The month of April was when I decided to binge read YA contemporary novels. I've been on a book slump lately so in order to get out of it and start reading again, I decided to venture into other genres that I normally don't read. YA is not my favorite genre, but I've decided to … Continue reading 5 YA Books I read in April
Title: The Hate You Give Author: Angie Thomas Publisher: Pages:400 Rate: 5*/ This book no matter how one sees it is quite timely and eye opening. A thoughtful, heartbreaking and honest account of racial tensions//issues in America today. "Black Lives Matter" "A hairbrush is not a gun". Starr, the heroine in the book is 16 … Continue reading Book of the Month (March)
It looks like just yesterday when 2017 was ushered in and now it’s the beginning of 2018. Every year as we say goodbye to the old year and prepare for the New Year, best believe that most of our goals and aspirations have not been met, but does that stop us from making new resolutions? … Continue reading Achieving Set Goals in 2018
Today, I'm sharing with you a quote by Frida Kahlo, famous Mexican painter who was born in 1907. This woman was obviously a force of nature, vibrant and larger than life, but also vulnerable and very human. She represents the pain every woman on earth is going through—physical and emotional. Know that not a lot … Continue reading If I Have to Say It by Frida Kahlo
Its thanksgiving weekend and I won’t let it pass without sending a heartfelt wish to everyone celebrating out there especially my readers. Thanksgiving Day is officially celebrated in the United States of America and Canada. It’s a day where family all over the country gather to celebrate the goodness of God for those who believe … Continue reading My Three W’s of Thankfulness
Why is it such an issue when people choose to express themselves differently than the status quo especially when it does not hurt anybody else? It really amazes me how women, especially, always have to take potshots at other women who do things differently than they do. Like women calling other females simple, basic and … Continue reading Why Judge People?
These words is originally by a Portuguese self-help author/life coach, Jose Micard Texeira but is often credited to Hollywood actress Meryl Streep. But no matter who the author is, this resonates with me at all times and is a powerful statement. I no longer have patience for certain things, not because I’ve become arrogant but … Continue reading Words to Live by
"You may not be her first, her last or only. She loved before, she may love again. But if she loves you now, what else matters? She's not perfect-you aren't either and the two of you may never be perfect together but she can make you laugh, cause you to think twice and admit to … Continue reading You May Not Be (Bob Marley)
I love to travel, as I'm sure most people do. There is simply no feeling like packing that travel luggage and hopping on a plane for maybe 2-24 hours then landing on a brand new city’s airport, a city that you probably have been reading about all this time. Imbibing fresh cultures plus the indigent … Continue reading Six Cities I’ll love to Visit
‘I honestly believe we’re so accustomed to delivering the strong Black woman speech to ourselves and everyone else that we lose our ability to connect to our humanness, and thus our frailty. We become afraid to admit that we are hurting and struggling because we fear that we will be seen as weak. And we … Continue reading Depression: Stigma in Black People?