Seeing the world for the first time in 1993. Being the last of 4 children. Being raised by a older mother. Growing up singled out and abandoned by my father. Being 20 years apart from the first born. Being raised by a single mother who had breast cancer, lupus, and a small hole in her… Continue reading Discovering Akilah
Sitting in the house these past few weeks has really shed some light on ME! I did not realize how many things that I could be doing in this time to take care of myself and also get some work done. So I thought I would share a bit of my list with you all. … Continue reading Quarantine and ME !
Photo by Dane Wetton on Unsplash How many times have you purchased a gym membership for the year and had to end up canceling it because you only found yourself there once out of the 6 months you've had it? How many times have you actually told yourself you were going to purchase a membership but never got… Continue reading The Gym, You Don’t Need It!
1.SECURE THE BAG! Being single allows you to stack up your money and secure the bag. There's nothing worse than running into financial issues with your partner, however, when you are single, you are not obligated to share the wealth and you can spend or stack your money freely. The only adult who gets to enjoy… Continue reading Living Single 2020: 8 Reasons to Stay Single this Year
Your twenties are the time for making mistakes and learning from them. Your twenties are for growing pains and figuring yourself out. It’s also the time period were being selfish should be encouraged. You aren’t required to give yourself away to the point of non-existence. You are allowed to say no. You are allowed to… Continue reading Being Selfish: The Years Of Those 20 Somethings…
I’m a normal person —at least I thought I was. In my mind, normal people don’t go to therapy. Therapy was for people with deep rooted issues. Until I realized that normal is a circumstantial word. Everyone’s “normal” is different due to life experiences. After much contemplation, I made the decision to meet with my… Continue reading Normalizing Therapy for Our Culture
Hey ya’ll! It is now Cuffing Season and trust me, you gotta do this right. You don’t want to mess around and end up in a relationship. The sole purpose of this season is to stay warm and avoid being alone til the Spring time. Here is a foolproof plan to have a successful Cuffing… Continue reading Cuffing Season Rules 4 the Ladies
Hi. If you read my very first Queen Media Collective blog, you read my little two sentence introduction. If you do not know what I am talking about, obviously you need to back up a few posts to familiarize yourself with me. Matter of fact, if you haven't read any of my previous blogs, have… Continue reading Letter To A Real Queen
Self Care Tips Finals week has started or will be approaching for college students. With all the anxiety and also joy for some students I thought it would be important to provide some self-care tips for folks to indulge in. As young black professionals and creatives we are always on the go, in meetings, studying… Continue reading We all Need a Little TLC: Self Care Tips
I stood in the kitchen at my parents' house to make something to eat and my mom came out of nowhere. She stared at me for a few seconds and then she randomly asked me "Don't you regret not dating one of your guy friends? They are all doing pretty well for themselves and they… Continue reading I Have A Problem…