World Mental Health Day 🌎

Hey Loves, Today (October 10th) is World Mental Health Day, however, much like many events we observe, recognise, or celebrate shouldn't we take stock of our mental peace daily? That is so much easier said than done. With the demands and pressures of every day life: family, work, relationships, global pandemic, social injustice and so … Continue reading World Mental Health Day 🌎

Be Kind to YOURSELF! Late night thoughts… πŸ’­

Hey Loves, Last night at around 2.34am that little blogging voice inside me started shouting... "you gotta be kinder to yourself... and you need to share this message"...there was a little bit more still, but I wanted to leave that with you. Maybe that message was for me or maybe it was for you, maybe … Continue reading Be Kind to YOURSELF! Late night thoughts… πŸ’­

Details. Primary Bedroom Refresh πŸͺ΄!

Hey Loves! Details. This is a mini-home series detailing some of the recent home refresh/ revamp/ renovations en mi casa over the past year. At the start of the pandemic last year (2020), most of us found ourselves in varying states of 'lockdown'. Here in the UK, that first lockdown began in March to June/July … Continue reading Details. Primary Bedroom Refresh πŸͺ΄!

It’s a Good Friday πŸ™πŸΎ for Autism AwarenessπŸ’™ !

Hey Loves, I want to wish you a blessed Good Friday. The Easter season is truly special in many ways, even if you are not a Christian or believe in God. For me, someone who has been taking the time to renew my faith and relationship with the Lord, I am reminded that Jesus paid … Continue reading It’s a Good Friday πŸ™πŸΎ for Autism AwarenessπŸ’™ !

Straight… No Chaser! 🌿 Smooth’d by Glemz product review! 🌴

Hey Loves, I hope you are doing well and loving yourself hard πŸ’š. It has been a while since I did a product review and it was important that the first one I returned with was special. We are highlighting a #BlackOwnedBusiness and one created by one of my closest friends. Smooth'd by Glemz is … Continue reading Straight… No Chaser! 🌿 Smooth’d by Glemz product review! 🌴

Black in the Academy: A brief student perspective! #ShutDownAcademia

I started this blog back in 2012 at the start of a deeply personal life-altering journey. My initial focus was beauty, as I transitioned from a corporate life into makeup artistry- a world that for me was not only unfamiliar but unknown. As the years have passed and the journey of knowing myself has continued, … Continue reading Black in the Academy: A brief student perspective! #ShutDownAcademia

Happy Blessed Birthday Breonna Taylor! #SayHerName

Dearest Breonna, Blessed 27th Birthday! You were probably thinking of the different ways you wanted to celebrate your special day, especially during these unfamiliar virus-driven times. You were probably planning every little detail from your clothes to hair. You could probably guess who would be the first to wish you happy birthday out of your … Continue reading Happy Blessed Birthday Breonna Taylor! #SayHerName

Mental Health Awareness Week!

Hey Loves, How are you feeling? How are the restrictions where you are? Are things lifting, improving? It is Mental Health Awareness Week here in the UK and this year the theme is 'kindness'. In the current climate mental health matters more than ever. Being kind to others can feel more familiar and comfortable than … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week!

How are YOU?

How are you love? Really?Β  I wanted to write you, write to you and ask how you are feeling during these different, challenging and unfamiliar times. How is your mental, physical and spiritual health? Are you being kind to yourself or being self-critical? How are your family and friends? Are you feeling more isolated and … Continue reading How are YOU?

Do you (self) care?πŸ’­πŸ’š

Hey Loves! It is often not until something bad/ negative/ frustrating/ sad (and so on) happens that shakes us to our very core that we start to think about our self. Note I said often, not always, as once you start thinking about and actually taking better care of yourself the benefits can be rewarding. … Continue reading Do you (self) care?πŸ’­πŸ’š