We're about halfway through Q1, how are you feeling? How are you caring for yourself? It's Black History Month and honoring Blackness is on the agenda, per usual on this side. I've decided to reflect on the magic of Black women writers a bit more this month. Their contributions are the reason we can indulge … Continue reading Mid Quarter Reflections for Self Care
2020 Reflective Journaling
2020 has been a year. We've been through a lot and by grace have made it to the end. It truly is a blessing to still be here, healthy, safe, and looking forward. These 12 months felt like a blur with so much happening so fast but also so slow? This is why I felt … Continue reading 2020 Reflective Journaling
Cannabis 101: Know Your Smoke
Often we describe our weed in simple terms: good or bad. We’ll say its gas, fire, loud, exotic, trash, mid, reggie, weak etc. But what is it exactly? Do we know the name? Do we know what type of strain it is? Do we know how it makes us feel? Do we know how we … Continue reading Cannabis 101: Know Your Smoke
Get Outside– Nature x Health Benefits
Are you making time to be outside? I know that may sound a bit bold during these times but it really is important. I’m not talking about running errands, essential work, or non-essential activities (minding my business, but be safe out here). I’m referring to time outdoors spent in nature, studies show this can improve … Continue reading Get Outside– Nature x Health Benefits
Cannabis + Care: Mindful Consumption for Feelings of Anxiety and Depression
Whether or not you already consume cannabis, viewing the plant as a medicinal resource is crucial in understanding it’s many benefits. For centuries the cannabis plant has been utilized as a healing herb all over the world. Both history and studies explain consumption being linked to relief from chronic pain, increasing appetite, enhancing creativity, relieving … Continue reading Cannabis + Care: Mindful Consumption for Feelings of Anxiety and Depression
Get In Loser; We’re Boosting Our Immune Systems!
The seasons changing, a relentless global pandemic, political unrest, and the oppression of Black and Brown people— is a guaranteed recipe for stress, specifically chronic stress. Chronic stress is stress that lasts for an extended period of time, typically spanning weeks or months. With so much taking place around us, our bodies are absorbing everything. … Continue reading Get In Loser; We’re Boosting Our Immune Systems!
Friendship in Womanhood
via unknown So as of September 11th, 2020 Netflix added one of our nostalgic girly favorites—Girlfriends. The early 2000’s series recently celebrated its 20-year anniversary showcasing the everyday lives of four unique Black women navigating adulthood, romance, friendship, and everything in between. Everyone was eager to dive back into the series many of us indulged … Continue reading Friendship in Womanhood
Love is Actually..
post breakfast via @dashthegreat Recently I’ve been reading ‘All About Love’ by Bell Hooks, a recent addition to my paperback collection. Having heard how moving and insightful it had been for others I figured it was time to give it a read. To read literature written by a Black woman with the intent to have … Continue reading Love is Actually..
Stop Asking Women When They’re Getting Married
via @milkandcreamcreative on Instagram "So, how much longer?" "Are you even looking?" "Don't you think it's time to settle down?"said everyone There are far better questions to ask women other than those that tie her worth to another person. 'So how much longer?' 'Are you looking?' 'Don’t you think its time to settle down?' These … Continue reading Stop Asking Women When They’re Getting Married
via unknown Between a global pandemic, politics, and the new normal— its been hectic. It’s been a lot for everyone in differing ways. For the most part we are subject to stay in our homes day to day. For many this looks like increased engagement via technology. We’re reimagining community via socials, entertainment, and how … Continue reading Please Unplug