Lessons From Sheroes: How Reclaiming Your Time Can Fast Track Your Progress

Senator Maxine Waters is everybody’s Auntie, having made headlines last year with her irreverent dismissal of the status quo in favor of her time. That is, she made meme status by formally telling those she disagreed with, “boo, we ain’t got time’ for that,” effectively “bye Felicia”-ing their nonsense. Well, regardless of our individual politics, […]

A Meditation: Finding Grit

I learned a poem in college under circumstances I’d rather not repeat. While, at the time, memorizing anything on top of my overfilled course load was beyond anything I’d hoped to do, I have to acknowledge the role this wisdom has played in my life. In the darkest of times, I often forgot what resilience […]

Othered & Living FIRE

On Living the FIRE Lifestyle before FI I spend a lot of time talking to my village about money. Folks come with questions, others with goals, seeking direction. There’s one of my best friends of mine that connects with me on money reading. She recently pushed her side hustle to a space where she’s not […]

How A Doula Could Save Your Life

As research shows, Black women across all wealth categories have a higher prevalence of stress than do other groups, is measured by exposure and coping. This phenomenon is noted as the “weathering” theory, which then connects exposure and adaptation to stressors (most likely caused by socially imposed race-consciousness, racism, marginalization, and/or tensions related to discrimination) […]