Life & Stuff · Mental Health

What Does It Mean to Have Your Sh*t Together?

We all know the phrase "get your shit together" but what does it actually mean? It's often said when someone is losing in life or stressing/panicking/being overwhelmed by something. But what does it actually look and feel like to regularly "have your shit together"?   Balance I think to have your shit together, you must… Continue reading What Does It Mean to Have Your Sh*t Together?

Author Stuff · Life & Stuff · Writing Tips

How to Be a Healthy Writer

Don't isolate yourselfIt is very easy as a writer to become isolated. Your work involves you, a laptop or a notebook and pen. Yes, of course, there's the characters in your head - but I'm sorry, they don't count. Make a conscious effort to be around real people, at least now and then. Don't let… Continue reading How to Be a Healthy Writer

Life & Stuff · Mental Health · Poetry · Thought Capture

Crafting your life – Poem

Trying to hold onto the paper, but it tears and tears, they fall. Cages lock me in. Every way you look, there's bars. I'm trapped. Foolish to think, I could ever be free. Freedom is an idea, That can't be made real. But we build Build Build. Chip away at the edges, Try to create… Continue reading Crafting your life – Poem

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What A Panel of Black Authors Meant for Me

On Tuesday this week, I was able to hear authors Tomi Adeyemi (pictured with me above), Yomi Adegoke, and Elizabeth Uviebinene talk at a bookstore. These authors all had one thing in common - they were black, and they were Nigerian. It was a euphoric experience! I'm not the kind of woman (and never was… Continue reading What A Panel of Black Authors Meant for Me

I.E.G. Articles (Society) · Life & Stuff · Mental Health · Thought Capture

Who Are You, Aside From…

Who are you aside from your race? Who are you aside from your nationality? Who are you aside from your sexual orientation? Who are you aside from your job? Who are you aside from your parental or marital status? Who are you aside from your bank account? Because in truth, none of these things give… Continue reading Who Are You, Aside From…