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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

An open letter to future bae from the independent girl who don’t need a man

An open letter to future bae from the independent girl who don’t need a man

Reading Time: 5 minutesYes, this is absolutely crazy. No, I don’t need a man and maybe it’s my internal clock that’s allowed me to accept that maybe it’s something I’d be open to one day. If it doesn’t happen it’s okay but for once I’m not shutting off […]

6 Books to give you the confidence of a mediocre white man.

6 Books to give you the confidence of a mediocre white man.

Reading Time: 6 minutesHere is the thing, trying to survive in capitalist and consumerist America means having a survivor mentality just barely to stay alive and maybe even attempt to thrive. Thus adopting the confidence of a mediocre white man that became my mantra created by Sarah Hagi. […]

5 Tips and Hacks to Online Shopping

5 Tips and Hacks to Online Shopping

Reading Time: 3 minutesSo I am probably one of the cheapest people you’ll ever meet! I hate buying things, but when I do  I make sure I’m paying the least.  I do my research when online shopping and this are my life hacks. Let me just say, food […]

Check your everyday prejudices.

Check your everyday prejudices.

Reading Time: 3 minutesThere are simple questions to ask yourself to check your unconscious bias and prejudices, but they are difficult and uncomfortable to answer. How are you unlearning? How are you checking your prejudices? What are you working on unlearning now? The truth is as ‘woke’ as […]

7 reasons why we are Deserving

7 reasons why we are Deserving

Reading Time: 3 minutesOften I find myself in crippling fear. I know I deserved so much, I’ve been working incredibly hard to be where I am at. I have made sure that I can be in the right place and time and connected with the right people to […]