10 Ways to Conquer Creative Block

Watch people doing what they love to do, existing in their element. I recently watched this video that J. Cole released in time for his newest album. It shows him in his creative process while working on the album, and it is inspiring to say the least. Even though I'm not a musical artist myself, seeing … Continue reading 10 Ways to Conquer Creative Block

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3 Self-Care Tips for the Woke and Troubled

Once again, violence has struck the world in such horrid and unfair circumstances. #altonsterling #phiandocastile #dallas. Lives have been lost, and in the aftermath there is an overflow of brooding anger and pain. Those who are "woke and troubled" have the burden of feeling the implications of these shootings with the expectations from society and their … Continue reading 3 Self-Care Tips for the Woke and Troubled

5 Ways your Skincare Routine is a Self-Care Routine

Awareness of the mind-body connection is key. Planning your skincare routine forces you to be mindful of how your skin is reacting to your mood/hormones/lifestyle choices. For example your skin could be feeling super dry from the changing weather or dehydration. Or your acne could be acting up when you're extra stressed or you gave … Continue reading 5 Ways your Skincare Routine is a Self-Care Routine

Choose your own Adventure: Microaggression Edition

This past Sunday evening at the grocery store. I was standing at the deli counter trying to order some sandwich essentials (specifically some good ol' turkey and swiss). Sidenote: the sink at the apartment had been broken for about 3 days and our incompetent leasing office and maintenance crew was to blame for our inability to do dishes … Continue reading Choose your own Adventure: Microaggression Edition

3 Basic but Serious Job Questions for Millennials

There are so many different reasons for being unhappy with your job- long hours, low or unfair pay, uninterested, stressful, horrible boss, etc. We all have complained about our job (or school life), but there is a difference between being tired by work stressors (which it's important to note - all jobs come with its … Continue reading 3 Basic but Serious Job Questions for Millennials