Yes, as per previous post, a lot of aspects of social media are like junk food. Superficial feel-goods, without much deep nourishment to the soul. But is that always the case? Is that the only side of the coin? No. I feel connected to people with similar interests and passions to mine who I've found … Continue reading Social Media is NOT like Junk Food
Social media is like junk food. The likes, loves, and haha emojis I get feel like they are feeding my sense of self. But they are only doing so on a very superficial level. They are not giving me actual care and nourishment. Much like empty-calorie, low nutrient-density food.
They say bilingual children start speaking later but when they do, they speak with fuller, richer language. Or similarly how quiet toddlers that speak later at times start off speaking with full sentences. I feel like I am multilingual in a sense. I speak academic, I speak 9-5 job life. But I also speak spirituality … Continue reading Multilingual Soul Speak
I love the YouTube videos that show her speaking from her heart on what feels right for the presentation of her show and what does not. She has a vision. It speaks to her. She wants to manifest it. She makes decisions. Even if it’s hard. She trusts her gut. And she commits. Dang girl. … Continue reading Beyoncé’s Decisiveness
I used to see my ideas as my own. Inspired by a spiritual realm—but my own, coming to me alone. Now I see how others in my inner and outer circle are going through a journey similar to mine. It makes me feel less like I am promoting my ego when I do something—like a … Continue reading Part of a Movement
If we have the divine within us, why did I grow up following religious rules at the expense of my own self-love? I'm not saying that I should worship myself. I am not saying that I AM G-d. But I have a piece of G-d within me. The kind of religion I grew up with … Continue reading Self-Love and Religious Observance: Are They at Odds?
In the summer of 2014, when I decided to stop chasing men and start chasing my dreams of becoming a mom, I committed myself to being the most reliable professional I could be, which for me meant making sure I consistently got to work promptly. My first nutrition job after grad school was in a … Continue reading My Kid, My Calling
Why you gotta make me chase you Make me scream Put a hold on all my dreams Ditch the members of my team Fill my mind with useless steam Make me swim a mile upstream Where is your wisdom I can glean Chasing a feeling, a sexy meme Living out my wounded child’s dream But … Continue reading Dopamine
If I'm being honestI'm a mother-fucking goddess
Patriarchy is dead It’s lying on its head I’m not covering my skin I don’t believe—so what’s the win What rules am I following The one’s that deny That ones that have done nothing But try me Oh no, is that dirt on your shoulder? Let me dust it off And you be staring at … Continue reading Patriarchy is Dead (A Rap)