• Reflections

    Monthly Reflections: Summer Edition

    It’s official! Summer is over. I know it’s been a while since these posts but I have a good reason for doing so. At the end of each month, when I sit down to write the monthly reflections, I saw a pattern of recurring themes. So instead of repeating everything, I’ve compiled them into one giant post. Life is Too Short to Have Boring Hair Hair plays a huge role in how we carry ourselves. It both indirectly and directly displays part of our personality. I decided to go through the “big chop” and to be completely honest, had mixed feelings about it. On one hand, I was pleased to…

  • Mental Health

    The Importance of Mental Health Breaks

    If any of you have been following me either on social media or this blog, you may have noticed that I haven’t been exactly present recently. That’s because I decided to take a mental health break so to speak. Mental Health Day In the workplace, we’ve all heard the phrase “taking a mental health day”. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, this is a day that an employee takes off from work in order to relieve stress or renew vitality. I felt unmotivated, uninspired, and didn’t feel like putting out content that I wasn’t proud of. I needed to take care of my mental well-being in order to become myself again. Taking…

  • Self Care

    7 Simple Joys to Smile About

    In honor of June being National Smile Month, here are 7 simple joys of life that are bound to make you crack a smile! 1. A Hot Shower Before Bedtime I find that night showers are especially helpful for me because not only do they save time the next morning but it allows me to reflect on my day and any continuing thoughts that I may be having. It’s just me and no one else. I like having that time just to be alone with my thoughts. After the shower is over, I’m left feeling like my thoughts are more clear and I’m more at peace with myself. There is…