• Multidating: Why I’m All For It

    January 18, 2016

    This dating world is something else! For the first time in my adult life I am not in a committed relationship and getting back on the dating scene has been a mess and a half. Not only am I not used to dating in the social media era but this new “situationship” business is so…

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  • My Transformation Through Positivity

    November 16, 2015

    Happy Monday everyone! As I’ve casually mentioned in previous posts, the Summer of 2015 was nothing short of traumatic for me. Without going into all the gritty details, I went through a pretty difficult breakup and being so far away from the people I care most about it took me awhile to come through it.…

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  • Making the Most of Your Internship

    August 7, 2015

    My summer internship is wrapping up and as my workload dwindles and I tie up the loose ends, I have been reflecting on my experience. I spent my summer at city hall deeply immersed in projects aimed at preventing violence in our city. It would have been really easy for me to stay on the project I…

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  • My Essence Festival Experience

    July 8, 2015

    I am still reeling from my Essence Fest experience this past weekend. It was my first time attending the festival and I really enjoyed myself! The festivities started on Thursday night with a concert/comedy show featuring Lecrae (a Christian hip hop artist), Trey Songz (who uncharacteristically stayed clothed much to my disappointment) and Kevin Hart who gave…

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  • What’s In a Name?

    June 9, 2015

    I don’t want to talk about Shakespeare although Romeo and Juliet may be semi-relevant to what I actually want to talk about. I came across this short BuzzFeed article about Zoe Saldana’s husband deciding to take her last name and I just felt so compelled to write about it! Like most girls I used to love to write…

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  • How to Keep the Cocktails Coming with Coupons

    May 19, 2015

    I know we have all had that moment. You have a week until you get paid again but you’re already flat broke and you have to figure out how to pull a week’s worth of meals from $10 and the change at the bottom of your purse.You go back and go through your online bank statement…

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