Sometimes Self-Care Looks Like…

Self-Care is the way in which you show yourself love and is then manifested in intentional actions. Self-care can be any healthy habit that is intentional in putting your well being first. In order to be our best selves and live a full life it is essential to give ourselves rest and engage in activities […]

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Event Recap: Queen Photographers Workshop 2017

In beautiful mountainous Asheville, NC, I spent the weekend with The Queen Photographers, an organization of Black Women Photographers founded by Sierra Collins & Latoya Dixon Smith. The organization seeks to “equip savvy photography business owners who find support in a community that is more like a sisterhood.” – Latoya Dixon Smith The organization currently […]

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Journaling my way through Growth, The Power of the Journal

So I recently began journaling again as a way to de-stress. As long as I can remember, I’ve always loved writing and have believed strongly in the power of words. However, as I have gotten older, I have found myself out of the rhythm of writing. Sure, I  compose thousands of text messages and emails […]

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6 Black Women Writers to Celebrate

As a writer, the works of Zora Neale Hurston, Gloria Naylor, Lucille Clifton, J. California Cooper, Jessica Care Moore and CP Patrick have inspired me immensely. In a society where most school curriculums are whitewashed the works of these Black Women writers are a breath of fresh air. These authors remind me, that I am […]

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