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Healing without an Apology

Whenever someone talks about healing the word forgiveness usually comes up in the conversation. Forgiveness is a powerful tool for healing of any kind because it’s a path way into making amends with someone and/or a situation that wronged you in some way. However, rarely, if ever, is healing presented from the perspective of what […]

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What to Ditch & Hitch in the New Year

2020 has been a doozy of a year! Being in the house has caused us all to be a little more reflective and conscious of who we are, how we are best contributing to our own and others lives, and where we really need to improve. 2021 is one month away and to make sure […]

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The Weight of Being Me

Ya know, I typed out the title of this post and I felt so nervous doing so. For someone as transparent as I am this is still such a hard topic for me to openly discuss. Not out of shame. It’s mostly the guilt and fear of other people’s opinions that are causing me to […]

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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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Mantles

I’ve started and stopped a lot of shit. I was an entertainment blogger, a podcaster, a social media manager, and prob some other shit that I can’t think of. Everything I’ve ever done was in the same arena, but different topics and projects.  I’m a talented person and I’m not ashamed to say that. I’m […]

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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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