Life & Love

Why Fearing Failure Will Hinder You

“Fear does not prevent death, it prevents life.” I live by that quote written by Naguib Mahfouz, faithfully. I think about the moments where I could have succeeded, could have given it a shot, could have made a call, could have sent an email, or could have went to an …

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Self Love is the Best Love

The key to happiness in life is really simple: love yourself… because nothing is more empowering and fulfilling than being unconditionally in love with you. Surprisingly, such a simple action can sometimes be difficult to do especially in a society where being yourself and living your truth is often frowned …

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5 Places To Go On A Baecation

– blogged by @baetoven_ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀   So you’ve been toying with the idea of a vacation with your boo for a while but there are some factors that have slowed down the process. You either don’t have the time to research for the perfect getaway, you’re on a budget or …

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Raising A Black Child In America Today

Although I’m not a mother yet, I’ll always remember hearing certain phrases over and over again when I was little. “Always ask for a receipt and a shopping bag when you leave a store, even if you’re just getting a pack of gum. Be prepared to work 10x harder in …

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What It Means To Be Black In America

⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ To be black in America is to live a life of constant battle. We must mind our manners and “stick to” whatever “job” we have. Take whatever “massa” says and leave our dignity by the wayside. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Our only role in life, as prescribed by others, is to entertain …

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Dear F*ck Boy, F*ck You!

Dear F*CK Boy, ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ F*ck you, your “ain’t sh*t” father, your whore of a mother, and the rest of the “As Is”  bum bitches in your family. I would say something about your pissy grandmother, but she makes a mean buttermilk pie and although she has Alzheimer’s, she remembers me. …

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11 Ways To Stay Motivated When All Seems Lost

blogged by @RaquelHarrisTV It happens to the best of us. I hate that phrase…. It happens to ALL of us. When you’re on the road to success, staying motivated isn’t always an easy task. Sometimes there are days when you’re just…outdone. You literally don’t have the energy to move, and …

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