How To: Advocate for Yourself is live on @mataiagency, the agency for change and women’s empowerment! For ex-people pleasers and #recoveringnicegirls like me it can be hard to stand up for what you want. In the article, I outline 7 ‘laws’ that help make it easy for you to build that confidence. 🌙 Law #1: Believe in What You Are Asking For 🌙 Law #2: Step Out of the Victim Mindset 🌙 Law #3: Decide Exactly What You Want — And Go For It 🌙 Law #4: Draw Up a Plan of Action 🌙 Law #5: Seek out Support 🌙 Law #6: Communicate with Clarity 🌙 Law #7: Be Firm and Persistent
To me, Miami is a seemingly perfect city with its oceanfront properties, vibrant cultural scene, and year-round tropical weather. Its proud Latinx and Caribbean immigrants make for an atmosphere that reminds me of being back home in St. Thomas. Throw a week dedicated only to art fairs into the mix and the South Florida hub becomes my type of heaven.
Mad love for Steven Universe, one of the most woke and relevant cartoons in modern pop culture.
Poetry inspired by my time in Bali, June 2018.