We hear constantly how 'work-life balance' is #AdultingGoals. I have yet to find the balance but here's some notes from my attempt at it.
Honoring the women who made me who I am.
It's okay to let your guard down...or so my therapist tells me.
I stan for my natural hair. Once an avid relaxer fangirl, I now shout "YASSSSSSSSSSSS" really loudly any time I see a natural proudly rocking her kinks. I've also received so many compliments on my extremely nappy and puffy hair that I have no darns to give about folks who feel natural hair is inappropriate … Continue reading Having the Biggest Afro Physically Possible [and other things you will deal with]
This post is going to be a bit different from the rest. I don't have any tips, or bits of advice, just the ramblings of a particularly reflective mood I was in on the metro earlier today. I'm starting the process of applying to PhD programs (AGGHHHHHHHHHHHHHH) and of course I basically have to sell … Continue reading The Greatest Application to Ever Be Written
I'm about folks dealing with their issues, letting go of their demons, and moving on with their lives. I think it's one of the healthiest things we as humans can do for ourselves outside of talking and fellowshipping with God. If you've never heard of Iyanla, she's a life counselor (or at least that's what I call … Continue reading Because Iyanla’s Busy [Things I Do to Fix My Life]
You all: Hey Bri i'm so glad you have been keeping up with your blog and being consistent with your blog. Me: My bad... So I know I've been MIA from my blog and whatnot but before you give me a "didn't you say you would post regularly every month" talking-to, I had a good reason to go missing this … Continue reading On anti-twitter island (the happenings of my 21-dayfast)
Hello friends, followers, and people who stumbled on this page purely by accident! It's been a while since I've posted and I apologize for that. One of the big reasons for me being M.I.A. is due to the fact that I moved cross the country to Washington DC and have basically spent the past two … Continue reading This is the Recap (a few things I picked up over the past month)
There is a song by Bill Withers titled "I Can't Write Left-Handed." It's about a man who returns from the Vietnam war and due to his injuries he now is left handed because his right hand has been so severely injured that he can no longer write with it. It is a very deep, moving, … Continue reading I Can’t Drive Left- Footed [and other things I’m Incapable of Doing Successfully]
After calling my mom for a half hour with no reply so instead of thinking she might be just be busy or not near her phone, I begin to assume something horrible had happened. My mind went from "Oh mane she didn't hear her phone ring" to " oh dear God, why'd you take my … Continue reading A Bucket of Irrational Fears [A Few Rational Conclusions I Jump to Irrationally]