From June, 2018

Liquid Gold (Oils to Try for different desires)

Have you tried different pills or Flat Tummy Tea because your favorite IG Influencer says she uses it and it works but when you try the pills and tea you see ZERO results? Try these more natural alternatives of essential oils to get the results you’re try to achieve. I can definitely attest that grapefruit helps burn fat and are a waist shrinker.  🙂

The Good Reads

A Random Walk Down Wall Street by Burton G. Malkiel takes on a number of investing strategies, axioms, truisms, and superstitions. The central premise of Malkiel’s book is that low-cost index funds will serve the individual investor better than any other strategy for choosing stocks. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is about one night, Starr goes to a party in Garden Heights and she meets her childhood best friend, Khalil. When he drives her home after the party, they are stopped by a policeman. Khalil is forced to get out of the car and the police officer shoots…

Top 10 Songs of the Week

Teyana Taylor x Rose in Harlem The Carters x Nice Big K.R.I.T. x 1999 Jeremih, Ty Dolla $ign x The Light Tink x Get You Home Jay Rock x WIN 6LACK x Switch KiD CuDi x Cudi Montage Saweetie ft. Kehlani – ICY GIRL RMX Powers Pleasant x Pull Up

5 Black Web Series to Watch

Giants: The Series. A series about a coming of adulthood drama that follows the lives of three black millennial each battling their own inner giants as they approach age thirty. Dumped. When Mya unexpectedly gets dumped by Mike, she falls into a downward spiral that leads her to edge of her imagination and pushes her into a world she never knew existed. Leimert Park. Is about gentrification and Black friendship.  The web series centers around three friends sharing a house in South LA’s Leimert Park, a once before black neighborhood, as they navigate the space of self-love and shamelessly fulfilling their sexual desires…

Trendy Tuesday

The annual Essence Festival is coming up and of course, you have to go shopping for some new clothes! I have listed below a three outfits to wear for the daytime events and three outfits to wear for the concerts.

3 Ways to Make Moves to Become Successful At What You Want To Do

Visualize – Think about what you want to be successful at. Visualize it.  How do you see yourself, where do you see yourself, how do you see your daily workflow, how do you see yourself getting to that moment, how do you see yourself handling any problems that may come up? Clear your mind and drown out everything around you and see what YOU think your successful future looks like. Unplug – Unplug from social media/digital distractions.  When you’re on social media or so plugged into TV or your computer, you begin to either envy the people you see or…

I Stopped Sleeping With My Phone in My Room

Before you go to bed and when you first wake up, what is the first thing you usually do? Check your phone right? Whether it’s checking your text messages, laughing at your Twitter TL or liking some pictures on Instagram. Usually when I lay down, I would have just looked at my phone no less than 10 minutes prior and when I can’t go to sleep, I’ll turn over and pick my phone and scroll through the TL for another 30 minutes before I’m like, “Okay Jasmine, it’s time for bed.” However, I felt like it was making me more…

Man Crush Monday

In light of recent news, I wanted to make this week’s Man Crush Monday none other than Aubrey Drake Graham. I knew I had a crush on Aubrey since Degrassi and Replacement Girl days.  I remember like it was yesterday when I first discovered the song Replacement Girl, thinking damn who is this fine light-skin? To only realize it was none other than Aubrey Drake Graham from Degrassi. I also did not realize how much I actually LOVED this man until I found some old tweets of mine where I professed my love for him. In September of 2010, I…