Dear Ladies, Please Stop Trying to Lose Weight (a repost)— The Eye Wall

TO THE LADIES OUT THERE, I’d like to challenge you to STOP TRYING TO LOSE WEIGHT. That’s right, YOU HEARD ME. Let go of all the diets, the weight loss pills, the Lap-Bands, etc. Just stop it. You’ve been through enough of this crap already–the constant pressure to fit a certain image sold to you by corporate […]

Now, I agree with this entire post, but if losing weight is part of your journey to better health, then by all means…

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week 52: the strong friend

This time of year, I spy many posts reminding people to check on their strong friend. I don’t really like this prompt for three reasons: 1. If we truly are friends, shouldn’t you be checking for me throughout the year, not just the holiday season? 2. Why do we have a strong friend? Even if […]

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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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a natural hair appreciation post

  Kushite Prince had a beautiful post on natural Black beauty and loving your natural self. Thank you, KP! (Please check out his video on beauty & self- acceptance and his wonderful youtube channel!) It reminded me that I’ve been back natural for 10 years! I can remember telling my bald, male hairstylist that it’d […]

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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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