It’s Not Your Door: How To Deal With Rejection

Rejection is a natural part of life. Whether you are getting rejected from a game at recess or shooting your shot at #FutureBae fails, it happens. We have all dealt with rejection at various stages of our lives. Though it sucks, its something that we will continuously deal with for the rest of our lives.Continue reading “It’s Not Your Door: How To Deal With Rejection”

Balancing Act: Juggling your bae and your besties

No one likes the girl that abandons all her friends as soon as she gets a significant other! LITERALLY, NO ONE WILL EVER LIKE THAT GIRL. I’ve dealt with this many times with friends and have even lost some due to it. When I entered into a new relationship last year, I was determined toContinue reading “Balancing Act: Juggling your bae and your besties”

Well, Hello 2017!

Personally, I had a rather roller-coaster year in 2016.  I made the leap to New York, I made a leap to a new job, and I made a leap into a new relationship. All of these happenings left me feeling pretty damn proud of myself. In 2016, I gained a deeper understanding of my ownContinue reading “Well, Hello 2017!”

#MiaInTheCity: Rustik Tavern

Rustic Tavern is a intimate dimly lit bar with a cozy & laid back feel. Located right in Bed-Stuy Brooklyn right off the G, it is one of the first bars I was introduced to when I moved to New York. With a super cute outdoor patio area, it makes for a great place to gather withContinue reading “#MiaInTheCity: Rustik Tavern”

4 Types of Apps Every Phone Addict Needs

We are addicted to our cell phones. It’s okay to admit it. It’s the first step! My phone broke recently and I went 10 days without one. Yes, I said 10 DAYS. After the initial panic attack, I was able to get on with my life. In the first few days, I realized that a majority ofContinue reading “4 Types of Apps Every Phone Addict Needs”

Maintain the Mane: #2 My Perspective on Shrinkage

My big chop went down on February 22, 2012 in the dorm room of one of my best friends. I knew very early on that my hair was tightly coiled, but it wasn’t until recently that I realized I have some INTENSE shrinkage. Like…a lot. As my hair grew longer, my fro did grow in volume,Continue reading “Maintain the Mane: #2 My Perspective on Shrinkage”

Are You Busy or Are You Lazy? 3 Easy Things to Incorporate Into Your ‘Hectic’ Schedule

So many times I catch myself saying, “I would love to do XYZ more but I’m just so busy.” Sometimes I get creative and switch it up with “I am so tired, I just need to rest.” Either way, most of the time I am just being lazy or looking for some sort of justification asContinue reading “Are You Busy or Are You Lazy? 3 Easy Things to Incorporate Into Your ‘Hectic’ Schedule”

Boy Bye: 4 Signs You Should Walk Away

When you are young, dating and exploring life’s many possibilities, your only concern should be you.Your wants, your dreams, your goals, and your standards are all you need to adhere to. There is no need to compromise your needs for anyone or anything at such a volatile time of self growth. I talked before about paying attentionContinue reading “Boy Bye: 4 Signs You Should Walk Away”

Make It Last Forever: How To Maintain Long Distance Friendships

It’s been a whole year since I have graduated from college. Regardless of what my next step was (which was completely unknown), my friends whom I had lived, loved and laughed with for the past four years and I were going to separate. For a while questions plagued us like, “Would we still talk?” andContinue reading “Make It Last Forever: How To Maintain Long Distance Friendships”

We Gon’ Be Alright: 5 Things to Remember When Life Throws a Curveball

It is officially (though it doesn’t feel like it) Spring!  High school seniors are committing to colleges and participating in “promposals”,  while college seniors are holding on to the last single “you know what” to give. (You soon to be collge grads might want to check out 6 Tips To Survive The (Post) Grad Struggle).Continue reading “We Gon’ Be Alright: 5 Things to Remember When Life Throws a Curveball”