The Seeds: Started A Business. Performed Poetry. Wrote A Collection of Poems. Recorded My Passion. Cultivated My Circle. Gained Closure. Fell In Love. Found Genuine Connection. Cleared My Sexual Energy. Practiced Yoga & Meditation. Gained Better Coping Habits. Excelled in retail Received Bonuses and Recognition. Lifted My Own Spirits. Accomplished My Goals. Expanded Social Media…… Continue reading Seeds of 2016: Let That Shit Grow
The Manure: Depression. Suicidal Thoughts. Uncovered Trauma. Agency Abuse. Gave Away My Power. Shattered Through Heartbreak. Broke Some Hearts. Shut the World Out. Cried / Sobbed / Cracked Over A Lost Friendship. Sent my dog off to a new home. Suffered in Retail. Lost Too Much Money. Spent Too Much Money. Got Fired. Overworked. Disrespected.…… Continue reading The Manure of 2016: Let That Shit Go
There’s a such thing as being too fucking nice and I’ve yet to find my balance in it.
Most college graduates leave their institutions with nothing more than degrees and debt. That may unite us, but we embark on various paths. Some begin their careers. Some head to graduate school. Some may even choose a venture completely irrelevant to their degree. Regardless of the choice, we leave the structure of schooling for freedom and time. Since…… Continue reading Life Lessons: What I’ve Learned as A College Grad
Being vulnerable is my biggest fear and it’s ruining my life. Vulnerability is my worst nightmare. It’s the essence of my biggest fear: opening myself up and becoming bare for the world to see. The world being my friends, family, coworkers, boyfriend and even the waiters and customer service agents that have to…… Continue reading Getting Over My Fear: Vulnerbality
Earlier this month, Jonah Hill made a mistake. I won’t get into all of it, but then he made an apology. And it was damned good. We hardly ever see famous figures apologize the way Jonah did on the Tonight Show. Watch the video below. Now let me explain why this apology was the…… Continue reading Jonah Hill’s Apology: What Made It Acceptable?
For some time now I’ve been thinking about what it means to be a black person in a so-called post-racial America. Living in the social media world, I see racism – or a variation of the sort – almost every day. On Tumblr, I hear about the black deaths that the new media…… Continue reading The New Black: More Helpful Than You Think