Tag: mental health

The road ahead: Why 2021 won’t be the year of redemption

I don’t mean to sound like a Debbie Downer, but 2021 may not prove to be any better than 2020. Much of the disgust towards this year is heavily steeped in pure shock-value and the relentlessness that this year has had on serving up bullshit unfettered. This year will go down as the year of […]

The Conundrum

It’s 6:46 AM. I’m up, crying, saddened with a heavy heart and clenched cheeks. My stress has already consumed me and I haven’t even gotten out of bed yet. The sun hasn’t risen so I can hide for a little longer. My mind is racing. I’m thinking about everything. A worrier by nature, I just […]

This is No Ordinary Love; Why Self-love is a Labor of Love

Image Credit: Unsplash.com In celebration of Labor Day and being inspired by Sade’s announcement that her entire catalog is currently on pre-order (go here to pre-order), I figured this would be a perfect time to discuss self-love. Why? Simple, self-love is one of those concepts that many of us fail at pretty bad.  To be honest, […]

Trigger Warning – Real Men Don’t Shoot

As a black woman in America, I am constantly triggered by the continued disregard for our voices, safety, and emotional well-being. As such, the ongoing media circus or lack thereof surrounding the incident between Meg Thee Stallion and Torey Lanez has our community abuzz and rightfully so. This sitch has brought the conversation surrounding the […]

Jack-In-The-Box

Image: Haunted toys jack in haunted house,3d illustration; Unsplash.com The jack-in-the-box toy was always cringe-worthy to me and I never took a liking to playing with the damn thing. I mean whose idea was it to throw a creepy ass clown into a music-box that you had to crank to an even more creepy song […]

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