Dear Momma…

March is Women’s History Month. A lot of people may not talk about it, but the contributions of women...especially black women...are often undervalued. I could go on and on and on about it. My blog has been extremely dry the last few months, so what better way for us to get reacquainted than to give … Continue reading Dear Momma…

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Stop self-medicating & meditate!

It is always a good time to protect your peace.

med·i·tate
ˈmedəˌtāt/
verb
think deeply or focus one’s mind for a period of time, in silence or with the aid of chanting, for religious or spiritual purposes or as a method of relaxation.
  • think deeply or carefully about (something).
    • Synonyms: contemplate, think, consider, ponder, muse, reflect, deliberate, ruminate, chew the cud, brood, mull something over
  • plan mentally; consider.

People have been covering up their issues by self-medicating for numerous years. Either they are hopping into meaningless relationships to feel the void.. Or they are partying, drinking, and indulging drugs to shift their focus. I can attest to going through a rough patch and wanting nothing more than to take my mind off of the strife. Misery and negativity were consuming me and my life. I had sleepless nights, restless days, trouble focusing, and I couldn’t do anything by drive myself crazy with thoughts of my current struggle.

These are the…

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Skincare routine? More like 3 steps

Self care is important. Here are some tips about skin care.

Syd's Life

Everyone I know of that is into beauty has a skincare routine.

Not me, I don’t have time or energy for all of that, I have what I like to call skincare steps. It is a 3 step system and it has helped my skin clear up so much.

For the past few months, I had really bad breakouts all over my face and literally nothing was helping, I started doing these three steps and my skin has been so nice and clear.

I did suffer with acne was I was 13 to about 15/16.  After that my skin has been relatively good but as of lately it was giving me so many problems due to stress & other things happening in my life.

First, if I am wearing makeup, I take it off with makeup remover wipes I use these wipes that I found at Walmart, you get 25…

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The Family Struggle: why I’m so bothered by TIP and Tiny’s separation

I’ll admit that I enjoy celebrity gossip from time to time. Out of pure boredom, you can find me scrolling through The Shade Room’s timeline to see if any celebrities I like have any personal tea going on. For years, we’ve heard about TIP and Tiny’s relationship, the cheating rumors, the open marriage rumors and … Continue reading The Family Struggle: why I’m so bothered by TIP and Tiny’s separation

Why my ex was right about me.

While arguing one day after one of my best friend's wedding, he said something to me that made my blood boil. He made a smart comment about how I didn't know what it meant to be a wife and my friend did, which was why she was now married and I wasn't.

Monday Morning Blues 

Why do people hate Mondays so much? I’ve seen some reasons like partying too hard on the weekend and hating their jobs. We may all have a specific reason why mornings are not our friends, but that doesn’t stop the fact that time is still moving and bills do not pay themselves