“I’ve spent so much time trying not to attract a certain kind of attention from men, that it’s hard for me to just go there now”.
The trauma of being a New Yorker- you hear a sound that has you convinced a. Someone is spraying poison into the air in a move towards chemical warfare orRead More
I used to feel like I was constantly floating away. Logically I understood that this wasn’t true, but my mind was in such disarray that I could’t connect to the obvious fact that I was planted on the ground. It felt like physically disappearing, slowly vanishing into thin air. Imagine a helium balloon constantly under the threat of being released into the sky, except the balloon has a will to live.Read More
What if I told you that most of the people you wanted to model your life after are/were miserable? Now, what if I told you the dream you were sold might have set you on the wrong path and your belief in it is actually part of what keeps the farce alive?Read More
So, I’m no stranger to depression. Genetic predisposition aside, I think it actually became so familiar that I welcomed it. It still seems like part of my personality to be perfectly honest. Depression is like a portal that follows me around.Read More
As a kid, I always hoped that when my favorite artist was asked - “what advice would you give to aspiring artists?” that I would hear “The Answer”. Every single time, my excitement was met with the always devastating, and always frustrating “believe in yourself”. WTF? I wondered why they were holding out?!Read More
I’ve been to Hong Kong once. It was for work, but there was enough time if you were really motivated to explore the city and the surrounding areas (aka shop).
Between exploring the malls that seemed to form entire cities underground, I would venture off to look for more familiar things like nail shops, and sneaker shops.
Naturally, I ventured out on my own with my curiosity and naiveté in tow.Read More
You are my sister.
If you are better at something, let me learn from you. If I've been down a road before, let me guide you.
If we're lost, let's find a way together. If I know something, I will share.Read More
When I first started out in music, I was CLUELESS. Dealing with a certain breed of men in the business confused me. Every move I made felt like the wrong move. Does this person want to work with me or sleep with me? Is this a date or ANOTHER business dinner? Should I ask?Read More
I have to remind myself that it is a luxury to pursue my passion. Staying in touch with this truth, along with a profound sense of gratitude, for the privilege to pursue my dreams is crucial. When I get further than I like to be from this truth, I know it’s time to get grounded again.Read More
Watch the false self fall. Don’t cling to who you never were. Appreciate what was learned, and forgive yourself. Trust yourself. Spinning for the sake of spinning will leave you dizzy.Read More
I couldn’t help but notice how much emphasis was placed on her blackness surrounding the historic nuptials. One news outlet even suggested “black women should be proud”.
Oh really?Read More
Here’s a list of plant based places I love, that the carnivores in my life are happy to go to. There are more plant based options in NYC, these are the CUTEST!Read More