It’s the first day of Spring! I don’t know about you, but I’m excited for the return of patio happy hours, more sunlight, and warm temperature. I’m also excited because I just scored my first national campaign! YAY! Thanks to the team at Jessica London for choosing me (and several other ladies) to be apart of their SPRING Influential Style e-campaign. So, Let’s celebrate spring and style with Jessica London!
Many of you know I have a day job and I run my website. I also do freelance digital strategy with my company GLANCE media (more coming). Anyway, as someone who’s been working since I was 14 years old, I’ve had my share of race-related incidents at the workplace. So, for Black History Month, Young bosShe asked me to discuss race relations in the workplace. … Continue reading MY LIFE: Handling Race at Work
Oh did you hear? I got a new job! And it’s at my alma-mater, Tennessee State University. I’m so excited to return to the place that set my foundation. But, with any new endeavor, I’m always thinking about my style. I’m always ready to change it up to give myself a new VIBE!
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Shout out to the team at Jessica London for sponsoring my ‘back to work’ look! My previous job was in the non-profit world – very laid back and very casual. Seriously, if I wore heels to work, it was a big deal. Now, don’t get me wrong, I LOVE some casual looks. But I love being able to add a bit of flare too. Now, working at college, I feel the need to step up my game. Students come to me for guidance and I hope I can stylishly lead them.
After attending the recent event, ‘Single in the Ville’, sponsored by Nashville’s newest publication, Nashville Voice I was almost convinced that dating in Nashville was a lost cause.
The Nashville Voice is the city’s newest African-American news publication. The online news source discusses Nashville news from an black perspective. On Tuesday, at The Lab Nashville, the publication hosted a women-only event aimed at breaking the code of dating in the city. Moderated by Markeith Braden (entrepreneur + success coach), the event asked attendees open-ended questions about their dating experiences in Nashville.
It’s a new year but I’m back to my old ways and that’s not a bad thing. I’m JUICING again! Last summer I completed a 40 Day Detox. I had amazing results, lost some weight, and learned some great healthy tips. Many of you wanted to do a juice cleanse after reading my results, but didn’t trust that you had the best recipes, the right … Continue reading My Three-Day Juice Cleanse With Juice Nashville
New Year, New Goals! The Blogger Xchange team asked Alex, of Lex What Wear, and me to speak to bloggers about setting goals to build their brands. Y’all know I love to help bloggers (and want-to-be bloggers) get into the game. Setting tangible goals to build your brand is the best way for you to get success. We met at The Lab Nashville, had tasty … Continue reading Goal Setting for the New Year with the Blogger Xchange
New Year, New Book, Who dis? Continue reading Pre-order my new book, ‘Dorian and Holly’
Last week, I felt the sting of FAILURE. I wrote about it on Instagram. This week I sing the song of FAITH! I don’t have all the solutions to my problems, but I feel confident that I can get through everything I’m dealing with. Knowing that a solution is coming is a relief! Because knowing you failed can be heartbreaking. Listen, you will fail. And … Continue reading MOTIVATION: Through failure, I found faith!
Life is hard right now. Actually my life has been fairly difficult for the last four years. I hint at my struggles here & there. But, knowing the internet is an open forum for petty parades, I keep my business close to me. However, therapy saved me from death and I thought I’d share my journey. Therapy helped me realize that you should always plant seeds of courage, confidence, and motivation so they can bloom during your darkest days. It’s why I stay positive, it’s why I blog.
Last year I went to therapy because I was having intense suicidal thoughts. Life had really gotten the best of me. In the past four years I was hit with a wave of horrible; some of it my fault, some just coincidence, all of it bad. I’m a Christian, and even the Bible advises us to SEEK GOOD COUNSEL And that’s what I did.
Halloween always sneaks up on me! Always! Probably because I didn’t grow up celebrating a traditional Halloween in my religious house. We went to church nights, dressed up as ‘safe’ characters, and enjoyed autumn themed games. No shade, I still had fun (and got candy). Now days, the CREATIVITY that goes into costumes blows me away. From celebs to friends going on bar crawls, the … Continue reading A super quick Halloween look!