this is a page for

Monthly Archives: August 2017

Girlboss: How to Take Charge of Your Life

Lately, I’ve been really focusing on ways to self-improve, be more effective and live a more purposeful life. I’m sure everyone has heard of the new GirlBoss hashtag going around, although there is real substance in this idea. There are some very practical things we…

Journaling: A tool for Stress and Self-Reflection

Over the past couple of years, I’ve really been using journals to capture important moments in my life as well as to de-stress on a daily basis. Journaling is a powerful tool for personal growth, self-reflection and self-expression. I did not always see the benefits…

Gluten-Free and Vegetarian Quinoa Black Bean Burgers!

Even though I do allow chicken and fish in my diet, I eat vegetarian most of the time. So I’m always looking for good vegetarian recipes to make. When I was in Trader Joe’s, I saw this pack of organic tricolor quinoa which I have never…

How to Grow Long, Healthy Hair: Health vs. Length

When I first made the decision to go natural, my number one goal was to grow long, healthy hair. As a result of the relaxers I had gotten for years, I felt as though my hair was not reaching its true potential in terms of health, thickness and length. Therefore…

Product Review: Kat Von D Shade + Light Glimmer Eye Contour Palette

There are so many new eye shadow palettes coming out right now that it was hard for me to decide which one I wanted to get first! From the Jaclyn Hill Palette, Naked Heat, Sephora PRO Warm Palette, Anastasia Beverly Hills Subculture…it was hard to choose, but when…

How I Organize My Natural Hair Products

If you’ve been natural for even a short period of time, you are familiar with the term product junkie. In the beginning of my natural hair journey, I could definitely be considered one of those, as I wanted to try every single product out there. Now, I buy…