Your family comes first, always. Forget what people say or think about you. Don’t let your life revolve around trying to impress or get approval from others, it’s tiring and isn’t worth your effort. When you fall, it’s okay to remain down for a while and cry it out. Just remember not to stay down … More Advice to 16 year old self
Mood: I’m feeling pretty good right now, even after just coming out of an intense gym session with the worst-best instructor ever! I feel like ending my week with a tough class always makes me feel better heading into the weekend and I discovered my iPod which has been lying under a lot of junk … More 1 Month Update
This is a very important question to address whenever you decide to make a lifestyle change. “Why?”is a question that you can ask yourself whenever you feel demotivated and are at the point when you feel as though there’s no point in carrying on when the results are taking forever to show up. Before I … More Why?
Here’s another slideshow of some of the places I visited in Rome in my first year. There are no pictures of food here, i promise.
Here are some pictures of my first year in Rome, they are mainly food related- and I wonder why I can’t fit into my jeans anymore.
I know I was destined for greatness. I don’t need anything more than His word to remind me of this. My life was in his hands from the moment i was just a ball of cells in my mother’s womb. Before my parents even knew they were going to have their first child or what … More I’m gonna change the world
Gone is the girl who was so afraid of being seen by people. She doesn’t hide in the back of the class anymore or keep her voice low in an attempt to remain invisible. She used to lock her ideas and stories inside her mind, afraid that she would intimidate others with the power of her … More Black Girl Magic
I honestly don’t know the correct answer to this question, i just know that racism has been a part of my life ever since i could remember and i am at the point where it doesn’t surprise me anymore. I must’ve grown several layers of thicker skin over the years, however, this doesn’t meant that … More Is it okay to be used to racism?
You will most definitely experience culture shock on different levels. Just keep an open mind and expect anything and everything. Bring whatever goodies you can from back home. You will need this when you’re going through those periods of homesickness. Speaking of homesickness, you will experience this. Learn the language as much as you can … More 10 Things to know when moving to Italy/Abroad
This first one is not a misconception, it’s quite true, I have watched the first Lion King and it remains my all time favorite childhood cartoon. But I’m pretty sure it wasn’t a real life story, I’ll ask Pumba’s great grandchild when I go back home. Back in Africa we all live in mud … More 10 Misconceptions about Africans that still exist in 2016