Sunflower Firsts – Entry #3 (Podcast Interview)

  You never know who’s watching. You never know who you inspire. You never know what a simple hello can lead to. I met Quianna when I was working at David’s Bridal, btw I was working 2 retail jobs at the time (no days off!). She was a student at my alma mater GMU and I…

Sunflower Firsts – Entry #2

I’m back Sunflowers! I took a much needed month break from the blog to just focus on what’s next for me. I’m back, right in time for Mental Health Awareness Month, pumped up and excited about what is store for my life, the blog, and beyond ! FIRST BREAK FROM INSTAGRAM I’ve really never had a…

We’re All Nola Darling and Here’s Why ?

WHO IS NOLA DARLING ? I’m not even quite sure that Nola knows who she is. But wait… have you watched the new Netflix series ” She’s Gotta Have It”? You probably have your own opinion on who Nola is. To me she is a “woke” twenty something that is #goals in so many ways, except…

You Are Not A Tree… Move!

I know it’s been a while since my last post & I don’t want to make this a pattern. I promise myself to post once a month! DON’T BE A TREE. The title of this post comes from my mentor in my head, Founder/CEO of Curlbox, Myleik Teele. I follow her on snap/insta, listen to…

BOSS vs. BALANCE

BOSS MENTALITY.  The greatest advice I got in high school was “FAKE IT TIL YOU MAKE IT”. We were preparing for our AP exams and our teacher was emphasizing that it is better to make an effort and write something when you are unsure  rather than to not answer at all. This same theory came…

Love & other Drugs

  Love is a hell of a drug or so I’ve heard.  I’ve never been in love, so I don’t understand the feeling but I have an idea. Last year I made a promise to myself, a sort of commitment until commitment from that special someone (whoever you are!?). To all my singles out there,…

Be More with Less

Hey sunflowers! I know my last post was almost 2 months ago & I apologize for the wait on a new one… so here it goes! I have been practicing a minimalist lifestyle for a while now. I decided to practice because I was tired of having too many choices to wear of clothing &…

How 2015 Prepared Me For 2016

HAPPY NEW YEAR! HAPPY NEW YOU ! WELCOME TO 2016!  We’re 10 days in! 2015 was comprised of 4 moments that changed my outlook & tested me. 1. JUNE 2014-MAY 2015 – Felt stuck/boxed in my first job after graduation. Saw myself bringing work home with me and feeling miserable in every aspect. Had many…