How being black in Phoenix made me love my culture more

In a city full of 1,626,078 people only 108,846 are Black or African American. In the county, Maricopa, where all major cities including Phoenix settle in there's 4.24 million people and only 221,266 are Black or African American. I spent 30 years of my life growing up in Atlanta, a city that's full of 486,290…

Boy Crazy: You don’t need a man to be whole

We've all been there. Dancing in the middle of the club with your head on the swivel trying to see who's checking you out. Or how about my fave, getting dressed up to go sit at a bar and hope Prince Charming "randomly" sits next to you and sweeps you off your feet. Been there.…

Why cutting people out your life is good for you, and them

It's a new year and some people got cut off long before 2019. It's for the best, but I learned cutting people out of your life is not just good for you, it's good for them too. Dress from Modcloth via Poshmark I had a friend and we did everything together. Man, we had so…

To the girl who loves: Self-love is the best love

You deserve to give yourself the love you’ve been trying to give to everyone else. You're always there for everyone else, putting others needs in front of your own. You've got to stop that. You have to be your first priority.   Self-love isn't selfish it's survival, it's necessary.   It's not going to be…

5 ASMR artists you should know

Tingles...tingles...TINGLES!!!   If you don't know what ASMR (autonomous sensory meridian response) is then let me put you on game.   You ever felt relaxed when someone played in your hair? Does watching someone put on makeup put you in a trance? Or do certain sounds make a tingly wave go down your body?  …

How to survive being alone for Thanksgiving

You've moved away from home, don't have family nearby to spend Thanksgiving with, how do you get your hands on some turkey, dressing and cranberry sauce? I've got some answers. I've spent a lot of Thanksgivings away from family, so I've had to find ways to make my own Thanksgiving special. FIRST Ask yourself what…