Accountability 101

Taking accountability is tough. Being able to own up to one’s own faults can be both intimidating and a blow to any Kanye-sized ego. Yet, accountability is the key to accepting traits, ideas and situations that continuously hinder your personal growth. Without accountability, consecutive and aimless excuses are the foundation for the obstacles that life […]

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Finding Comfort in Little Moments

The summer has been brutal. I just opened an electricity bill for $205. Every other minute we’re receiving “conservation tips” on how to further reserve our energy usage. Gas is damn near an arm and a leg. And, let’s not forget about the usual day-to-day tasks that tend to grind our gears – i.e.: work […]

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Rules of Engagement: Confessions of an Unbothered Fiancée 

My fiancé proposed on January 6, 2022. On my birthday, during Capricorn season. After the intimate gesture, I was thrust into this natural high of fascinating possibilities and life was a dream. I welcomed the ongoing congratulations, well-wishes and sudden gasps of wonder (in those little moments where I would happily flash my left ring […]

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Esmesha’s Life: Your Girl Vacationed in Jamaica!

Last week, I had the honor to travel to a destination that has persisted as a mainstay on my “Places to Visit” list. Your girl finally made it to Jamaica! Montego Bay, to be exact. I arrived on May 29th and stayed until June 4th. Let me tell you – it was an absolute dream. […]

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2022, We’re Ready for You – Ya Girl is Back!

The last time I we spoke I was dishing on how to prepare for your upcoming holiday party here. After that, I went completely MIA (“missing in action”), but hear me out, it was for good cause. The holidays transitioned into one of the most stressful times – my family endured some pivotal changes, and […]

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Romanticizing Your Life

The autumn season always transports me into my most reflective self. I spend endless time marinating on my daydreams, chasing nostalgia and incorporating tiny bits of guilty pleasures that keep me on a natural high. Autumn also brings about glimpses into the new year. Although we haven’t officially belted Auld Lan Sine at the top […]

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Why I Wear Pink: Celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month

I wear pink for my grandmother. I wear pink for my aunts. I wear pink for the survivors. I wear pink for those we lost. I wear pink for those who continue to fight with every ounce of strength, courage and resilience. Breast Cancer Prevention Partners (BCPP) disclosed that over the past 20 years, there […]

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It’s The Simple Things For Me

I took the day off yesterday. And, Monday as well. I wasn’t sick nor was there was any immediate need for me to take leave. But, I just needed time to recoup. A teensie escape, if you will. Like Miguel said in his 2015 hit song, “I just want the simple things…“ Slow living is […]

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Outgrowing Your Comfort Zone

I live for a good loungewear set (as seen in the picture above). Loungewear sets are easy and they don’t require much effort. All you have to is find some bomb accessories, style up your hair and throw on an eye-catching pair of shoes. But, just like life, “easy” fashion does not always translate into […]

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