My Life Be Like, poetry

“Her Final Entries” A Collection of Poems & Affirmations, Available Now.

“In Her Final Entries, Sydney Reneé shares with you a collection of poems and affirmations that will make you fall in love with life and the people in it, release you from years of pain, heal your soul and give you hope” I did it again! But this time with a new self published poetry… Continue reading “Her Final Entries” A Collection of Poems & Affirmations, Available Now.

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Why I Won’t Feel Guilty for Being Happy

For the first time in years, I’ve found myself genuinely happy. Usually my happiness would be connected to a person, place, or tangible thing. It was based on how good life was around me. It wasn’t based around me being the primary source for my happiness. That has been my biggest lesson on my spiritual… Continue reading Why I Won’t Feel Guilty for Being Happy

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The New Book “Let’s Be Friends…Again” is Available Now!

After two long years I've finally gotten around to releasing the sequel to my very first novel, "Let's Be Friends," and I feel so accomplished. When I first created this novel it was meant to be a short story. I was going to keep it to myself, but the more I kept going back to… Continue reading The New Book “Let’s Be Friends…Again” is Available Now!

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Why Am I Obsessed With My Weight?

I finally hit my goal weight of 130 pounds. It was one of the happiest moments of my life. Looking down at the scale, I felt like I'd finally taken a leap into womanhood where nobody would mistake me for a little girl. Its always been hard for me to discuss my "skinny girl probs"… Continue reading Why Am I Obsessed With My Weight?

Hidden Gems, interviews

Exclusive Interview w/ Multi Faceted Creative Jessica Phoenix

Hi everyone! I am excited to share that I recently got a chance to interview the multi faceted creative/ entrepreneur, Jessica Phoenix. Her passion is for living life deeply through connection and her vehicles to connect are the Diaspora, Culture, Arts, Music, Dance, Healing, and Wellness. Please check out the interview below to get to know this… Continue reading Exclusive Interview w/ Multi Faceted Creative Jessica Phoenix

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Why Your Shot Didn’t Go In-Want vs. Value

Dating as a millennial has always been a difficult task. You try to maintain yourself without giving too much or little to someone else. Dating when done correctly is a beautiful thing. My problem is the initial execution that starts the dating phase—the DM or private message. The act of messaging someone you like is… Continue reading Why Your Shot Didn’t Go In-Want vs. Value

Hidden Gems, Press Releases

Renowned Cultural Dance Practitioner & Wellness Instructor Jessica Phoenix Signs Partnership With Jaro Media

Renowned fitness instructor Jessica Phoenix has inked a production deal with entertainment conglomerate Jaro Media; bringing her unique brand of fitness, wellness, and cultural dance to the platform. Under the pact, Phoenix will create and host her own fitness channel under her FIYAH production and dance fitness company. In addition to her acclaimed and award… Continue reading Renowned Cultural Dance Practitioner & Wellness Instructor Jessica Phoenix Signs Partnership With Jaro Media

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Black Woman, It’s Okay To Be Angry.

Photo by DeMorris Byrd on Unsplash As a black woman, I've spent most of my life trying to avoid the angry and mad black woman stereotype. Due to that stereotype I've repressed the way I've felt, afraid that It would come off wrong to others, causing me to lose some sense of myself along the… Continue reading Black Woman, It’s Okay To Be Angry.

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Refusing to Settle

The thoughts of having a love life and career I enjoy always plague my mind. I’ve found myself pondering over exactly what I want and how I will go about achieving it. Then, fear and the thought of not being enough place even more doubt in my head. What if I’m just not deserving of… Continue reading Refusing to Settle

Hidden Gems, Reviews

Album Review: Civil Disobedience by Marisha Ashanti

On July 21st Marisha Ashanti released her new project, Civil Disobedience. Civil Disobedience is Marisha’s second EP and is considered a love letter to the world. It’s a declaration of freedom and the liberty to no longer just survive, but to thrive.  This project is a Pro- Black masterpiece that highlights the continuous oppression of… Continue reading Album Review: Civil Disobedience by Marisha Ashanti