embracing loneliness

As people, I feel like we often try to avoid feeling lonely. We fill it with requirements, and other people so we never feel “alone”.  After going through my whole emotional transition within my relationship, and working full time, I never really had time to think and heal. I moved into my new apartment on…

why I do yoga

So one of my students asked me a while ago why I do yoga, and I told him that it’s the one time I’m completely in the moment, and I’m just focused on being present. But I’ve realized it’s more than that. I do yoga to love myself. To love my body. To release the…

hair care 101

hello! my name is mayah and I want to help you with your hair! I started doing my hair myself about four years ago, and it’s been one of the best decisions I’ve made! I went natural because my hair was limp and damaged from eczema in my scalp and stress. My hair was breaking…

asking for time

One of the things I’ve learned recently is that asking for time is acceptable. That sometimes you just need some time. In my case, I asked the universe for some time. I need some time before I feel that I can commit to some of my full adult responsibility. I need the time to figure…

growing

I debated on titling this blog post growing pains, because that’s the phrase that is most often associated with growing. But I have realized growing does not have to be difficult. Growing is often difficult because, we as humans, have decided that we know what’s best for us. We do not allow ourselves to experience…

one day at a time

I’m going through a period of a lot of changes and one thing I’ve decided to do is take it one day at a time. I want to reflect on how I feel daily and analyze how my actions are helping me grow. One thing I’ve realized is that planning too far ahead doesn’t help….

butterflies

To whom it may concern, I am a butterfly I have wings that spread far, places to travel and tons of things to do My spirit is too large and loving to be contained in one spot I’m untraditional in every sense of the word and ask two things of you first, please look without…