“I feel like people get lost when they think of happiness as a destination. We’re always thinking that someday we’ll be happy. You know, we’ll get that car or that job or that person in our lives that fixes everything. But happiness is a mood and a condition, it’s not a destination. It’s like being tired or hungry; it’s not permanent, it comes and goes, and that’s okay. And I feel like if people thought of it that way, they’d find happiness a lot more often.”—Daily Relatable Love Quotes (via thelovewhisperer)
Last year, I had an idea to do a lipcolor challenge. I posted the lip products I own and vowed to not purchase anything new. I wanted to prove that it is possible to wear a lipcolor each day with what you already have in your makeup kit.
I never planned for it to be anything big. I was honestly surprised when more than ten people responded to my initial post about the challenge on Instagram.
Last week, I spoke about my relationship with my father. Today, I want to share some things that I’ve learned or have been reminded of through our recent interaction.
1) Protect your heart. I never really understood the importance of protecting my heart until my late 20s. Growing up as a fatherless girl, you’d think that I would’ve learned this sooner, but I didn’t. It took me some mishaps and…
This email does not contain a question nor does it need to be read on the air. It is purely for the two of you to take to heart. I understand we the audience are only privy to your on air personalities and any aspect may be “for the show”. However you are human and I…
“If a train doesn’t stop at your station, it’s simply because it’s not your train. Don’t try to flag down the conductor and convince them to stop there, even if their own map says that they should just keep going. You may not realize it, but there’s another train trying to come toward you, unable to get into your station because a train that doesn’t even belong there is being delayed there by your intensity.”—Marianne Williamson (via mvdhavvi)
I just want a dance party with the following genres of music:
1.) nola bounce
2.) new jack swing
3.) trap music
4.) Bmore club
5.) gogo but only 2005 or less
6.) maybe some house and vogue music
6.) Miami bass and lots of luke
7.) some ratchet down south twerkesque jams
JB: One of the dangers of being a Black American is being schizophrenic, and I mean ‘schizophrenic’ in the most literal sense. To be a Black American is in some ways to be born with the desire to be white. It’s a part of the price you pay for being born here, and it affects every Black…