Why I Decided to Become A Mentor (Again)

Towards the end of my undergraduate studies, I came to the realization that I wanted to become a mentor. I wanted to warn the upcoming generation about issues that plagued them on and off Prairie View A&M University’s campus and I wanted to be a source of hope and help for our incoming freshmen. I […]

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Life 101: 4 Ways to Build Peace of Mind and Manage Stress

Life is stressful. And, with that, there are various ways in which we adapt our lifestyles to help manage such unpredictable factors. Some people flock to the use of illegal remedies (starts singing, “Mary Jaaaannnee“) while others run to the nearest gym to “work it out” on the treadmill, but what appeals to you may […]

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#GirlBoss Approved: Netflix’s Dear White People

I’m only 5 episodes into Netflix’s Dear White People and I’m hooked. This delightfully blunt, charismatic tell-all follows the journey of eight African-American students who attend a prestigious PWI (Predominantly White Institiution). Dear White People is the answer to my generation’s struggle of deciphering between falling victim to the pressures of assimilation or radically defending […]

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A Little Thing Called Faith

Life has an interesting way of allowing you to see the silver lining in the midst of a storm. As chilling winds blow against our tattered hearts and minds, our spiritual will is infinitely tested. Some people buckle at the mere thought of pressure while others encourage the counter of withstanding the turmoil; however, with […]

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Boss Up

While scrolling through Instagram, I found myself running across young women who coin themselves as #girlbosses… Yeah, #girlbosses are extremely popular nowadays; however, I can’t help but wonder whether the label has fallen victim to the mainstream or whether the title continues to empower endless multitudes of women in their entrepreneurial endeavors. Of course, Sophia […]

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Understanding Your Self-Worth

Since starting my blog, I’ve been afforded so many amazing opportunities and God has blessed me beyond belief. But, with growth and progression, there also comes a time where you start to realize your overall self-worth. You start to question the people you place yourself around, you start to analyze your social media presence and you […]

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Discovering Your Purpose

The word “purpose” has always been intimidating to me. Many people will never find their life’s purpose. And, some will collide with it head on while in their second year of grad school, struggling to write their senior thesis (lol, yeah – that was me)! But, I’ve always been a writer. Since elementary school, I constantly […]

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