My Journey Back To Me…

I begin this blog post, not as a congratulation or even as a signpost to mark where I am at, but more as a push for me to examine and motivate myself that I am still here and still persevering. Especially when it often feels like I am drowning in a sea of uncertainty and…

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Life, Wide Shut

Close your eyes.Really close your eyes.What do you see?What thoughts are running through your head?Did you send that email?Did you hang the washing? Close your eyes.Really close your eyes.What have you lost?What have you cut off?What paths that you chose brought you here?What paths were chosen for you? Close your eyes.Really close your eyes.Is this…

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RnR’s Interview: Nude Lipstix

Beauty, brains, ambition, vulnerability and all that is in between. I first came across Nudelipstix‘s blog when My Sister’s Keeper’s blogging journey began. Her page and posts, resonated with me because of her honesty. The internet is filled with people who appear to have picture perfect lives, and sometimes it’s hard to relate or see…

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How To Stop Overthinking Like A Boss

Whooowey! We are those people!✋ We run so many miles in our head, we could be fitness instructors. We fully raise our hands up to that…If we can think of all of the possible events which could occur, then we do that to the 100th degree. It helps us to mentally plan out every eventuality, which…

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Embracing My Inner Oreo: Am I “Black” Enough?

I don’t know if it’s because of my recent move to an area, which at the best of times- is probably one of the least diverse places (yea yea…I’m sure I am statistically incorrect, and this by the way is NOT a dig on the area…). Due to this lack of “cultural diversity”, I feel…

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5 Ways To Battle Writer’s Block

A blank canvas, a cursor or an open notepad… For some it’s stimulating and exciting, for other’s it can be overwhelming and sometimes debilitating. I can admit that with the many ideas we have in our minds, sometimes the easiest way is to literally NOT do anything. The doubt in oneself can be more impactful…

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