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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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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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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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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