When Life Gives You Lemons… Say Thanks

Suffering has been stronger than all other teaching, and has taught me to understand what your heart used to be. I have been bent and broken, but – I hope – into a better shape.” -Charles Dickens One thing is inevitable, we will all have to encounter pain and suffering. It could be the death of a loved one, losing your job, or heartbreak from … Continue reading When Life Gives You Lemons… Say Thanks

Top 5 Weekend Events in Atlanta: Sweet Auburn Music Festival, JapanFest, Music Midtown and More

  My favorite season of all is right around the corner! Autumn is coming! The leaves will be changing colors. The air will get cooler. Thigh highs, stocking, leggings, and boots will be in style again. Hot apple cider and hot chocolate are the ultimate drink of choice, and the best thing of all, Starbuck’s pumpkin spice lattes and muffins are back! Atlanta seems to … Continue reading Top 5 Weekend Events in Atlanta: Sweet Auburn Music Festival, JapanFest, Music Midtown and More

Reconnecting with the Woman in the Mirror

  Reconnecting with the Woman in the Mirror I have always found myself running behind and taking care of others. That is the type of person that I am. I strive off acknowledgment and the idea that I make a difference in someone’s life. I want to be the person that people could depend on. It wasn’t until my depression got the best of me … Continue reading Reconnecting with the Woman in the Mirror

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Summer ’17: The Takeover of Women in Film

Summer ’17: The Takeover of Women in Film Representation matters and summer 2017 is the summer of women. We have been and continue to be blessed by the images of strong women in TV, movies, and entertainment. I think the main struggle for women in Hollywood and women in my position is to fight for true representation in the media… -Amber Heard I have never … Continue reading Summer ’17: The Takeover of Women in Film

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Redefining Who You Are: Reclaiming Your Labels and Living for Yourself

“Don’t let nobody tell you what to do.” “Be a leader, not a follower.” Growing up, especially in the African American community, we have heard these “proverbs” all our lives. We were told at a young age to not follow the crowd, to march to the beat of your own drum. But no one ever warned us of the scrutiny that would follow if our … Continue reading Redefining Who You Are: Reclaiming Your Labels and Living for Yourself