My Beautiful Black Hair

So, how did I learn to love my natural hair in a world that tells Black girls our curls are not beautiful? Well, I’m sure it was a lot of things — both conscious and subconscious — but there are two moments that stand out in particular. The first was my time in the Ecuadorian Amazon in 2016, when I spent several weeks living with the local community. My days consisted of …


Why Therapy Is So Important

Universally, there is still a stigma circling the topic of mental health. And luckily, it has been getting more shine recently due to the #MeToo and #BlackLivesMatter movements, and even celebrities being more open about their own battles with mental health. However, even talks of therapy are still a taboo subject in the Black community.


Wellness Begins With A Healthy Brain

The human brain is arguably the most important organ in the body. It’s function is to make us feel human. This powerhouse allows us to coordinate actions and reactions, think and feel, and enables us to have memories and experiences.