The Struggle: Reclaiming the Black Aesthetic

The Struggle: Reclaiming the Black Aesthetic

*this first appeared on Brits & Pieces

It’s no secret that being black in this world is probably one of the hardest things to be. And being a black woman is even harder…

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Why I love getting out of my comfort zone

Why I love getting out of my comfort zone

Hey guys! What’s new? How’s your week been?

I know it’s been a while since my last blog post, but I’ve been doing some growing y’all!

So, I wanted to talk about the importance of getting out of your comfort zone to enable change. But how does one do this when fear always seems to keep you from trying new things…

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Why I stopped being so hard on myself

Why I stopped being so hard on myself

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So, I wanted to talk about how we can be really hard on ourselves, causing the very effects we are working to avoid. We end up experiencing more stress, worry and self-loathing, over failing to meet our goals. But in a world where doing more all the time is the norm, how can we treat ourselves with the upmost kindness and understanding…?

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Help! I feel like I’m not doing enough…

Help! I feel like I’m not doing enough…

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So, I wanted to talk about feeling like you’re not doing enough when you can or should be doing so much more. Many of us young people struggle with this, especially in an era where you can create your own platform and opportunities. Yet, how can one overcome the sometimes debilitating feeling of not reaching your full potential?

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Valentine’s Day: A thing of the past?

Valentine’s Day: A thing of the past?

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So I wanted to talk about one of the most infamous days of the year. Valentine’s Day, an occasion to show love to our significant others. But I wonder, if this day has lost it’s true meaning and has any place in present society…. Continue reading “Valentine’s Day: A thing of the past?”

She’s Gotta Have It and the unrealistic beauty standards set for black women

She’s Gotta Have It and the unrealistic  beauty standards set for black women

Hey guys! How you doing? What’s new? How’s your week been?

So, I wanted to talk about the unrealistic beauty standards set for black women explored in the latest series of She’s Gotta Have It, why this matters, and why it needs to change…

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How you can actually live your best life

How you can actually live your best life

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So, I wanted to talk about the rise of this common phrase, ‘living your best life’, and how everyone seems to be doing it so well. But the truth is, living in general is super hard, so how exactly can one do it to the fullest?

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