Hair, Beauty + Wellness Expo


Life gets cloudy when we pretend and do things we don’t really want to do

Beauty, She Say, Wellness

My hope is that any type of support I receive be intentional. Not solely because of who I am or where I’m going, but because my areas of focus resonates with you in some way. If it doesn’t resonate, I’m absolutely OK with not having your support. My friends and family aren’t obligated to support anything that I do…just be a good friend and relative. Kind, respectful and loving. Besides, life gets cloudy when we pretend and do things we…

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Goal Digging Women: Yolonda Turner, Owner of Cupcake Fetish in Missouri

Featured, Goal Digging Women

One of the Universe’s greatest gifts to us all is the corner of the internet that shines an intimate light on magical beings.  There are so many amazing brands and goal digging women business owners making strides, and achieving inspiring goals across the globe.  Thanks to Instagram I’ve been connected to one in particular who adds creativity and sweetness to my timeline. This time around, I’m making way to Florissant, Missouri for a behind-the-scenes look at Goal Digging Woman Yolonda…

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Loneliness is a sign you are in desperate need of yourself

Values, Wellness

After a crippling break up (a few years ago) I became obsessed with trying to love myself. Like REALLY love myself, the way I wanted to be loved by someone else.  I was in so much internal pain. Like there was a huge, gaping hole in my heart.  I posted this photo on social media with the caption “beach”. When in actuality I didn’t even want to be there, as I felt like complete shet.  Looking back, I needed the…

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Monday Motivation: culture, sisterhood, and special announcement

Beauty, Featured, Natural Hair, Wellness

Sprinkles of Black Girl Magic. Dipped in chocolate. Dipped in chocolate, bronzed in elegance, enameled with grace, toasted with beauty. My lord, she’s a black woman. -Yosef A.A. Ben-Jochannan The beautiful brown skin women in this network members only group on Facebook showed up.  They always do.  I have been looking forward to today! And the perfect weekend helped prepare me for it.  Culture. The annual jazz festival for me is always full of love, art, soothing tunes, huge smiles, family,…

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Who Will Revere the Black Woman?

Beauty, Featured

Mark Twain said, in effect, that when a country enslaves a people, the first necessary job is to make the world feel that the people to be enslaved are sub-human. The next job is to make his fellow-countrymen believe that man is inferior and then, the unkindest cut of all is to make that man believe himself inferior. A good job has been done in this country, as far as convincing them of their inferiority is concerned. The general white…

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Embrace Your Enoughness

Beauty, Featured, Wellness

What’s it like to go through life thinking you’re not quite enough—defective, flawed? Most of us know EXACTLY how that feels. And what happens when we believe the lie? I’ll tell you what happens… We become “strong” but suffer in silence. And we settle. You are enough. You are incredibly naturally powerful. A strong force to be reckoned with. DIVINE. A Goddess with the magic of being and doing amazing things. NATURALLY. It’s Soul deep. A GOAL DIGGER with the…

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