Delicate Flower: The Highly Sensitive Black Girl

As long as I can remember, I’ve always experienced the world differently than those around me. More emotional than most, the caretaker among friends, the deep thinker, the listening empathizer. I have always been that person that people find it easy to confide in, the nurturer. But at times for someone like me that can […]

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Battling Self-Doubt, Negative Thoughts & Impostor Syndrome

It is true that our biggest critic is often ourselves. We are constantly bombarded with influences telling us, how we should act, speak and where we should be in life by now. Truth is, there is not a set standard for how we should live our lives and where we should be in life by […]

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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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