You guys…I am jumping on this #trending train for the Netflix documentary, Fyre. I had no idea that this festival was suck an epic fail but upon watching the documentary, we completely stunned. If you haven’t already seen the Fyre documentaries that everyone is talking about, then listen to our thoughts and watch the Netflix doc. What went wrong? What can we learn? Let’s discuss!
The One Where I Turned Down a Date
Today I turned down my first date in some time. Don’t tell my mother.
How Not to Overthink as told by a Habitual Overthinker
Overthinking is that moment you stop and replay the last conversation wondering if they might misinterpret what you said. It’s not saying hi to your crush because you are afraid they might see you as desperate. (Well, lets just admit that anything having to do with the person you’re attracted to leads to overthinking.) It’s feeling out of place among people you call your friends when you’re convinced that you have nothing to add to the conversation.
Overthinking can be debilitating.
Anchor for my Soul
I sat in the drivers seat of my parents Toyota Sequoia, completely overwhelmed and utterly despondent. My body betrayed me as tears began to spill down my cheeks. My hunched shoulders trembled as I gasped for the next breath, in direct conflict to the strong, resolute image I had predetermined to uphold. “This wouldn’t have […]
P25 Podcast Ep 6: The College Years
Ahh college. I loved college. I started at UCF as a doe eyed freshie, excited to finally be on my own. The first couple months were a bit rough until i found my people. Today we talk about college life, surviving as a broke student, and so much more!
How to Nurture an Idea You’re Not Quite Ready to Start
My dream is to be a writer and that one day you, dear reader, would purchase my book and find some sort of enjoyment or positive change. That may take awhile. In the meantime, I’ve put most of my efforts towards smaller goals like this blog. This blog is the culmination of my own personal […]
The Flag, the Question, & My Answer
Stand or Kneel? Where do I fall? I’ve tossed and turned these ideas in my head and have debated whether to share those thoughts in such an open forum where my words can be taken and interpreted in so many ways. Yet after all the internal debate, I have decided that it was worth sharing. Here it goes.
How to Conquer Mistakes as a Young Professional
One thing you can expect entering the workforce and learning a new job is that dreaded day you make a mistake. It always starts off so well; your new employer finally starts to trust you and your work ethic when, BAM, out of the blue, you make a huge mistake that threatens discredit all your […]
6 Tips to Survive Family Vacation
It would be easy for me to assume that everyone has a perfect family experience. However, experience and reality suggests that might not be the case for everyone. Sometimes spending time with your family is more work than play. This Christmas, my family and all our extend cousins are going on a family reunion cruise […]
Guest Post: An Ode to Self Love Without Makeup
Imani and I met at a local church and connected over our sarcastic sense of humor and our current relationship status. I cant say that I know anyone more dedicated to finding and expressing her own unique style of art. She leaves beautiful imprints on people through her art but also through her words and […]
P25 Podcast Ep.2- Relationship Wins and Losses
A few weeks ago I posted a blog about how I had a crush on one guy for two years. Thankfully I wasn’t criticized or burned at the stake as I initially thought. Surprisingly, so many people responded saying they related to my story on so many different levels. I guess we are all a […]
It’s about time I Explained Post Twenty-five.
If you’re reading this blog your either: My friends and family. (Thanks fam!) A stranger who read another one of my posts and stayed around for more. Or you follow me on social media, finally gave into all of my persistent posting, and clicked the “link in bio.” (if you’re that person, go you!) With […]
We’ve got a Podcast!!!
The day has come to reveal that we have a podcast with guest hosts, Vasty and Greg, on the blog! Now you can listen to us on your ride to work or in the background while browsing Pintrest. Either way I hope you like it! Enjoy Episode 1!
An Open Letter To My Tough Exterior
Dear Tough Exterior, I hope this doesn’t come as a surprise to you. It’s not me. It’s you. I’m breaking up with you. Actually, I’m breaking up with you and your cousins, Ms. “Independent,” Mrs. “I can do it Myself, ” and the “I don’t need anyone” Lady. Don’t get me wrong. You served me […]
Top 10 Unexpected Tips for College Freshmen
Go to every meeting that hand out free shirts or free pizza whether you plan to join or not. Free stuff is free stuff!
Facing Fear. Ditching Comfort.
Fear initially designed to keep me from touching a hot stove or running with scissors, morphed, somehow got a hold of my thoughts and dreams, and began to dictate my every move. // READ MORE!