FINALLY!! My Debt Revealed 3

Debt Revealed

What would a personal finance journey be without listing out my personal finance situation? So here goes! I’m going to list my original debt amounts and my current debt amounts below and let’s make this fun. In the comment box, you can post what you’re current debt is (ANONYMOUSLY if you choose).  If you want …

Quitting the 30 Day Squat Challenge?? 9

Squat

I’m a little over 2/3rd my way through the squat challenge and I’m almost up to doing 200+ squats/day. I must say…I am EXHAUSTED.  Shoutouts to the rest days!! I’m finding myself needed more and more sleep as the number of squats/day increases.  I went just shy of a week without eating a proper dinner …

Natural Hair Resources 4

Natural Hair Resources

I did my big chop on February 28, 2009 and became completely engulfed in the natural hair community ever since.  Below are a list of the websites and natural hair gurus that helped me along the way. These forums and youtubers kept me motivated to stick with my natural hair and figure out the best …

Mandatory Personal Finance Course

Personal Finance Course

I had a very long and unwanted conversation with a middle-aged woman today that really hurt my heart.  She was telling me about her daughter being in her last year in college and how she tries to urge her daughter to be more financially responsible.  The lady was complaining that her daughter wouldn’t listen to …

My First Salon Experience 3

First Salon

I went to a salon to get my hair straightened for the first time in over a year.  The last time I went to a salon was 7 months ago for a pretty major haircut; but I didn’t get it straightened. This time around I went to an Ethiopian salon that has great reviews online …

Dealing With Negative People

Negative People

Negative people will drain your energy and slow (possibly stop) any progress you are making toward reaching your goals.  It’s unfortunate that the people you associate with have a deep impact on how you think and how you act, but they do! My advice for dealing with negative people: STAY AWAY. “He that walketh with …

Following Your Passion

Following Your Passion

Following your passion at a young age is one of the best things you can do to guide you away from a life of mediocrity and lead you toward a fulfilling and successful future.  The younger you are, the better; you have more time to figure out what your likes and dislikes are and focus …

Does Your Hair Define You?

Hair Define You

*The instrumental to India Arie’s “I Am Not My Hair” is playing in my mind as I type this post.* Hair assumptions…let’s talk about it!  I’m actually more interested in hearing your opinions on this issue so I’ll try to keep the post short in hopes it’ll spur conversation. Note: I hope you (as a …

Graduates Without Debt

Graduates Without Debt

Fortunately, not every student graduates from college with debt on their shoulders.  Whether your parents paid for your education, you worked your way through school, or you received scholarship or state assistance, if you were fortunate enough to graduate without debt I hope you know you are very blessed! You are missing out on a …

Video Editing: Are you an Amateur or Pro? 2

Video Editing

There’s one sure fire way to aggravate a professional video editor; claim you’re also a professional video editor after 3 long weeks of perfecting your skills in Windows Movie Maker. This is like claiming you’re a writer in front of novelists when you know good and well you write in a blog once a week. …