Well, hello! It’s May, which in the U.S. of A, means it’s Mental Health Awareness Month. As someone who is quite human, and thus, has and/or will struggle with depression at some point, I thought I’d share a nugget or two of my experiences. **Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional. My nuggets of advice … More Removing the Stigma
By the time this blog post goes up, I will be at the eight month of my Peace Corps service. Soon, I will be enjoying my first vacation since being abroad (super exciting—even our own Sophie is gonna be there!). Honestly, that vacation couldn’t come soon enough. This adventure that I have been on has been amazing, … More A Guide To Mental Well-Being in the Boonies
Hey guys! You guys are in for a treat today because this is officially my first recipe post of 2018 on the blog! Yaaay, get excited! I really enjoy cooking and unfortunately, I haven’t been able to cook as much as I would have liked to over the last few months. I’ve started to get … More For The Love of Rice!
Hey, everyone! It is the dead of winter up here in Maine; I don’t remember the last time I walked to class without slipping on ice! This week I want to share an incredible book that is sure to add beauty and color to a bleak winter. It’s called The God of Small Things, written … More Book Recommendation
By: Céline Let’s be honest: vegans have gotten a bad rap. I personally have been laughing at “annoying vegan” memes since they came out— before I even knew what veganism really was. But over the years I’ve gotten bits and pieces of information that made me a lot more sensitive to the ideas. I am African- … More Interview With The “Green Queen”
Hello, friends! If you’ve been reading this blog for a while, you’ll know that I love fashion. I remember when I was younger one of my favorite things to do was read Elle magazine and look at all the beautiful fashion ads. The other day I was feeling a little ~*eXtrA*~ bougie and decided to do … More 5 Fashion Brands for the Ethical Fashionista
Hey, everyone!! I can’t believe January is almost half over already! I’ve been keeping up with my star system to help with my New Years resolutions, and so far I’ve improved quite a bit. This week I want to return to a book review! One of my New Years resolutions is to read at … More January Book Recommendation!
Happy New Year, everyone! I hope everyone had a great holiday season! As promised, I’ll update y’all on my December self-care challenge that I introduced in my last post: being at home on break has actually made it easier to complete my daily tasks, but I’m a lot less motivated to work out since it … More Update & Happy New Year!
Well, not everything but I definitely made a huge dent. Allow me to explain why this is relevant to self-care and my last post. Before that though, I just want to give a sincere thank you to all of you for the positive response on my last post and for all of you who shared … More Coming Clean II: Getting Rid of EVERYTHING
Happy December, everyone! It’s been a long time since I’ve written a post but I am BACK !! This past month or so has been a pretty difficult and transformative time for me; I was facing a particularly difficult time for myself mental health wise while keeping up with consistently demanding coursework. I’m still trudging … More Self Care Is a Must!