week thirteen: Put The Idols Down… (a repost)— Nickkie&Co.

 

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I was just having a conversation about people vying for attention and longing for connections, but instead of building and maintaining real, in-the-flesh relationships, they opt for more followers. More accounts to subscribe to. More thumbs ups, stars and hearts. “Social” media has created a virtual reality, a false sense of connectivity and the constant, unnatural desire for validation.

Social media is the reason why I haven’t finished the two books I’ve been reading since December! I live a lot of my life outside of the screen and I have chosen this week to slow down, but I neeeeeeeeeeded this reminder. 

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We entertain all the things in life other than the things that matter. Today, we need to start to making an effort to take breaks from the distractions and focus on the things that truly matter…

 

 

 

 

 

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Treat. Yo. Self.

We all remember the Episode of Parks & Recreation where Donna, Tom and Ben spent the day treating themselves, right? No? Just me? Anywho, the objective was that you don’t need a lover to treat you. Don’t wait on others to splurge on your behalf. Do it for yourself! With enthusiasm and no hesitation. You […]

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Why we should support Black self-care even when its not costly therapy — RaceBaitR (a repost)

By Tynesha M. McCullers Just a few weeks ago, singer/songwriter, Michelle Williams, posted on Instagram that she had taken her own advice and sought out mental health professionals for her well-being. With Williams’ most recent revelation came an outpouring of love, support, prayers, and appreciation from family, friends, and fans alike. This type of support…

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week 36: Silence (a repost)

Sometimes we need to take a moment to ourselves to be silent. It’s in this silence where we find our clarity. Being someone who is always on the go at times it can all become so overwhelming. The constant thoughts the constant expelling of energy leaves me feeling exhausted. I take a moment to be […]

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week 24

Be alone. Eat alone. Take yourself on dates. Sleep alone. In the midst of this you will learn about yourself. You will grow, you will figure out what inspires you, you will curate your own dreams your own beliefs, your own stunning clarity. And when you do meet the person who makes your cells dance, […]

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I’m getting… old?

Hence this post’s title: Last week, I called a gal pal for her birthday and we had a laugh about how shitty it was growing up with a birthday overshadowed by two of the, if not THE biggest holidays celebrated in the U.S.. maybe even the world. My family was notorious for combined gifts and empty promises […]

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