There are probably millions of witty memes floating around about cutting people off. Clearly, it’s becoming a popular thing to do. But unless you’re one of those people who believe everything they read online, you know that what’s popular isn’t always productive. What we’re doing when we are cutting people off in this sense is … Continue reading Getting My &*#@ Together Series: It’s OK to Cut People Off / Living Your Truth
I started blogging a few years ago and would write about a variety of topics, from celebrity bs to my take on love and relationships. Here I was, doing my best impersonation of an adult, working, going to school, taking care of kids, and I’d lost who I was – or to be more accurate, … Continue reading Getting my &*#@ Together Series: Know Thy Self
By now we’ve all heard about Mo’Nique’s plea to boycott Netflix. Before I launch into my take on the situation, let me first say that I applaud sis for standing up for herself. As women, we live in a world that tells us to be invisible; not to speak too loudly. I can’t … Continue reading A Few Things We All Can Learn from Our Sister Mo’Nique
To say it has been a while since I posted anything would be the understatement of the year. And while that may be a more impactful statement a few months from now (being that it’s still January), I still think it says a lot. But to the subject at hand: dating is a huge bag … Continue reading Single in the City: Three Types of Guys I’ve Encountered in My Single Life
In honor of … well, there isn’t actually a holiday to correlate with this blog, so let’s make something up. Ahem … In honor of The Annual I Just Feel Like Complaining Celebration, I humbly present to you … Drum roll please … The Top 5 Things That Annoy Me about Working … Continue reading The Top 5 Things That Annoy Me about Working in an Office
Love … Relationships … “Situationships” … Whatever we decide to call it, we can’t deny it’s the most puzzling dynamic between two people. It’s been written about since “man” first put pen to paper and the topic never gets old. I mean, you “find” a person and soon make the determination that you can tolerate … Continue reading Love: Hang Gliding and Watching TV
There is love and then there is love. The word is the same, but two very distinct and individual experiences, as the depth of love is limitless. You meet a boy or a girl or whatever your heart desires. You spend hours talking. You learn their likes and dislikes; what makes them laugh; what … Continue reading Do You Choose to Love?
“Nope, Erin, I don’t tan,” my co-worker said, lifting her flowing blue skirt to show me her almost transparent knee. “I could sit outside in the sun all day and all this Irish girl would get is red.” “You learn something new every day,” I quipped. “I thought everyone got darker in the summer. I … Continue reading Fuck Neutrogena!
We live in a world saturated with images telling us we aren’t good enough. The magazines tell us our skin is the wrong color to be considered beautiful; that we’re not thin enough to be sexy. Pictures on social media tell us our butts aren’t big enough if they don’t drag on the floor when … Continue reading Life Sucks! So What?!
What?!? Don’t fret, I’m clutching my pearls too as I type this. I mean what can one really learn from a scripted television show, posing as a candid look into the lives of young hip hop artists as they gallivant around Los Angeles punching and humping each other into professional purgatory? A lot, dear Watson … Continue reading Three (Yes, Three) Things I Learned from Love and Hip Hop: Hollywood