Confessions of A ‘Melanin Queen’

No one will say it but the truth is those primary school jokes about being dark skinned really​ shaped how we saw ourselves. Back then there wasn’t even a nice word for it. You weren’t dark skinned. There was no #melanin. You were just black.. period. And being black meant being ugly.   So you sat there and laughed…

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​Source: Why I’m unapologetically proud of my drastically diminishing friend pool  You’re never fully fit to adapt or qualify for how much life will change throughout your early adulthood. Beyond this, you spend every waking day constantly trying to face the daily pressures of becoming the ideal “grown ass woman”. I’m standing on familiar ground. The…

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Follow the link to Maddy’s blog for more great posts!  You Have to Do It for You – MADDY MARQ I entered college like a lot of students do— with a singular goal to get a practical, employable degree. For me, that degree could be in one of three fields, or it wasn’t considered practical:…

500 days of summer

Yesterday I sat down to read the script of 500 days of summer. The whole point was to expand my knowledge on script writing & film production. But it turned out to be so much more than that. The underlying message that stuck with me when I put down the script was that life isn’t…

We Are More Than Just Our Grades

We are in a world where education isn’t even about learning anymore, its about achieving or getting better grades than the person next to you. Going to school, doing homework and having lessons has even become damaging to our mental stability. We shouldn’t have to sacrifice our mental health to do well in school. I…

Penned Thoughts.

Diary Entry 28. You know it’s not even about what you feel now. It’s about what you’ll feel ten years down the line when you look back on life. This isn’t the end, it isn’t the hardest part either.Will you regret or will you rejoice when flashbacks of this time hit you?

Relationship Goals?

I wanted to blog on this topic because its such a popular thing floating round the Internet at the moment. If you think I’m going to bash the whole thing, I’m not, and plus this post is meant for everyone: single or not, wanting to date or wanting to stay single. Whoever really. I watched…

The Pressure To Be Me

This wasn’t intended to be inspirational, but I hope you found a something useful in reading it. Stay beautiful.