The Netflix Original ‘Dear White People’ Has Returned!

This movie-turned-series has only been out since April 2017 but has easily become one of Netflix’s hit shows. The show has expounded on the storyline of the hit movie “Dear White People” tremendously. The series follows a group of black students attending an Ivy League school while touching America’s current issue of race relations.

Spending time in nature is good for mental and physical health

It’s 2019 and we live in a digital world where we are often staring at screens, under fluorescent lights, listening to digital music, riding in vehicles at 60 miles per hour, and doing any number of other unnatural things. It is important to take time and get away from all of that.

Mental health awareness is more important now than ever

In a world where depression, anxiety, and other mental health conditions plague millions of people, it is time that mental health is acknowledged as a medical issue. Thankfully, big organizations and celebrities have begun to join the fight to raise awareness for mental health.

How to gain inspiration for writing

Writing can be hard, and there are many questions that come to mind when writing. What do I write about? Why am I writing it? What message do I want to send in my writing? Whether you are writing for a blog, the news, a story, or for personal reasons, these are just a few examples of the things you will need to answer when writing.

Bidding Farewell To ‘Jane The Virgin’

The other week, the CW’s hit show “Jane the Virgin” finally concluded after five years on July 31st, 2019. The show was based on the 2002 Venezuelan telenovela “Juana la virgen” and has reached critical acclaim for multiple reasons.

Bouncing Back After Job Loss and Unemployment

Losing your job can seem like the end of the world. We depend on our jobs for income to be able to take care of ourselves and others. Our jobs can also be part of our identity, so its loss can negatively impact one’s sense of self-identity and self-worth.

Just A Bad Mood? Or Depression?

Have you found yourself in a bad mood lately and don’t know why? Have you been isolating yourself from others in hopes to be alone? Bad moods are common and everyone has experienced a bad mood at one time or another. Many things can trigger a bad mood, such as financial troubles, family issues or health issues.

How I Work While Being a Stay at Home Mom

I am a stay at home mom and a writer. I can’t imagine giving either one of those things up. I love being with my son all day and I love writing. They’re both parts of me and I’ve had to figure out how to balance them. My little one is a very active and energetic almost-two-year-old so I can’t just tell him that mommy has an important deadline and expect him to understand.

Nurse Wherever You Want

I am a huge supporter of breastfeeding rights. Nursing your baby has so many benefits for both of you. However, if you choose not to it’s okay. Not every mother is comfortable with it or can breastfeed. As much as I planned to and wanted to nurse my son, I couldn’t due to the steroids I was taking for the PUPPPs I ended up getting at the end of my pregnancy.

New music coming out in August to check out

It’s a new month and that means a month’s worth of new music to check out. August of 2019 has a whole host of new albums from popular musicians coming out, including new albums from Natasha Bedingfield, Taylor Swift, Lana Del Rey, Illenium, Slipknot, Killswitch Engage, Skillet, Khalid, and Rick Ross. No matter what genre you prefer, this August is bound to have some new music you can enjoy.