"Part of what existence means to me is knowing the difference between what I am now and what I was then " - Alice Walker 'In search of our Mothers' Gardens' Many of you know that I absolutely adore and cherish the literary works of Alice Walker. Often times declaring that the literary works of… Continue reading The Soul of Purpose: In Search of Our Mothers’ Gardens, Influenced..
(Photo captured by MIA.MOV, a dope photographer working out of Flint, Michigan) My blog is officially a year and a few weeks old. For those of you who have consistently followed and supported my blog, you know that last year, I wrote a blog post about turning 20 on this day. Honestly as I… Continue reading Chapter 21: My year of complete transformation..
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as society -Angela Davis I am back with another personal challenge. As this school year is coming to an end, and I find myself stressed with trying to balance my personal health with finals, and everything in between, I have decided that it is time for… Continue reading New Balance: A 21 day personal challenge consisting of yoga, meditation, and positive self- affirmations..
rad·i·cal adjective: radical. (especially of change or action) relating to or affecting the fundamental nature of something; far-reaching or thorough. self-love noun: self-love regard for one's own well-being and happiness (chiefly considered as a desirable rather than narcissistic characteristic). For all of you lovely individuals who have been supporting me, rather it be following and… Continue reading Radical Self Love: A Personal Challenge for the month of February..
"But dear God, I'm here!"- Celie This picture signifies a lot for me. Anyone who truly knows Allahnastevie knows that The Color Purple written by Alice Walker is my all time favorite novel, and by far my favorite Broadway play. The Color Purple means so much to me. It's a story of resilience, perseverance, and… Continue reading I’m here: An update on my 30 day personal challenge and mission in changing my life..
It's time for change. It's time to create the life that I envision for myself. For so long, I've been dealing with depression and anxiety; and I'm tired. Tired of the labels. I'm tired of the same routine. I'm ready to become the young woman that I am destined to be. I'm ready to fulfill… Continue reading A challenge: Meditating, Yoga, Jogging and Journaling.
I think we all have this idea of where we see ourselves at a certain age. Personally, I know that I have a lot of growing to do. The idea of entering this phase of women hood.. is beautiful yet scary, as I long to be this all around confident, strong, young Black woman. Already withholding the… Continue reading Turning 20: On a journey of Self- love, discovery, and being a creator inevitably.