Clean Your Kitchen: The Fundamental Principle of Fasting

“Fasting is the first principle of medicine; fast and see the strength of the spirit reveal itself” Rumi One of the greatest perpetuating myths is that we need to eat six small meals a day, every 2-3 hours to be healthy, maintain a functioning metabolism and heal. But you know what happens when you doContinue reading “Clean Your Kitchen: The Fundamental Principle of Fasting”

Transcending Survival: Are You Really the Strong Person You Believe?

“It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell” Buddha We live by the motto, “What doesn’t kill you, only makes you stronger”. But contrary to popular belief, just because you survivedContinue reading “Transcending Survival: Are You Really the Strong Person You Believe?”

I Do Not Consent: My Three Reasons for Not Getting the COVID “Vaccine”

“Only the strong go crazy, the weak just go along” Assata Shakur At 14 years old, I became a staunch critical and independent thinker. In 8th grade my Black social studies teacher taught us Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves. In 9th grade, I took an American History class and learned that wasn’t how it wentContinue reading “I Do Not Consent: My Three Reasons for Not Getting the COVID “Vaccine””

Harpo, Who Dis Woman…Discovering Your Purpose and Greatest Truth

“But the question that will most help you live your purpose is not what have I come here to do? But rather who have I come here to be” Unknown If you are wondering who you are or why you are here, I have a little bit of advice to offer you. This is fromContinue reading “Harpo, Who Dis Woman…Discovering Your Purpose and Greatest Truth”

You Don’t Need to Forgive to Be Free

I’ve always had a serious issue with the concept of forgiveness. It never made any sense to me and it never resonated with my spirit. Why should I, the one who was done wrong offer anything, especially forgiveness to one who has wronged me? Why does the onus now lie on me? Since when didContinue reading “You Don’t Need to Forgive to Be Free”

The Truth About Self-Love That No One Told You

“Self-love will save your soul” r.h Sin “Know thyself, accept thyself, love thyself, trust thyself, conquer and master thyself” Kathleen Richardson Everyone talks about self-love. What it is and what it looks like; its words, actions, habits, and deeds. But so many struggle with both grasping the concept of self- love and manifesting self-love intoContinue reading “The Truth About Self-Love That No One Told You”

Pity P****y and People Pleasing: I Lost Every Time

“If it is all burning and misery ahead, I hope the version of myself that is tired from rising from the ashes in the end shows up and keeps me from dancing into the fire to begin with” Upile Chisala I have been engaged in a deeper level of self-reflection and self-awareness lately. I mean,Continue reading “Pity P****y and People Pleasing: I Lost Every Time”

I’ve Been Intermittent Fasting for 961 Days: Here’s the #1 Reason Why

“A diet changes the way you look. A fast changes the way you see” Lisa Bevere I have been intermittent fasting for 961 days. I have an excel spreadsheet which lists the day, date, and number of hours fasted. I started my intermittent fasting journey on July 24, 2018. You know how Forrest Gump saidContinue reading “I’ve Been Intermittent Fasting for 961 Days: Here’s the #1 Reason Why”

Black Woman Heal: The Racism in Gynecology

“History, despite its wrenching pain cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage need not be lived again” Maya Angelou This is a special blog post because it includes excerpts from my latest book, “The Black Girl’s Guide to Healing: 10 Ways to Achieve a Healthy, Pain Free Period”. The Black woman must take herContinue reading “Black Woman Heal: The Racism in Gynecology”