When I started high school, I vowed to improve the way I treated my body by working out regularly and changing my diet completely. I downloaded an app called, Fooducate and whenever I scanned a bar code into the app it would tell me all the terrible things contained in the food which scared me to the point where I started eating obsessively strict while cutting out all toxic foods and shying away from ones that were healthy as well. By doing this, I became…

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Every Monday I will be posting playlists of hidden gems I’ve found on Soundcloud, Spotify, and Apple Music. Be on the lookout Mondays for new music but for now, enjoy #MUSICMONDAYS Vol. 1 on Soundcloud:

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I like to update my healthcare routine every few months. I am starting to see how some products I use are very toxic to my skin which influenced me to not only take what I put in my body to account but also what I put on my body. I decided to go vegan for a little while and truly noticed the changes in my body. If you aren’t able to pronounce certain things in the ingredients of products than avoid them at all costs!…

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I always was the quiet kid growing up. I didn’t feel the need to talk to anyone or have my voice be heard unless it was absolutely necessary. I lived life like this because I’ve always dealt with my sickle cell with silence, so I applied that to everything else I’ve ever done. Thankfully, I learned at an early age the importance of being comfortable with being alone. Not saying I didn’t have friends, but I genuinely always enjoyed my own company. Although learning how to love…

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When I first decided to take a break from college, I had to sit down and reflect the reason why I needed a break. One of the many reasons was my lack of self-love and self-care. Throughout my life I’ve always helped others before helping myself and that resulted in being careless about my health, my well-being, and my confidence. I’ve lost relationships and friendships because I didn’t care to fix parts of my life that needed attention and healing. Lashing out and allowing little situations…

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