“A Word…”

  I used to carry a heavy load. The picture proves this. 2011: I was living a lifestyle that involved constantly traveling (within the US) and I partied like a rockstar...I have never been shy around a camera, and only my closest family members mentioned to me that I may need to become more mindful …

Introducing Passport to Zuri

Reconnecting to Africa The feeling of wanting to reconnect to Africa is real for many people that belong to the African Diaspora, yet they don’t know where to begin. A year ago, my best friend and I moved to New York City and took up residence in a humble apartment in Brooklyn to pursue our …

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Day 14: Make yourself physically available when it is necessary. When it is not, spend time with yourself. You deserve “you” time, and you don’t have to justify it to anyone.

My Summer Sixteen Jewel: Meet Chelsea

Inside of my head... I was born in October, but I am a summertime lady. I love warm weather! I love being hot! I don’t mind glistening due to a slight sweat. Give me 85 degrees, hardwood floors, a house with sheer linen over large open windows, and a nice breeze moved by strong trees. I’ll take a fan if it’s on the ceiling to keep me cool.  I'll take a glass of the finest sangria, thank you. That is what I call summer magic... Also, I need a hat... I think I need a hat.