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The Importance of Therapy

As taboo as it is in the Black community, I am happy that a lot of my friends and colleagues are talking about going to a therapist. I didn’t know how important and how valuable having someone to talk to, who doesn’t know you, could be. I started online therapy about 4 months ago. I […]

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Unwinding After A Stressful Day

I wish we didn’t, but we all have stressful days. It’s important that after a stressful day, you go home and relax because if not it’ll mess with you mentally and physically.  Here are my favorite ways to unwind after a stressful day. Watching YouTube videos I love every YouTuber that I am subscribed too […]

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Why I Moved Out

In my last semester of college, I fell in love with a girl and I knew that she was going to be a part of my life for a VERY long time. I was moving back to the city to live with my mom and grandmother because I accepted the offer to go to grad […]

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A Day in the Life

I thought it would be fun to give you all perspective on what my everyday life looks like. I don’t set alarms anymore, and luckily my body wakes me up around the same time every morning (including weekends unfortunately). Unless I’m feeling sick and sluggish, I usually wake up around 6:20 a.m. Usually the abundance […]

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I think at some point, all women talk about fearing childbirth because of the pain and the unknown. I fear it because based on stories that I’ve heard, because I am a Black woman I might not make it out alive.  Serena Williams said it, Beyoncé said it both SUCCESSFUL AND WEALTHY BLACK WOMEN said […]

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Thank You, Next

I haven’t listened to Ariana Grande’s new song “Thank You, Next” yet and who knows if I ever will, but based on my Twitter feed and how they are interpreting the song, I can definitely relate. Let’s talk about friendship that die. Last year, I cut ties with three friends at once. Same day. Deleted […]

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There’s a lesson in every situation

In my sophomore year of college, I was in the marching band. One day when we were going out to do our field show, my friends and I smelled something pretty disgusting. It was dog shit and it was too close for comfort. About 20 seconds after smelling it, one of my bandmates said, “Tabia […]

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