3 Ways to Care For Yourself Through Interior Design

Your relationship with yourself is your most important relationship. How you feel and act toward yourself directly affects your relationships with others. Basically, if you’re thriving then so are your relationships. With that said, let’s look at how you can better care for yourself with these three interior design tips.

Read More
Building A Healthy Outlook on Fitness

In the Black community, it is not uncommon to see our families and peers embrace unhealthy habits that have long-term health impacts. It is far too common and almost normal to hear of someone in the Black community diagnosed with hypertension, diabetes, and other ailments that can be damaging to the health of a person. It is almost like we are de-sensitized to serious

Read More
“Sister, Sister, Even though I'm glad to be with ya.” 

In my late teens and early twenties, I spent a lot of time by myself and I was really wanting sisterhood. A collective of women I could confide in. I was experiencing a lot of waves and transitions and I had no idea which way my life was moving. I prayed so hard one night that god would send me women that I could grow with and from.

Read More
Whole and Healthy: Building Your Mental Readiness for Relationships

A lot of us, myself included, whole-heartedly want to be in meaningful relationships with the people we allow in our lives so much that we lose sight of our readiness to take on new relationships. We also lose sight of properly nurturing our existing relationships. We can get so caught up in our idea

Read More
Saving Melanin- How to Stay Moisturized and Energized for the Summer!

Proper skincare is an essential component to making this summer one of your best yet. I was going with the “Black Don’t Crack” method of thinking when it came to my skin. However, as I am reminded on a weekly basis from Jade and Keia of Gettin Grown Podcast, “Your Black will crack if it’s dry.” I considered my skin to be healthy

Read More
I Gave Up Coffee for a Week…Here’s What I Learned

I wouldn’t go to the extremity of saying I have a coffee addiction, but I will say I’ve gotten to a point where it’s become a regular part of my morning routine. In all honesty, I’m not 100% sure if it’s gotten to this point because I genuinely like coffee or simply like the idea of starting my morning with a cup of caffeine (preferably is a cute coffee cup).

Read More
Lit Black Business: Inside Brooke’s Candle

Setting the right atmosphere is extremely important when you are working to set the tone for your living space. A big part of your comfortability comes from the asthetics of the space but also the scent. You can become more motivated, energized, relaxed or alert with the incorporation of aromatherpy. The proper scent can assist

Read More
Naturally, Summer-Good Protective Styles for Summer

Natural hair can be difficult to manage. I know, all too well, how easy it is to get stuck in a rut when it comes to styles. You get so used to the process of discovering what styles that look good and are in your skill set to actually do, once you find a couple go-to styles that work, it gets difficult to go outside of those looks. However,

Read More
The Journey To Nineveh: When God Tells You To Move, Move!

We often struggle with accepting God’s call to surrender and move according to His will. It may be fear that causes us to ignore it, or it may be that we do not think we are qualified. However, the ideas that pop up in our heads to start a business, go into ministry, or move to other  countries were not placed their by mistake. Our God is a strategic and resourceful God. He will use everything you have and everything you have been through to fulfill the purpose He has for your life. If you keep running from purpose, it may have major consequences.

Read More
How to Motivate Yourself to be Active This Summer

I love being home. I like sitting on my couch, watching Netflix and doing absolutely nothing. This is who I have been lately, and it was fine during the winter and spring; but, now it’s summer and it’s time to get and be social. This summer, I’m determined to say “goodbye” to my homebody ways and

Read More