I can’t fight this feeling anymore

June 2020 Writing isn’t creative for me anymore. I used to be able to sit down and conceptualize and research a topic and write about it passionately for hours. I could delve into politics and public affairs, or online shopping, or mental health struggles and go on and on and on. But now I’ve gotContinue reading “I can’t fight this feeling anymore”

How Americans (mis)handled another inconvenient truth

To heal we must remember. I know it’s hard, I promise you I know it’s hard. I remember. That’s how you heal, you have to remember. And also, it’s important to do that as a nation.  Joe Biden As a nation which prides itself on being the best in the world. A nation with 510,000Continue reading “How Americans (mis)handled another inconvenient truth”

Post-rebrand emotional revelations

Lately I’ve been doing a lot of thinking, reflecting, goal-setting, and preparing for my blog which, in turn, had me doing a lot of the same for my life. In 2020 I put in a lot of work building a solid foundation for myself to have a clearer perspective and better self-understanding before I movedContinue reading “Post-rebrand emotional revelations”

What’s cookin’ good lookin’

Hello and happy Friday! This is a quick update on my life, my blog, and things to come. As you likely know, I’ve been doing a lot of work lately. Working on my brand, my site, my content. Working on InDesign and Illustrator. Most importantly, working on myself and letting my self-work guide the rest.Continue reading “What’s cookin’ good lookin’”

The sweet sound of commercialized affection

It’s been a while! (and it’s gonna be a while longer) This week I have a banging’ playlist for you in light of the most trivial holiday in the world that is nearly upon us. Keep checking my IG stories for Black History Month facts and dope content from Black creators. New podcasts (and posts)Continue reading “The sweet sound of commercialized affection”

Yesterday was too much for just an Instagram caption

Yesterday the world watched as violent extremists took over the Capitol with guidance from the president and apparent permission from the police. Amid yesterday’s attack, I, like many, couldn’t help but look back on last year’s BLM protests, when non-violence and cries for justice were met with tear gas and rubber bullets.  I think ofContinue reading “Yesterday was too much for just an Instagram caption”

She’s making a list and checking it twice

Today I want to take you on a journey, an expedition which takes us through the darkest corners of my mind.  As I guide you through the spiraling crevices of my cortex, you may come to find that the skeletons in your closet walk a lot like mine. They may dress a bit differently andContinue reading “She’s making a list and checking it twice”

Covid can’t stop us from being ‘crazy for Christmas’

In today’s episode, join Jacklyn and her first guest, Alexa, as they ponder being away from home for the holidays. Stick around to learn how to embrace Christmas (or your holiday of choice) during Covid, and to hear some wholesome sister banter. Intro & outro song: “Christmas Wrapping” The Waitresses Transcription: Alexa– That’s fine, IContinue reading “Covid can’t stop us from being ‘crazy for Christmas’”