TRUE STORY: One morning, as I was staring at my kinky coils in the mirror, after a sad attempt to comb through my untamable mane, I screamed in frustration and threw my comb across the room. "I HATE MY HAIR!!" I screamed in frustration. Why is it that so many other people rock their natural … Continue reading Embracing my natural hair helped me love myself even more. Here’s how..
If you’re looking to up your skincare game and make the shift from manufactured skincare products to all natural, holistic ones instead, you might want to check out the up-and-coming, overnight success DIY skincare company The Melanin Nurse. This company is expanding…fast. In just four months after launching their online store, entrepreneurs Erica Douglas and … Continue reading Meet the owners of The Melanin Nurse, Inc.!
Okay… I’m not going to sugar coat anything in this post. Death SUCKS. To think that one minute someone you love and care about is here, alive and breathing, talking and laughing, and the next minute…just gone. Reality sinks in. You’ll never again get to feel their touch, call them on the phone, spend another … Continue reading How to cope with grief and loss
Today I sat at work…very hungry. I’m sure my co-workers could hear my stomach grumbling and rumbling throughout the day. I could have easily taken a quick break to grab some food, or I could have eaten a big breakfast before I came in to hold me over for the day, but I was hungry … Continue reading The Truth about Fasting
Tre and I met in the sixth grade, he would make a joke about my hair every.single.day. in class. Who would have thought our story would begin like this? Fast-forward to the eighth-grade, after a slight glow-up, and now he “likes” me, asks me to 8th-grade prom, and that was the true beginning to our … Continue reading I’M ENGAGED!! 4 THINGS I HAD TO LEARN BEFORE GOD SENT MY HUSBAND
Let’s talk about..sex. Because honestly, the subject is talked about very often, but rarely in the right context. When I say the “right context”, I mean in biblical context. Everywhere we turn, we see advertisements attempting to entice our sexual and sensual pleasures, we hear sexual rap/R&B songs on the radio. Let me be honest, … Continue reading Beautiful Birds and Bees
I’ve been M.I.A. LET ME EXPLAIN! My life has taken a fast turn… and I mean FAST. I recently started graduate school full-time. And I legit feel like I’ve instead just started a full-time job! My classes have really been stretching me in ways I never knew I could be stretched. I’m learning skills I … Continue reading Busyness is never an excuse
Hey Sis! So as I was riding to work this morning, I got on YouTube to find a sermon to listen to on the road and stumbled across a phenomenal message by Joshua Eze entitled The Proverbs 31 Woman Pt. 1. Y'all know I'm all about Proverbs 31, so of course I was all ears! I … Continue reading …She is far more Precious than Jewels
Fear nearly crippled me as I stood in front of an audience of prominent faces awaiting my final college presentation. Although the medium-sized space was fully ventilated, beads of sweat began to fall down the sides of my face, my palms perspired unforgivingly. I took a breath of the stiff air that was surrounding me … Continue reading Embracing Rejection