Book Summary: Here Comes the Sun

Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn tells the story of a mother and her 2 daughters and the sacrifices they make to survive in Montego Bay, Jamaica. Many of the residents live in rural communities while tourists stay in 5 star resorts on the coast. The mother Delores tries her best to provide for […]

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Teaching Myself how to Breathe: Lessons in Growth

Lesson 1: Know that growth means you will encounter the same battles over and over until you have mastered what life is trying to teach you. You will fall completely apart, just to put yourself back together. “Healing is the end of conflict with yourself.” Lesson 2: Learn the difference between when to ask for […]

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Surviving the battle with Anxiety

Anxiety affects everyone at some point in our lives, whether you are worried if you’ve paid your bills on time or nervous before speaking in public. However, more constant anxious feelings could manifest in the form of disorders such as “generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder or social anxiety disorder. Last year I started having frequent […]

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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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