Unless you have never left your house before– which after the year we’ve had I guess wouldn’t be that shocking– I am almost positive you’ve at the very least heard or read the term self-care before. Whether it’s on TV, being taught in classes, or showing up in your favorite magazines, it seems like theContinue reading “what is self care?”
I think before we get into that, we should define some key terms. Cisgender: a term used to describe individuals whose gender identity matches their sex assigned at birth (ex: person born with female organs who identifies as a woman) Transgender: a term used to describe individuals whose gender identity does not match their sexContinue reading “should you put your pronouns on your social bios and email signatures?”
A year ago, before life as we had known it would be just a memory, Leo and I spent the afternoon with his godson. We decided it would be fun to take him to the humane society to look at the animals.. emphasis on *LOOK*. As we pulled up and were parking the car, IContinue reading “why you should get a pet asap.”
It’s that time of year again. The time of year where the media and big businesses pressure us to spend all of our money just to show/prove to the special person(s) in our lives that we love them. Yup. I’m talking about Valentine’s day. Honestly, prior to Leo, I wouldn’t say I was a HUGEContinue reading “3 *pandemic friendly* valentine’s day date ideas.”
If the first thing you do each morning is wake up and check the daily news on instagram or snapchat like myself, you know that DaniLeigh is being called a colorist all over the interweb. I understand though, not everyone is capable of keeping up with the latest in pop culture– you know with havingContinue reading “what is colorism?”
What would you say if I asked you, what do you like about being White? This was a prompt given to myself and a group of other educators at a professional development course. The leader of the workshop asked everyone in the room, regardless of race, to state, I like being White because *insert personalContinue reading “what do you like about being white?”
Do you guys remember this video? The first time I watched this, I thought Jessica was funny and adorable (I mean look at those freaking curls. I wonder if she’s dropped a curly hair routine on her channel yet). What I didn’t realize is that she was also WAY ahead of her time. Jessica’s dailyContinue reading “20 affirmations to help boost self-esteem.”
As you know, I love to sleep. As you also know, I get up between 5am and 6am during the week. To reiterate, I am NOT a morning person. Getting up is not easy for me. I lay in bed contemplating my decision to set a 5am alarm when my first session doesn’t start untilContinue reading “4 reasons you should wake up earlier in the new year.”
Since the dawn of Myspace and AIM, social media has been a convenient and exciting way to enhance, build, and maintain relationships. From sharing photos on Instagram and life updates on Facebook to sending and uploading quirky short videos and slideshows on TikTok, the ways we interact with each other on social has expanded rapidly.Continue reading “5 ways to take back control of your social media.”
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