Lavender. Eucalyptus. Lemongrass. Peppermint. Tea Tree. Orange. Above are my favorite essential oils. I love to have my diffuser on in various parts of my living space. I also like to have a small bottle of lavender in my car or desk at work. Whenever I am feeling overwhelmed or in need of a mental […]Read more "Essential Oils: Small Drops of Goodness"
Avocado, avocado, avocado, how I love thee!Read more "Top 5 Random Items I Need Daily"
Hey there readers! As you know I am a self-professed student of YouTube University. When I transitioned from relaxed hair to chemical free hair I went on YouTube often for tutorials on hair styles as well as hair care tips and tricks as I learned my hair texture. My viewership of video content increased when […]Read more "Ways to Use Apple Cider Vinegar"
Hey ya’ll! Black skin needs sunscreen. Just like lighter hued folks our skin will burn-even really dark skin. Black folks’ skin may lighten in colder months. Mine does. I remember I was in graduate school at some random department taking care of my school identification card and the woman taking my picture was so surprised […]Read more "Melanin Myths Debunked!"
Aside from wanting to practice meditation more, I want to be more mindful of my every waking moment. I have found myself bubbling over with anger at what I perceive as a great injustice. (In reality, most injustices are not worth an iota of my time-but in the moment: I am ready to ponce). […]Read more "Old Miserable Jamaican Lady Syndrome"
I remember being in the sixth grade and one of my classmates became pregnant. Everyone talked about it. We all knew she had a ninth grade boyfriend. There were a few sixth grade girls that would skip school to spend the day with their high school boyfriends. Fast forward to high school, there were a […]Read more "Don’t Ask Me About A Baby"
“I didn’t know they were bringing the Afro back”. “I brought it back”, I quickly retorted. Without missing a beat, the elderly black woman bagging my groceries said, ” You need to leave in the 70’s. None of my sons can bring home anyone that has that on their head”. There are very few times […]Read more "“It’s Not Just Hair” – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie"