This has been a very weird time for me. For some reason I've been putting myself under extensive pressure to figure out everything in my life. Life one year post-grad has truly and honestly not measured up to what I thought it would be. It's not all rainbows and butterflies, and I don't have companies … Continue reading Life Is Not A Sprint, It’s a Marathon
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Graduating from college was always something I’ve dreamed of; something I’ve worked towards my whole academic life. I thought graduating was the key to success, the start of adulthood. Some people go in knowing exactly what they want to major in and what their career path will be. I wasn’t so lucky or sure when … Continue reading Post-Graduation Blues
#GirlBoss: The Celebration of Creative, Expressive, & Inspirational Women So, this is different, but I feel like any opportunity for women to be recognized and celebrated is a good opportunity. I've decided to feature women (whom I may or may not know) who are doing great things in their lives. Women with spunk, great work ethic, creative … Continue reading #GirlBoss: Chyna N. Chester
2017, we here! I think this is the first year where I didn't consciously sit down and think of a list of resolutions to abide by for the New Year. You know, the superficial ones, like hitting the gym everyday and eating clean. I never stick to them anyway (because I love food way too … Continue reading New Year, More Life: 5 Goals To Work Towards In 2017
The other day I read a statistic that said 67% of U.S women are a size 14 or larger. My first thought was "Oh my God, this is amazing!" I think the earliest memory I have regarding me critiquing my body was at ten years old. I had that baby fat that I can look … Continue reading Body Positivity: If You Got It, Flaunt It!
Thank you Solange, for this beautiful piece of art. I listen to this song, and with every listen I cannot stop crying. Like, immediate water works. So what do I do? Put it on a loop, that's what. Sometimes I think you just need to sit in solitude with a song you connect with, and just … Continue reading Cranes In The Sky
Bey once said, there's nothing not to love about me, there's nothing not to need about me, and honestly, what woman doesn't feel this way? We're the most nurturing caring beings on this planet & when we give, we tend to give our all. Especially when we truly care about someone. But what happens when we give … Continue reading Why Don’t You Love Me?: Commitment Issues
We are all aware of the idea of The American Dream. A white picket fence, a spouse, 2.5 kids, and a dog to complete the family. And wealth, don't forget about wealth. However, who is this American dream really built for? Benjamin Franklin wrote a piece entitled To Those Who Would Remove To America, that warned future immigrants that … Continue reading The American Dream Was Not Made For Me
The disappearing act. Have you ever heard of it? I'm gonna make an assumption here and say not only have you heard of it, you've experienced it as well. Every one of my friends has come to me at one point or another saying that this has happened to them atleast once. I know it … Continue reading Don’t Go Ghost On Me, Imma Go Thriller On You
What's the key to being happy within yourself, knowing that you're on the right path for your life? I don't know the answer to that and it has left me stuck for a while. For the past few months I've been feeling... well I don't exactly know how to describe it. There are days when I'm … Continue reading 23 & Going Through a Midlife Crisis