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No Guru. Just You.

Conformity is celebrated within our society. Binaries are respected and belonging to a group is expected. Generations of people are brought up believing the same ideals. If there is never any positive exposure to anything outside of their scope then there will be no progress towards acknowledging other groups, or understanding differences between one another. […]

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Finding Joy in the Rain

Gratitude is defined as the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. Admittedly, I struggle with gratitude. Life is not promised to be easy, and I try to remind myself that the ebbs and flows of life are one of the only things promised about life. I’m okay with […]

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The List

I recently met with a friend who has fallen in strong like with a boy. She has this ethereal glow about her and a glimmer in her eye when she talks about the man who is the reason behind that wide smile on her face. I truly love to see it! The more we talked […]

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Loc’d

I’ve always wanted locs. However, as a self-proclaimed “hair chameleon” I could never bring myself to commit to locking my hair because I couldn’t take the idea of committing to this long term.  On May 12, 2020, I started my loc journey with 2 strand twists. I was hella nervous but also very excited because […]

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#IWas…

4-5 years old the first time I was touched inappropriately. I always wondered if I was validated in my emotions because my first experience wasn’t with a man or woman. It was with a boy who was a few years older than me. He was a snotty-nosed kid who didn’t really fit in with any […]

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