Morning Routine

In David Nazario’s debut book, Make Love Your Religion: How to Put Love First and Succeed at Doing What You Love, he discusses the importance of morning routines. I am a firm believer in morning routines because I believe that what you do in the morning sets the tone for how your day will go….

Curly Sisterhood Live!

I’ll preface this right away by saying that I do not have curly hair: my hair doesn’t curl, never has, never will. I’ve grown to accept that after 20 something years of growing up with a mom and two sisters that have curly hair. Don’t worry, I’m not bitter. I am still fascinated by curly hair….

5 Dominican Creatives to Follow

Happy Dominican Independence Day! As a Dominican creative, it is important for me to follow and support other Dominican creatives. In a world where the media is saturated with the same faces, seeing people who look like me, that have similar backgrounds, and that I can relate to fuels my fire to continue this path…

TWOI Presents: LOVE[LESS]: A Collection of Poems

This Valentine’s Day I collaborated with Brianna Tyson and Lindsey Heckman to create a collection of some of our poetry! Click the link below to read in browser or download to your phone now. TWOI Presents- LOVE[LESS] This book is perfectly paired with this Valentine’s Day mix created by the one and only, Taliah Vibes….

6 Things I Learned at the WIM Global: A New Year’s Media Mixer

Do you want to know a secret about me? I have a love/hate relationship with networking events. I love the snacks, the drinks, meeting new people, discovering different professions, and all that jazz. But I also hate them! Not so much the events themselves, but the nerves they give me! I get so nervous just…

Is closure necessary?

Closure is a term we all hear often. When people seek closure, they seek an end or more so, the reasoning to an end. People use wanting closure to justify wanting to speak to an ex or a former friend. People use the need of closure to dwell on situations, want answers or explanations to…

Fitlife: 5 Tips to Get Over Your Gym Anxiety

It’s no secret that I struggle with consistency, especially when it comes to working out and eating healthy. However, every year I try to become better and this one is no exception. One thing I struggle with is the gym. I love working out, I really do. Maybe not before I go, but once I’m…

My Breast Reduction Story: A Year Later (Part 3)

You can read part one here and part two here. Exactly one year ago today, I had my breast reduction surgery. I truly can’t believe its only been a year. It seems like yesterday, (or maybe a few months ago,) that I woke up and headed to the Reading Hospital. I remember the night before,…

Letting Go of the Past: 5 Tips for Moving Forward

The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be. -Marcel Pagnol Whenever I find myself stuck on the past, I think of this quote. While I’m not spending…

The Wonder of Ivy Presents: Who to Watch in 2018

Reading is a city for the do-ers. Reading is for the go getters. Reading is a city for those who refuse to take “no” for an answer. Reading is a city for those who make a lane for themselves when they don’t fit in an existing lane. Reading is a city for those with heart….