Have you heard of Sandra Bland?

Institutional racism has been happening for all of America’s history, and yet I was oblivious to it until fairly recently. Even after I started dating Marcus, I wasn’t aware how much African Americans go through in this country. This was especially obvious to me when I rented “Talking to Strangers” by Malcolm Gladwell a fewContinue reading “Have you heard of Sandra Bland?”

Skinny vs. Healthy

Let’s stop assuming that someone’s healthy simply because they’re skinny.  Instead, let’s consider the whole picture. Are they happy? Eating healthy foods? Working out? How’s their mental health? Looks can be deceiving. At my skinniest (110 pounds, 5’8”), I was the most unhealthy I’ve ever been. I was insecure, barely got out of bed, andContinue reading “Skinny vs. Healthy”

I feel bad for the girl who thinks there’s no other option-

A regular 9-5 job… Living paycheck to paycheck… Being in debt… Clocking in and out without a larger purpose… With no time for herself. What if I told you though that with some hard work and dedication, there’s an alternative? Working from home (all the time, not just when there’s a global crisis). Getting paidContinue reading “I feel bad for the girl who thinks there’s no other option-“