At some point in our lives, we’ve been exposed to people that aren’t who they appear to be. Sometimes they’re our friends, coworkers, or even our family. They show up to our events, like our posts, and even give their “genuine” advice. They appear to love us so genuinely. However, all love isn’t what we… Continue reading Fake Love is Flattery
I've never really been the type that feels as though they need to be loved by everyone. I've never had many friends and frankly I've never wanted many. The main reason why I think and operate like this is due to the fact that, not many people operate on the same level that I do.… Continue reading Her Friends Don’t Like Me And IDC
In my 29 years of life, I’ve broken ties with plenty of people. As we all do in our lives. Some on good terms, some on bad terms. I’ve even left a bad taste in few people’s mouths upon my departure. Yet, they’ve always been warranted and needed most times. I’ve always been an advocate… Continue reading Severed Ties: Don’t Update Me on People I No Longer Eff With
Over the past few months, I have been seeing so many acts of infidelity in relationships. I have witnessed snake friends and even damaged family relationships. Given, this seems to be a common day to day thing, but what always strikes me as odd are the excuses. Someone's boyfriend will cheat and they will complain… Continue reading Excuses for Toxic People and Relationships
Step 1: Seeking Before you read this, I just want you to know one thing, this is how I talk. Everything you see is straight from my brain to the Queen Media Collective email. I didn’t even put this particular writing in a word document. I’ve been burning on the inside feeling like I have… Continue reading Boss Your Life Up: For Those Seeking, Transitioning, or In Full Blown Entrepreneurship
I met Melaysia about a year ago on Instagram. Scrolling around I came across her page and seen that she had just recently self published her collection of poetry "Butterfly." At the time I still hadn't even thought too much about how I would publish my first book. So I started mini stalking her to… Continue reading Meet Melaysia Sekai
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?
Wow, I haven’t wrote a legit paper since college so bare with me! However, I continuously write poetry about love, lust, sex, racial issues, women’s empowerment, etcetera. Today we are going to focus on childhood traumas specifically in the black community. It’s a touchy subject that many black people know all to well in our… Continue reading Childhood Trauma “Part I”
On Sunday March 31st, community leader, entrepreneur and rapper Nipsey Hussle was murdered outside of his Marathon Clothing Store in the Hyde Park area of Los Angeles. Nipsey was LA’s self-made legend who crafted his own space into the music industry, business and philanthropy by living by the “G Code”, or honoring the code of… Continue reading Nipsey Hussle: LA’s Self Made Legend
I'm really starting to realize it's not always the job that I don't like but the people I work with that make me dread coming into work. No matter where you work or how much you enjoy the job I can guarantee you there is going to be that one person who irks every living… Continue reading Dude, You’re Not My Boss!