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California Adventure & Events

California Adventure & Events

Reading Time: 1 minuteAs I travel I want my trips to be purposeful and connect with people along them. I have always beleived travel is not necessirly about WHERE you go it’s about the people you meet. Of course it’s great to see beautiful places but it’s even […]

How embracing my curls meant unlearning white beauty standards & unlearning anti-black sentiments

How embracing my curls meant unlearning white beauty standards & unlearning anti-black sentiments

Reading Time: 3 minutesEmbracing my curls meant unlearning european beauty standards anti and black sentiments I was raised with. This was a step by step process and something looking back I have no realized was what was at play and part of a larger narrative of my ancestral […]

How I hydrate my curls: DIY Hair Mask & Styling Tips

How I hydrate my curls: DIY Hair Mask & Styling Tips

Reading Time: 4 minutesIt took me a while to accept and love my hair but basically my entire life to actually find products that worked. In case you didn’t know I went to school for chemical engineering out of a drive to make hair products to handle my […]

Learning to accept and care for my Body

Learning to accept and care for my Body

Reading Time: 3 minutesI’m going to be real, this is the heaviest I’ve ever been. The weird thing is I don’t hate myself – when I was 120 lbs I used to think I was the fattest person ever. The only other time I was at my heaviest, […]

Believing that I could turn my dreams into my realty: a flashback.

Believing that I could turn my dreams into my realty: a flashback.

Reading Time: 2 minutesWhat’s the craziest dream you have have for yourself? You can try to accomplish it. The key is turning your dream into a goal, believing you can,and then making your action plan. Friday my boss messaged me asking if I’m achieving my dream life ? […]

Be grateful for everything. Yes, the joy and pains because at least you’re feelingly

Be grateful for everything. Yes, the joy and pains because at least you’re feelingly

Reading Time: 2 minutesTW: mentions of depression. Pain hurts , that’s not a question. Moments in life where people disappointed is painful and we tend to close off to set lower expectations for others. You start to tell yourself don’t trust anyone , don’t open up to anyone, […]

Why you always lying…. to yourself?!

Why you always lying…. to yourself?!

Reading Time: 6 minutesYes, I start to hear the little jingle in my head too, “Why you always lying, always f*cking lying”. The truth is I lie a lot – to myself out of fear. In the last couple of weeks, I’ve been talking to my wise friends about […]

Your feelings are valid, and this is how I learned the hard way…

Your feelings are valid, and this is how I learned the hard way…

Reading Time: 4 minutesAs a society, we often put on a face. We are told to be happy and constantly telling ourselves ” happy”.  We’re thrown millions of advertisements and messages trying to tells us we need happiness. Yes, that’s great, we are deserving of happiness BUT to […]

How I love, celebrate, and hold the United States of America accountable on Independence Day

How I love, celebrate, and hold the United States of America accountable on Independence Day

Reading Time: 5 minutesI have traveled to 25 countries so far and in the last couple of years, I have not spent many of them in the USA . This year I will be and has me reflecting. Being a citizen of this nation and having been born […]

8 Productivity Lifehacks for ADHD & anxious people

8 Productivity Lifehacks for ADHD & anxious people

Reading Time: 4 minutesThis is basically a guide for myself that I wish someone would have just given me rather than having to go through trial and error, weekly therapy, and testing of medications to deal with anxiety and ADHD. My career requires me to be on my […]