a revelation | how I’m putting myself first

I felt compelled to make a new post because these past few months I've had a sort of revelation. I realized that I am in love with myself. This revelation didn't come from stepping on the scale nor did it come from progress on my natural hair journey or getting a new job or receiving…

six years in the mountains

For me, love is a mountain range. A mountain range of endless peaks. Some taller, some smaller, some wider, some thinner, some with rounded tops, some pointed. Some covered in snow, some in trees, some merely rock. Some with steep inclines and rocky declines. But regardless of the topography, the peaks remain. Some behind you…

you are a senior. this is happening.

Dear Abbey, You are a senior. This is happening. In less than a year from now, you will have lots to learn about the workforce, making rent, work-life balance, living with another human being, understanding how insurance works, cooking, and growing up. You are a senior. But just because you're growing up, does not mean…

self-care in the age of Trump

I don't have many tips for self-care that are beyond what you probably already know. But we are living in chaotic times, and what I have to say is this. To take care of others IS to take care of yourself. Other people make yourself better. Think about it. We only appreciate summer because we understand what it…