue readingThe Search for Harmony
The Quiet Afro: breaking the stereotype of changemakers People gave me dirty looks, others said I was beautiful, some questioned whether I would shake the ship because I’m obviously pro … Continue readingThe Quiet Afro: What we can all learn from sharing our stories
Spirituality is our connection to our self and the world in general. Some of us call it energy, others call it love, regardless, it is the thing that brings us … Continue readingFive Simple things about Spirituality
Theres a story about life we all follow, the story of doing to get better when sometimes you just need to be. Depression can grip us in a way where … Continue readingHeal Depression or Cope with Depression?
I was wondering what I would write about today because currently I don’t feel shameful about anything I’m doing or anything I’ve done in the past, but for some reason … Continue readingShameless 2018
After many guilt trips over the years, one intense year of feeling bad about my choices, I have pretty good reasons to go into this year with a focus on … Continue readingGuiltless 2018 with Releasing Practice
The other day, my friend said that she didn’t really know how to nurture her daughter when she was born into this world. She knew that this little one depended … Continue readingMy Becoming
Most of us expect that we would eventually get past trauma after a certain amount of time, we expected that pain will eventually go away once medication is taken, and … Continue readingHealing is Not an Overnight Sensation
Remember when they said everything will be okay, just be positive? For some of us that worked but for others it told us what we feel is not real. I’m … Continue readingIt’s NOT just about Positivity
Oprah did it, Kendrick did it, Jay -z did it, even George Bush did it. Whether privileged or not the basics are the same, you have to start somewhere. There … Continue readingEmbracing your Start Somewhere.
When I first wrote this piece in March (only to revisit it four months later) it came as I was putting together furniture and allowing my mind to wander. Sitting … Continue readingThe Lesson in Being Distracted
There’s nothing as profound as the moment you do something tedious or utterly stupid only to discover one key message of the universe. Yesterday I was leaving my house and … Continue readingWhy you don’t look for anything in the dark