The struggles of creating during lockdown

The struggles of creating during lockdown

Hey Guys, how you doing? How are you holding up?

So there’s a lot going on right now and it’s pretty scary. It’s also like nothing we’ve ever seen before, at least in our lifetime. Normally in times of trouble, I’d turn to writing or expressing myself in some creative way. But I’ve struggled with this so much. I’m finding it hard to create and it’s freaking me out! 

But I’m not alone, so many of us are finding the pressure to create with all this ‘spare’ time, crippling. Others are flourishing and putting out the most amazing content I’ve ever seen.

So how do you overcome or rather, make peace with not being able to create? Here’s how I’m figuring it out…

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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’m no longer making yearly goals

Why I’m no longer making yearly goals

Hey Guys! It’s 2018! What’s new?

So, I wanted to talk about the age old tradition of making goals at the start of the year. I mean, in my very first blog post, I wrote all my goals, why they were important and how to keep them. But looking back, I didn’t actually achieve many of them. Instead, I fulfilled things that were completely off my radar, ones I deemed too insignificant to be part of my list, but were the most necessary….

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