“What are you afraid of?”

“What are you afraid of?”, a question that can be super generic depending on whose asking and answering. I mean, I could go down a list of things I’m afraid of that would answer the question perfectly fine. Spiders, the dark, snakes, heck, I just had to turn the light on to watch the end […]

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How to comfort someone who is grieving.

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 […]

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The thing about Fairytales and why it’s okay to still believe in them.

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 […]

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An ode to Black women.

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 […]

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How I cope when feeling overwhelmed.

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 […]

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