I Ordered Some Stuff From Aliexpress and Here’s How it Went

I was feeling adventurous one day and decided to buy a few things that I didn’t mind waiting a couple weeks to get. Here’s some background information on Aliexpress: Aliexpress is  an online retail service that’s based in China and is owned by the Alibaba Group, which is also a site you can shop from…

Live to Tell the Tale

These past 8 months of my life have been the wildest ride I’ve ever experienced in my life. There were a lot of unexpected twists and turns that really changed my life in an unforeseeable way. I struggled a lot emotionally and mentally. I was really hard on myself because I felt like I should’ve…

Stepping Stones & Life Lessons

One of the most important realizations that I came to as an adult is that there will be people and situations that have sole purpose of being a life lesson or stepping stone. It’s also very humbling to know that I may have served that purpose for someone. Realizing that I was put in the…

Positive Affirmations for Black Women

I’m not sure who needs to hear this, but as black women we sometimes forget how important and worthy we are so I hope these positive affirmations serves as a reminder. I am important. I am beautiful. I am free to be who I am, dress how I want, do as I please. I am…

Just a thought…

Yesterday I was chilling and meditating. Sundays are a day where I tend to reflect and meditate on things going on in my life. It’s cathartic for me. I feel like it’s instrumental in helping me progress. One of the realizations that I came to about myself was that there is so much power in…

Infinity Mirrors Exhibit

Last month, I traveled to Atlanta, Georgia to go to a concert and to experience Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirror exhibit at the High Museum of Art. The exhibit was really cool and even interactive. There were about 7 parts to it. You had about 30 seconds to go in a small room where the art…

Grad School After a Gap Year

I haven’t really been blogging for a while because I made the decision to go back to school and pursue another degree. I was in a space where I didn’t quite know what direction I was going in as I discussed in my post grad depression blog post so I thought it would be better…

A Bit of Advice

I want this to be a mindset that carries over into the 2019 and beyond. As young adults, we’re guilty of getting caught up in the hype of social media and what our peers are doing when we shouldn’t be. We need to only consider ourselves when it comes to expectations, goals and etc. that…

The Reality of Post Grad Depression

Post graduation depression is always touched on, but never really talked about. For many of us, we were just glad that the weight of exams, GPA, papers and group projects were lifted off our shoulders. However, what college didn’t prepare us for was the endless question marks surrounding our futures after it. Back in 2012,…