Why I am Inspired By Cardi B. Even Though I Didn’t Know She Existed a Month Ago

We were all spread throughout our Airbnb in Washington D.C., getting ready for the first bachelorette-party activity of the weekend when the next song started playing through the TV… One of the girl’s squealed in excitement and made her way from the bathroom to the living room to use as her dance floor. I’d never heard the song before, but…
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10 Lessons My Mother Taught Me

In honor of Mother’s Day, I thought it would be fun to share some of the nuggets of wisdom my mommy has instilled in me. Enjoy! Lesson One | “You Only Have a Minute to be a Kid, but a Lifetime to be an Adult” I was in fifth grade, and my best friend Victoria showed me she had shaved her legs. I had…
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Why I am No Longer Obsessing Over My Follower Count on Instagram and Why You Shouldn’t Either

This past Sunday’s church sermon has really stuck with me. The message was about what happens when we compare ourselves to others, and how we should be focused on how God made us. He painstakingly knit you and I to be unique individuals, unlike anybody else. So we should find solace in that. The pastor went on to compare a…
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On Self Love

I came across a quote that perfectly sums up something I’ve always believed: “Falling in love with yourself first doesn’t make you vain or selfish, it makes you indestructible.” At the end of the day if you know who you are, nobody can convince you otherwise. From a very young age my parents raised me to be proud of who…
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