Children are the best teachers in the world. They show us all the things that we have forgotten since becoming adults. Children are the most curious. They ask questions about everything because they are young and new to the world around them. Not only do they ask questions, they are observantly accept the explanations from… Continue reading Be Curious
There is so much fear in the world today. Fear is taking the form of anger, sadness, defensiveness, amongst other projections. Although a lot of the fear is targeted towards others, it's really fear of self. So many people claim to work on themselves but are afraid to face the things that can really make… Continue reading Don’t fear your shadow
It baffles my mind that we have time dedicated where people can be free to express themselves and educate others on who they are. It should be an every day thing. But here we are: Pride Month. However you identify, be you. There is a phrase in my ancestral language, Bubi, that goes 'O sá… Continue reading HAPPY PRIDE!
Creativity is the collaboration of your soul, experiences, imagination, and perception. I have always been a creative person. I love to do things that require the use of my imagination, artistic ability, and perception but have many time felt afraid to express them openly. Right now, I have notebooks full of poetry and sketchbooks full… Continue reading Color the world!
My great-great-grandfather was born into slavery. If you know anything about world history, you already know people were enslaved. The difference for me is that I have actual, legal documents specific to my family. If you look at the featured image, you'll see a page from the division of estate for John A. Evans. You'll… Continue reading Learning history is painful; Knowing history feels…
Many people don't realize the affect our other bodies (emotional, spiritual, mental) have on our physical body. When you are feeling happy, your body has more energy; your mood shifts and you are more receptive to external stimuli. You brain releases serotonin, cortisol and other hormones that assist in regulating bodily functions. This helps you… Continue reading Negative Emotions and the Physical Response