“I sometimes hate to define myself because I am forever evolving, but I am a woman who loves dreaming. I’ve always lived in my head and imagined all the wonderful, beautiful and limitless possibilities of life. And life in my mind almost mirrors my life today with some exceptions. I believe anything is possible, I’m always shooting for the moon and the stars. I am constantly evolving, just like the saying, ‘For every day is a new journey towards self awareness and discovery.’ READ MORE

My fitness journey is on! I recently came up with a plan (after my Grim Reaper run) that will help me reach my new fitness and health goals not just for the temporary, but for the rest of my life. Won't you follow along?
Not everyone sees or knows that though. Everyone wants to see well-dressed, put together, composed Black women all the time. That is not alright. We have burdens we carry and crosses we bear on our backs too.

It’s sandal weather. I hope you’ve got your pretty little feet ready for opened-toed shoes and jeweled sandals. Oh, you don’t! Let me guess, the last time you got a pedicure was Labor Day 2013. Shame on you. Aaaaaa! Just the sight of your feet would make a grown man scream. The layers of dead skin and calluses are probably so thick that you don’t even know what your feet look like anymore. Stop the insanity! We’ve got to do something about this fast. You can either go to a nail salon and watch the manicurist make weird faces while she’s working on your crusty toes, or you can take control and fix this at home. Save yourself the embarrassment and try a foot mask. READ MORE

Terminal length is real y'all. There is much debate that women with certain hair types can't grow long hair but length has absolutely nothing to do with what type of hair we have and everything to do with how long our hair is in the the Anagen growing phase.
With the advance of having things quickly at the press, tap or swipe of our fingers, it can be hard to grasp the concept of waiting. Patience isn't idly waiting either, it's waiting with a purpose. No matter if it's a situation you're going through or just a Sunday afternoon detangling session.

Mother’s day was Sunday. And as you read this you may be thinking, “I knew that but I didn’t and I kinda forgot.” Of course your mom told you she was okay that you didn’t go all out and book her a trip to Rome, but we know you feel a little guilty that in your last minute scrambling, all of the good reservations were taken and all of the prettiest cards had already been sold. It’s time to go into Olivia Pope mode and fix your boo boo with a comfort food make up meal for mom. READ MORE

Though Waris has become one of the most beautiful supermodels to walk the walk, her book tells the story of a broken little girl who faced a horrific life of oppression, illiteracy, violence and poverty and the aspiring woman the little girl grew up to be.




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