The Art of Letting Go

This was originally part of my 11/11/18 newsletter.  Click here to subscribe. It’s funny the things we hold on to. Whether it is a box filled with your school year memories or those shoes that are super uncomfortable but you just know you’re going to need them somewhere down the line, sometimes we just don’t…

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…

Faking It

The last thing people would ever describe me as is “shy.” People usually opt for adjectives like loud, talkative, and outgoing, but never, ever, shy. I would agree for the most part. I’m not afraid to speak my mind. In social situations, I can often be found interacting with people, new and old. But here’s…

Cardi B: The Rise of the “Rachet” and Why People Are So Mad

This week, Belcalis Almanzar, better known as Cardi B, accomplished a feat that hadn’t been done in nearly two decades: her hip hop song, Bodak Yellow, reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100s, without any features. The only other female MC to accomplish this was Lauryn Hill in 1998 with “Doo Wop (That Thing)….