Save Yourself, Then Save the World: Radical Self Love in a Time of The 24 Hour News Cycle

Save Yourself, Then Save the World: Radical Self Love in a Time of The 24 Hour News Cycle

Know that you create your own reality: Anything you give you your attention to gives energy to it. I figured my time was better spent taking care of myself or working to make a difference in my community in ways that feel authentic to me vs being tuned into the latest tragedy porn.

4 Reasons Why Latham Thomas’ Own Your Glow is Resonating Deeply Right Now 

4 Reasons Why Latham Thomas’ Own Your Glow is Resonating Deeply Right Now 

My appreciation for Latham Thomas and her work has only deepened since I first met her in Manhattan on the High Line for a walk, ice cream, and casual chat about wellness as women of color three years ago. When she divulged inside-scoop details about her forthcoming release, Own Your Glow: A Soulful Guide to Luminous Living and Crowning the Queen Within to me over brunch a couple of months ago during a visit to Chicago, I thought: there has to be some way to fold this obviously enriching read into Black Girl In Om!

Finding What Works For You: 12 Ways You Can Be an Activist Without Going to a Protest

Finding What Works For You: 12 Ways You Can Be an Activist Without Going to a Protest

While I believe wholeheartedly in protests, acts of resistance, and raising your voice, I have never felt comfortable at physical demonstrations. I often feel guilty about this—especially, when facing the question that’s all over Twitter right now: What would I have done during the Civil Rights Movement? Honestly, I’m not sure how many marches I would have attended. But I still would have taken action.