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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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The Bible on Collective Activism

As I become more and more attentive to current events and the horrors of marginalized communities, I’ve needed to reach back to my roots more. Those roots deeply seated in God and the Bible. The truth seeker in me understands the weaponization of Christianity against Black people. I know the lies of a white Jesus.… Continue reading The Bible on Collective Activism

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Avoiding Burnout: A Self-Care Guide

Avoiding Burnout: A Self-Care Guide We’re always under pressure to achieve a new goal or cross something off our to do list. We’re always breaking records and generational curses. Even if that means not prioritizing our mental health. Our bodies serve as our personal temples. Yet, sometimes we forget that we need a tune-up. Just… Continue reading Avoiding Burnout: A Self-Care Guide

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It’s COLD and I’m SAD

S.A.D : what is it, how do I recognize it , and what can I do? Have you ever felt like during the winter times and colder months all of a sudden you become extremely sad? When the sun goes down earlier does it make you want to sleep more? Do you find yourself wanting… Continue reading It’s COLD and I’m SAD

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A Letter to the Women I Love

Dear Reader,  Black women, you were my motivation to begin writing this letter. You were my inspiration to complete it after many attempts to find the words to convey the depth of my love and concern for our communities. I have struggled to write this for over a year after completing my dissertation, which is… Continue reading A Letter to the Women I Love

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Business for Christians: Can I Be Rich and Love Jesus?

LISTEN! Why did my uncle post a video of me from 2005 when I was ten years old and I am legitimately preaching? I'm telling grown adults that the devil is bewitching them because they watch shows and movies with witchcraft, listen to rap and R&B, play violent video games, and watch sexual images on… Continue reading Business for Christians: Can I Be Rich and Love Jesus?

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Empty Inside…

  You ever felt alone and lost? Have you ever felt like you weren't good enough no matter how much people tend to remind you that you're worth it? I've been broken down continuously. I never understood why though... I was wondering maybe it's me? But is it really? I have this habit where I… Continue reading Empty Inside…

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New Weather, New You, New Boo?

Summer is here, which means we’re wearing less and going out more. This calls for bottomless mimosas, brunch, brunch and MORE BRUNCH. We all know that seasonal effective disorder is real. Many of us battle with anxiety and depression and it gets real during those winter months. Now that the sun is making more appearances… Continue reading New Weather, New You, New Boo?

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Internal Asylum

Something ain’t right I can feel it in me. I’m not normally like this and I know how it should be. One minute I’m up then I’m down. I barely smile, and I constantly frown. I don’t speak to anyone and I barely come around. I lock the door up and check in on me.… Continue reading Internal Asylum

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Things That Keep Me Going When I’m Down.

Looking at me you can never tell if I'm having a good or bad day because the expression on my face doesn't change much. Can we say permanent bitch face? Also there are times I enjoy being to myself, so if you catch me being extremely quiet you may assume something is wrong when it's… Continue reading Things That Keep Me Going When I’m Down.