true friends 

this school year has had its ups and downs, but that’s a subject for another post. right now I want to talk about friends. this year I’ve made new friends and lost some along the way. making and losing friends is a part of life, but I want to spend a moment on how I’ve…

well here we go again

time after time it black women are excluded from important conversations. from white companies, this is something that as a black woman I’ve just come to understand as reality. black hair care products are limited; I’ve found about a solid four brands- Shea Moisture, Camille Rose, Cantu and As I Am. finding organic products for…

control your anger

traditionally, people are taught to suppress their emotions- specifically sadness and anger. this has a lot to due with the fact that the reactions to these emotions are not always positive. while I do believe that there are better ways to handle these emotions, it is important to address and express them. the emotion I…

finding my voice

My freshman year has really been a journey. I’ve grown so much. In ways that I can’t even describe. But one of the ways I did grow was that I found my voice. I mean this literally and figuratively. Literally, I started singing. Music has always been a major part of my life. I stopped…

free spirit

I haven’t had much time to blog, but I have so many things I want to talk about. I finish school next Wednesday (yay! freshman year is done!), so I’ll blog about those things later (don’t worry I have a list going). I just wanted to talk about something me and one of my friends…

regime

Having a steady hair care regime is essential. Especially during times of the year like this- I have a two weeks of classes left and lots to still get done. So I’ve been protective styling this past week so that life is a little bit easier. Ill take you all through my last week to…