The Black Woman’s Survival Guide

“You can’t dump one cup of sugar into the ocean and expect to get syrup. If everybody sweetened her own cup of water, then things would begin to change.” - Florynce Kennedy A survival guide. It conjures images of adventurers like Bear Grylls navigating dense forests and river rapids like nature itself is not out to … Continue reading The Black Woman’s Survival Guide

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Take a Moment to Take it All In

Originally posted on The Chronicles of DNC under "Take a Break from NaNoWriMo" Photo by Charisse Kenion on Unsplash Sometimes you literally have to stop and smell the roses or take in the sunrise, or people watch in the city, or whatever musing fits your mood. Life doesn’t stop moving but we can take a moment, or two, to … Continue reading Take a Moment to Take it All In

The Devil Don’t Play So Keep Your Mind Right: 3 Ways I Stay Focused

Photo by Autumn Goodman on Unsplash True story: A couple of weeks ago, I finished my third manuscript and I was elated! If you follow me on Instagram (@author_dnc) you saw my whole dance video dedicated to my #blackgirljoy. I mean it felt like such an amazing accomplishment. Fast forward to 12 hours later as I stood in … Continue reading The Devil Don’t Play So Keep Your Mind Right: 3 Ways I Stay Focused

Six Little Letters With An Incredible Impact

Photo by Houcine Ncib on Unsplash H.E.R. Crisis Guest Blogger: J'Chanelle Defeat. Six letters that carry such a strong, impactful meaning. It’s a word we hear quite often, but never truly understand its magnitude until it stops us dead in our tracks. That’s what happened to me today. I was stopped dead in my tracks. I was thrown … Continue reading Six Little Letters With An Incredible Impact