Mad Girl: A Happy Life with a Mixed-Up Mind by Bryony Gordon

Content/Trigger Warning: This post will frankly discuss mental health — specifically drug dependency, OCD, depression, and maybe more — as always, please take care of yourself first.  First of all, we all know how much of a hot mess I am. I struggle with anxiety, OCD, depression, and more. I like to think I have […]

I’m Still Here: Black Dignity In A World Made For Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown

To be fair, it took me way too long to read this book because I was slammed and couldn’t fully devout the kind of attention to it that it deserved. But it’s a fascinating read about one woman’s experience of being black in today’s America and what it means to really authentically love yourself. A […]

Urban Alchemy Coffee

My apologies for the unintentional hiatus! I just finished my first semester of grad school that was 4 classes in 5 weeks, combined with working full time. To say I was exhausted and overwhelmed is definitely an understatement but at the same time, I have never been this excited or motivated by a potential career […]