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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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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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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5 Ways to Fill Your Cup With Self-Love

In this age of Black Girl Magic, we must remember that our magic stems from self-love and there can never be too much of it. Remember to pour even more love into yourself than you do for others. You cannot help others if you are not in a good place. In times like this it […]

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The Art of Noire Care

It has become part of our DNA as black women to put those around us ahead of ourselves. We often live in the shadow of the superwoman, striving to be the person that heals all and yet we do not find time to heal ourselves. We like others, feel hurt and pain and often feel […]

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