The Pieces Have Fallen

The Pieces Have Fallen      Breyana I’jae The pieces have fallen Each time I attempt to stitch them back together I find that my hands won’t move and my fingers won’t cooperate. Yet again I’m the only one attempting to put them back together as if “together” never existed. As they hit the floor […]

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Woman to Woman: Is it Your Intuition or Insecurities?

Ladies, you know that feeling you get when something just isn’t right, a feeling that causes you to react almost immediately. You start your research, tell your girls to put on their investigator hats and go incognito mode? Yup, there’s nothing more powerful than a woman’s intuition. For many of us we’ve used our intuition […]

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Would You Take The Risk on Love?

“To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything, and your heart will certainly be wrung and possibly be broken.” What’s the riskiest thing you’ve ever done? If asked this question some people will say or think something sexual, some will think back to when they faced their biggest fears or climbed the highest […]

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Behind The Books

Welcome back, and Happy Wednesday! If you have been keeping up with my blog then you know about these mysterious books that I keep mentioning. Well these books are mysterious no longer. I am pleased and blessed to let you all know my first two self-published books are ready for pre-order! Now I know you’re […]

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Tipsy Tuesday: 22 Ways to Love Yourself!

It’s Tuesday again so you know what means! There’s some tips coming your way. Today marks my 22nd birthday and with both of my books “Finding YOUrself: The Road to Self-Love and Recovery” & “Heartbreaks and Heartaches” due to come out this month, it’s only right I stick with the theme. Loving yourself can sometimes be a […]

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Motivational Monday – ‘Keke Taught Me’

“Morning Kidzzz”, (it’s actually afternoon) but I couldn’t have a post about Keke and not reference her right? Anyway, we all know what day it is … Monday! Last week we were breaking bad habits and this week we’re pushing through with the help of my girl Keke. We all have celebrities that we like […]

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#OwnYourBeautiful

The #OwnYourBeautiful hashtag was a campaign created for Instagram by myself, , teenytinyella, livebytheafro, and simonepaddick. We all wanted to use our social media platform to promote loving yourself. The idea behind the campaign was to have users turn their biggest insecurity into their most beautiful attribute. The rules were to post a photo explaining their insecurity […]

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I Will Not…Because I Deserve

  I have been at a great place in life lately. Working on myself and basking in the happiness and positivity that the universe has thrown my way. I have been through so many emotions over the year and I feel like towards the end I am finally leveling out and things are starting to […]

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I Lost Myself in You

  I lost myself in… The way your eyes sparkled when you laughed. In the way your voice resonated through my phone when you were miles away. In the way I could never stay mad. I lost myself in you. In your being. In your energy. In your radiation. Was I wrong to give you […]

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My Body is Not a Place to Kill Time

I write what I feel, and feel what I write. I often have second thoughts about what I choose to share on my blog and wonder if I’m sharing too much. Granted, my business is my business but some things I share because I know others can relate. This piece was very personal to me […]

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Body Love

Loving your body can be incredibly challenging, especially for women. We live in a society where small sizes are the norm and people strive to lose weight to be liked and idolized by others, with hopes of fitting into that norm. We live in a society where the media Photoshop the bodies of celebrities to make […]

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“Dear Woman”

Yesterday I had the pleasure of attending an Empowerment Workshop hosted by Michael E. Reid, socially known as “justmike_” or “justmikethepoet“. The workshop was created to accompany his newly released book “Dear Woman” and is a few hours of conversation, inspiration, education, and hope. As it says on his website the event is designed specifically for women […]

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Lets Discuss: Nappy Hair

There are many negative connotations behind the word “nappy” that stem from times of slavery. As Black people we have always been taught to hate our hair and most importantly who we are. Growing up we are taught that nappy hair is bad we need to get a perm, boys are told nappy hair doesn’t look good […]

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Letting Your Flaws Empower You (Sam’s Story)

Special thanks to Sam for letting me share her story 🙂 The speech I gave on Alopecia Areata today… “One year ago, I wouldn’t have had the courage to get up here and speak in front of all of you. In fact, I probably would have gone as far as skipping the class entirely. Public […]

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I Am Not My Hair – My Story

I have read many inspiring stories and each time it gave me an extra push to share my own. My sole purpose behind this blog was to do so and I still haven’t until now. I am doing this thing where I am focused on pleasing myself and doing things that will make “ME” happy. […]

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