The Perfect Morning

So it's been a minute. I just started Professional Development at the elementary school I'll be teaching at this upcoming year AND gearing up for night classes starting in two weeks. So I'm getting back into my morning routine so I can really be intentional about my day and I can be at school as … Continue reading The Perfect Morning

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

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 … Continue reading Urban Alchemy Coffee

The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror by Mallory Ortberg

Who doesn't love fairy tales or things that remind us of our childhoods & a way better time than what's currently going on? I know I do. Nostalgia is a beast that can rear its head when you need it most and it can be a strange wave of emotion if it isn't checked. I … Continue reading The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror by Mallory Ortberg

Judgement Detox: Release the Beliefs That Hold You Back from Living a Better Life by Gabrielle Bernstein

okay first off, if you know me in real life, you probably know that I have a habit of talking about people while they're still in earshot, usually unbeknownst to me. I tend to be incredibly judgemental and I am really trying to work on that. So when my health coach, Stevie, recommended I read … Continue reading Judgement Detox: Release the Beliefs That Hold You Back from Living a Better Life by Gabrielle Bernstein