Is Cutting Ties Part of Self Care?

By now, most of us are probably familiar with the term "cutting off". If you don't know what that means, it's basically ghosting somebody toxic in your life (or somebody that has wronged/taken advantage of you) Many times in life we are faced with the choice of cutting ties or mending a relationship after something goes wrong.. This can go for a family member, an old friend, an ex; the list goes on. But, where is the line between cutting people off for your own emotional well-being and just being emotionally immature?

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10 Ways to Take Care in the Winter

With this cold weather upon us our bodies will definitely be taking a beating. Now, more than ever, is the time to add a little TLC day to your routine once a week. For me, it's when I feel like it and other times it’s when I need to feel rooted. It doesn’t matter the reason, just remember to do you and take care!

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#MelaninGirlsHustleClub: Be Beautiful from Within with Breanna Curtis

As women, we journey to learn to love our entire being ,but we also know that learning to love our hair is sometimes a separate self love journey of its own. That is why it is important value our beauty from the inside out. Chicago based hairstylist and entreprenuer, Breanna Curtis, is apart of the Melanin Girls Hustle Club. Through the creation of two brands, Be Beautiful and Extended Beauty, Breanna inspires her clients to live well from the inside.

“It requires more than just outward attractiveness, it’s a total beauty thing.”

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If we want to create change

“Well what about black on black crime?” sounds a lot like “Well they shouldn’t be here illegally! Stealing all the jobs!”  In order for us to see change we must recognize the difficulties we ALL face being of melanin. Martin Luther King said “A threat to injustice anywhere, is a threat to injustice everywhere.”

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