As we close out Mental Health Awareness Month yet another year, please know and understand that your mental health is just as important as your physical health. As we’ve been witness to many celebrities, even loved ones and friends, who had seemingly good health and a seemingly good lifestyle harm or kill themselves due to mental trauma that was taken lightly…or not acknowledged at all. … Continue reading Signs You Need A Mental Health Vacation
Honestly, every creative asks themselves the same questions right before they begin a new project. Who? What? When? Where? Why? And How? And don’t think blogging is any different. Every blogger asks themselves before putting their fingers to the keyboard, What do you say? How do I get my point across? How many words should I use? Where do I start? Well don’t worry about … Continue reading How To Start A Blog! Simple AF
Remember that episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air when Will and Carlton went through rush week for a college fraternity and the leader didn’t want to let Carlton in because he said he was a “sell out”? Is that a true, real life representation of how black people view each other based on financial status? Black children that are raised in affluent neighborhoods, with … Continue reading “The Carlton Banks Syndrome” Are Privileged Black Kids Considered Less “Down” Than Inner City Black Kids?
At the end of the day, everyone wants to be happy and in love one day. And to get there it takes time, patience and most importantly the right person. When you’ve been in more than one relationship throughout the course of your life, you learn what you will and will not accept, which makes it a lot easier to maneuver in this new-age of … Continue reading Five Tips To Remember When Entering A New Relationship After Being In A Toxic One
May is Mental Health Awareness Month. And although today is May 31, I specifically wanted to use the very last day to open up and talk about my own personal about with mental health, more specifically anxiety and depression. I was diagnosed with PTSD and severe anxiety last November. And as many people would guess it was partially military related. Yes, for those that don’t … Continue reading Pretty Girls have issues too…
The loss of Michael Jackson is still a healing wound in the music and entertainment space. Michael Jackson was such an untouchable, incomparable artist, it would be impossible to ever replace the likes of him. But that does NOT mean artists from the new generation have not had the opportunity to make their way to the top of the music industry. Michael Jackson has reigned … Continue reading Who’s Next Best?
I was born in 1988. When video games and internet were barely a “thing”. I was a 90’s kid and you were the shit just for having basic cable! Fortunately for me, we had a few channels like ABC, UPN, BET, etc and back then tv brought the family in the same room even if for an hour or two. There were SO many shows … Continue reading My Favorite Moments in Black Television