I’ve come the conclusion that ice cream is absolutely my favorite food group and I’m not ashamed.
Since being exhausted is no fun, I decided to share my favorite things that help me get right to bed.
For years, I’ve turned down plenty of invitations to join friends at Bikram and hip-hop yoga classes because I felt once I made the jump to yoga, I’d become a pretentious L.A. hipster who prides themselves on drinking organic beer.
I’ve loved Tracee Ellis Ross ever since Girlfriends. In my head she’s Auntie Tracee. Although her hair has always been goals, she’s been killing it lately.
So I’m engaged. *cue balloons, streamers, and questions about when we’re having babies.*
The quarter-life crisis. It looks like binge-watching Love & Hip-Hop while reevaluating your decision to go to college as you sip sparkling wine because you’re not on champagne level yet.
Kat and Lezita are taking the phrase “Treat Yo Self” to a whole new level. The two founders of unapologeticallysingle.com are tapping into the gift box craze and encouraging self love along the way.
Rejection is by far one of the worst feelings out there. You apply for your dream job, do your research, network with current employees, and nail the interview. But when you go to open your email, instead of a congratulations email you receive a “we regret to inform you…” message. Cue the rain clouds, gut wrenching, and Mary J. Blige.
Originally published on SheLeadsAfrica.org Picture it: Monday morning. You sit in traffic for 45 minutes just to go 10 miles. You pass your work place as you head to a parking lot which is 5 blocks south of your office block because the usual lot is full. As you pull up, you glance at the clock and you are now 3 minutes late; despite waking up early and leaving your house 10 minutes ahead of schedule. As you walk out your heel gets stuck and as you try to save the Jimmy Choo, the heel breaks. On your walk into work, you’re reminded that the country you live in just elected a cartoon character to be its next president (I live in the U.S., if you couldn’t tell). You walk into work, someone looks at you and allows the door to slam in your face. As if that was not enough for one morning, you get to your desk and your co-worker calls you by the wrong name. Now, as your irritation increases, you …
This post was originally published on Adolescent.net. The holidays are among us and that means Christmas shopping. For those of us into social interaction and friendship, this usually means every December you brave retail lines in pursuit of gifts. As you grow older, it also seems like Christmas lists get longer with gifts for people you actually want to give presents to and those you feel obligated to give to. If you’re on the fence about whether or not you should spend your money on certain people, this guide will help clear things up. Your best friend’s new husband/wife that you may or may not be fond of. Sure they’ve broken up several times. There may have been a moment of panic before your friend walked down the aisle too. But your friend loves their significant other, and by default, so should you. HOWEVER, that doesn’t mean you have to spend your hard earned cash on them, or does it? The deciding factor: Is there a chance the new husband/wife will be getting you a …