It’s been two weeks since I left the social media realm. This isn’t new to me. I have taken so many breaks from it in the past. The difference is that this time I have set no return date. Typically, I’m like, “ok, two weeks off social media!” And then that entire two weeks I… Continue reading clearing out the noise
I read a blog post today that really inspired me because it was so relatable to me as a blogger. I have been blogging since 2013 with breaks or periods of silence in between. I often feel like what’s the point of doing this? Why should I be concerned if I ever post another blog… Continue reading hello again, old friend.
I was at the salon with my mom. I must have been really young because I was still playing with toys on the floor. As I was willing the toy to participate in my imaginary scene, a glob of relaxer fell on my head. The hairdresser, who would go on to be my hairdresser until… Continue reading the black hair experience part 1
Many of you may know (and many may not) that all throughout my teen years I struggled with depression and anxiety. Like, it was bad. Especially in those brutal high school years where I spent my darkest moments crying for hours and cutting myself to mask the pain that I felt. I had always been… Continue reading five ways i’m practicing self-care in 1 8′
I hate labels. When I was a vegetarian, I hated being called that too. “It’s not about that for me”, I would think. I eat what I want. And I don’t want any guilt or pressure should I choose to not fit into that category next week. Then I realized that I was doing the… Continue reading are you down ?
Want to hear something devastating? All of my blogs from the last two years are gone. Ok, not all. Thankfully I have some saved in my email but any that I wrote spur of the moment are forever gone. As a writer, this hurts more than anything. I love looking back and seeing how far… Continue reading a clean slate