día 2

For day 2, I treated myself to some cute ponte pants from the mall. I also went to my roommates Gospel Choral Performance and had a very interesting experience. It was a time of releasing and I cried a lot. I think it just made me more grateful for my closeness with God and being…

day 1

December has been and always will be my favorite month of the year. In 23 days, I will be 20. To celebrate this I came up with the hashtag #24daysofmayah, where I plan on doing something special for myself every single day. These actions may be simple. Like today I went to a Gentle Yoga…

loving myself the most

My mother has been telling me to love myself the most for years. When she first started saying it, I would ask her what she meant by that, and she would respond to love myself the most. What she meant was, in every situation I need to love myself the most and that looks different….

i needed time

it’s been so long since i’ve posted. i think i just needed time. a lot has been going on emotionally and i’ve been going through a lot of changes. but it’s growth so it’s good. i’m learning to be happy within my space and where i am. i’m learning to trust God above all. i’m…

things change

As you all know, I’m always advocating for living your best life, and making the best decisions for you. One part of that that we often forget about is the releasing of guilt. My yoga teacher yesterday talked about how we need to let go of any guilt we have, because it doesn’t serve us….

my poem

I am currently taking an English class, which I need to be eligible to go to graduate school here at Michigan. We have to write some poems, and I wanted to share the first one I did with you all. Love Love saved me No sé como explicarlo But He did   I can’t explain…

why I kneel…

I was asked by one of my professors, to write about the recent racial incidents that have been happening at the University of Michigan. Students had the n word written on their doors, there was a lot of racist writing in public areas, etc. The letter was to our fifth grade pen pals, and I…