5 Steps to Detox Successfully During Social Injustice

If you find yourself spiraling down a dark hole, deleting friends whom you know (or perceive to be) bias and calling out random racists over the internet; take some time to pull back.

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No More

Let’s be honest, in case you have been living under a rock for the last week and a half (or dare I say: last 400 years) then you know about the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, George Floyd and Breonna Taylor and countless others by the hands of those sworn to protect and serve. I have…

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12 Things I Pray For

I pray I have the audacity to hope

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Call

This week’s poem by Demetria is dedicated to the whispers and silent prayers God speaks to our hearts. You can follow her on Instagram @deekeesee   If you’d like to be featured for #NationalPoetryMonth reply to this post below. Keep Being Honest, Shanisha   When you call I will pick up and answer. You are…

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Corona Blues

 

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To My Future

This week’s poem by Stephon is one for all the dreamers out there. You can follow him on instagram @intensified_souls And if you want to be featured on the blog for National Poetry Month let me know in the comments below. Keep Being Honest, Shanisha   I had to stay motivated Because my mind was…

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The Ultimate Guide to Healthy Skin

Everyone should have a solid skin care routine, nothing fancy. But it should hit all of these components: Exfoliate You know those cute little beads in the shower gel, hand sanitizers, and cream? Those are used for exfoliation. I suggest starting with a clean, damp face, then use a scrub or any skin care product…

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When the Smoke Clears

This week’s featured poem by Holli Locker is one of heartbreak, hurt, and healing. You can follow her on instagram @reinaaa_05 If you’d like to be featured on the blog for #NationalPoetryMonth let me know by leaving a comment under this post. Keep Being Honest. Even through the broken lenses And the wells of pain hidden…

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Breaking

Brokenness can either make you bitter or make you better.

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Confession

I confess: I’m a people pleaser. This nasty little trait is hard to get rid of, but I know many of us share it. I’ve always wanted to make people happy but I’m realizing that it’s not my job. Literally, you are not in control of any body’s happiness. As a matter of fact, no…

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