3 Things You Should Never Say to Someone With a Mental Illness

Whether you realize it or not you know someone who has a mental illness.  Some people are very open about it, while others (especially in the African American community) suffer in silence either because of denial or lack of a diagnosis.  Regardless of whether or not someone is open about his or her mental illness … Continue reading 3 Things You Should Never Say to Someone With a Mental Illness

Jessica’s Story of Postpartum & How She Beat It

Today I will be featuring an awesome young lady who is no longer scared or silenced by her mental illness.  I just want to thank Jessica from the bottom of my heart for helping me to bring awareness to mental illness, especially in the African American community.  She's a regular person who could be your … Continue reading Jessica’s Story of Postpartum & How She Beat It

Mental Health: It’s a Real Thing

Mental health is something that affects society and has for a long time.  I think it's time we start educating ourselves about it instead of just acting like it's something so foreign that it doesn't affect you.  Well, let me tell you something.....If you know someone with a mental illness (and I'm sure you do) … Continue reading Mental Health: It’s a Real Thing

Confessions of a Makeup Artist/Esthetician

As an Esthetician and Makeup Artist I help people achieve a desired look, whether temporary or long term.  I offer a variety of services like waxing, full makeup application, facials, chemical peels, etc.  There are services that I offer/perform that I, personally, don't enjoy or do myself. These are my confessions...... 1. I'd rather Nair … Continue reading Confessions of a Makeup Artist/Esthetician

Product Review: Maybelline 24K Nudes Palette

I was sent another complimentary Influenster box of products.  This time I was sent the new Maybelline 24K Nudes Palette.  Just to be nice they also thew in a mascara and eye liner.   The Palette According to the Mabelline web site "The 24K Nudes Eyeshadow Palette feature 12 expertly curated shades for custom eye … Continue reading Product Review: Maybelline 24K Nudes Palette

Dating After 30: Don’t Ask for My Social Media

Happy first day of May, my birth month!!!! Now that that's out of the way I have a series I'm thinking about starting about dating as a woman over 30.  Here's a story about a recent encounter....... So I went out the other night with a friend and her boyfriend.  We went to a local … Continue reading Dating After 30: Don’t Ask for My Social Media