¡Hola, mi gente! I’ve been getting in these moods lately where I feel terrible about myself and where I am in life. I make a mistake and all of a sudden, I think I’m a terrible person/daughter/friend, my goals are shit, and I’m not as together as I think I am. To be fair, … More Lessons in Bad-Assery
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 y’all. I recently had an experience that made me respect the f@*$ outta parents. My cousin, who I love to death, asked me to babysit her kids because she was going to a work party with her husband. Her kids are great and super adorable, so I said yes without hesitation. The … More Adventures in Babysitting
I don’t know about you, but it hits me pretty hard when I struggle to do something I used to do so easily. It’s as if a part of my self-esteem has just been ruthlessly snatched from me. Since graduating from my Acting course, I’ve been getting back into my other hobbies and being confronted … More Chill, Bih! You Just Outta Practice
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
Hello lovely people! Happy New Year and welcome to my first post of 2018!! I hope this year has treated you well so far. Personally, these past few weeks have been rewarding, exciting and challenging. I’m finishing up my fourth semester in school (this is my last week :D) which means finals and getting ready … More Life Update+What 2018 Holds
Yes, ‘Time is a social construct’, but… It’s the beginning of the year. We’re 2 weeks in. It’s still a time of beginnings and excitement and enthusiasm. But there’s always THAT ONE GUY who reminds us that “time is a social construct.” Yes, it is. And of course Capitalism takes advantage of it. And … More Time is a Social Construct
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!
How I’m becoming a Selfish Bitch By: Céline Munanga There’s been a lot of talk on self-care. Rightly so. We become more aware of mental health as each year passes. But, besides bubble baths and meditation, there are many aspects of self-care that I tend to ignore. I asked Auntie Google what it meant to … More How I’m becoming a Selfish Bitch
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!