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 own …

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, …

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). …