One of the most challenging things to go through, particularly when you are an empath like I am, is to be there for someone while they are grieving. Its a tough balance to strike between caring for them while still caring for yourself. One cannot exist without the other, and it is not selfish to… Continue reading How to comfort someone who is grieving.
Since I can remember, sports have always been a part of my life. My older brother played basketball for the local park rec leagues, AAU, and his schools growing up. My older cousins, football, and basketball as well. I tried a little bit of everything, tee-ball, flag football, tennis, basketball, cheerleading (yes, its a sport).… Continue reading Women love sports too, and it’s time we start acting like it.
Sometimes I feel as though we give fairytales a bad wrap. And it's not because we grew up to find that they were giving us false hope but because in growing up our perspectives have changed. As kids, we are hopeful and optimistic, not yet tainted by the hardships of this world. We are born… Continue reading The thing about Fairytales and why it’s okay to still believe in them.
It can be difficult at times to be both black and woman. So much weight is placed on our shoulders. We endure with endless love and loyalty to our men, the cause and somewhere in there, we have to find space for ourselves. We are asked to be the backbones of our families while standing… Continue reading An ode to Black women.
Alright, so we're a week in and the excitement of the new year is already starting to give way to the rigamarole of life. If you are anything like me, then this is probably the most crucial time of the year as it relates to maintaining and conquering my goals set for the new year.… Continue reading 5 practical ways to keep your new year’s resolutions.
Baby Erica Lynn As the clock strikes 12 to usher me into another year of life, I am both filled with lots of thoughts and feelings and on the other hand, not many at all. Reflecting on the year that was, 33 was not much of what I'd hoped it would be, but it certainly… Continue reading Well, hello 34! #BirthdayChronicles
You ever feel overwhelmed by life? Like everything is happening all at once, and it's hard to keep your head above water? Perhaps its life changes are happening all at once and trying to sift through your feelings and thoughts while making difficult decisions. Maybe it's the frustration of working hard towards something, getting close… Continue reading How I cope when feeling overwhelmed.
How the vibrant city of New Orleans stole my heart and my tips on how it can steal yours too.
How I've used the movie, "Eat, Pray, Love" to inspire my journey of self discovery and healing.
My tips on how to support someone battling with depression.