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….

straight hair care regime 

As promised, here is my hair care regime when my hair is straight!  how often I straighten my hair I actually do not straighten my hair myself. My hairstylist, whom I got to when I go home and about once a month when I am home, straightens my hair. She’s been doing my hair for…

my hair routine (nov 2017)

hey y’all! it’s been forever since i’ve posted my hair care routine (I actually need to do a review on this homemade deep conditioner my roommate and I made). I just wanted to give you all an update on what I’ve been doing! this was my hair in August of 2017 this is my hair…

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…

sometimes I wish I could protest

I wish I could protest I truly do I’m passionate about the cause (fight the power) I’m passionate about changing the world   But I just can’t protest Because the idea of putting myself in a space where I’m unwanted is too much for me The idea of being close to police is too much…