When I Met Colandrea ‘CoCo’ Conners For The First Time

Let’s be real, we all can understand when a person is on their grind to get to the top at any and all costs. However, doing so at the expense of others bothered me. I know I just contradicted myself, but allow me to explain. Dear White People, a movie turned Netflix series, was created by Justin Simiean. He mentioned that “In mainstream culture, when you … Continue reading When I Met Colandrea ‘CoCo’ Conners For The First Time

I Can Be Extroverted On Social Media And Have Social Anxiety

Let’s be clear, Summer Walker is shedding light on what a lot of black women have been struggling with for their entire lives. Social anxiety, or social phobia, is a misunderstood mental health condition. Social anxiety disorder has the ability to cause a person to avoid doing very “normal” things — like going to a friend’s party, making small talk with a stranger or even … Continue reading I Can Be Extroverted On Social Media And Have Social Anxiety

Stop Recommending Polygamy To Cheaters

Let’s be real, the topic of polygamy, today in America, is not entirely rooted in its true purpose. There is a universal belief that polygamy originated within African culture, but this is controversial due to the different ideologies about the origins of human life. Typically, polygamy addressed one of the two purposes: survival or wealth building. Preindustrial living utilized agriculture and hunting for sustainability. Therefore, … Continue reading Stop Recommending Polygamy To Cheaters

According To This Study, Women Primarily Gossip About Women Who Are A Threat

Let’s be real, you have been the victim of gossip in your life, maybe even more times than you can count. I have experienced gossip through out my entire life. Gossip has made me feel betrayed, angry, misunderstood, and helpless. Unfortunately, I have been the victimizer of gossip as well. However, I have never made it a habit to use this as a tool for … Continue reading According To This Study, Women Primarily Gossip About Women Who Are A Threat

Why I Am No Longer Vegan

So, I felt that it was necessary to make this video addressing my vegan lifestyle change and my reasoning behind it. I also address the background and status of Nashville’s Black Vegans. Please watch the entire video to gather a full scope of my decision. Check out my vegan and vegetarian recipes HERE.  What are you reasons for your current lifestyle? Let me know below! Continue reading Why I Am No Longer Vegan

Why Ambivalent Friendships Will Ruin You

Let’s be real, I want you to recall a time where you sat with a friend and felt safe, understood and valued. While conversing with this friend, you didn’t feel you needed to hide certain pieces of yourself. While sharing with this friend, you didn’t feel you needed to always explain yourself because they can articulate your patterns better than you. While engaging with this … Continue reading Why Ambivalent Friendships Will Ruin You

Delayed Pregnancy Announcement; Illusions of Social Media

Let’s be real, we all peer into each other’s lives through social media interaction. We scroll through our timeline and give each post and photo our approval via a “like,” “double tap” or a comment. At times, we commit to these actions more often than we actually commit to reaching out to the people we care about because social media interaction has become the new … Continue reading Delayed Pregnancy Announcement; Illusions of Social Media