A Post to come

Hi everyone, I am not going to do a traditional post today instead I am gonna let you in on what is going on in my life right now. I am working on a couple of blog posts but because of life, it won't be posted today. I don't like having my post already typed …

Advertisements

Janet Jackson’s The Velvet Rope and Inspiration to Heal

Since it’s Janet’s Birthday let’s recognize her accomplishments.

Reflections of A Dream

Janet Jackson’s The Velvet Rope album is one of my favorite albums. It played a big role in my childhood because my mother loves Janet Jackson and we had a copy of the HBO special plus the CD. Both the HBO special and the CD helped me with cultivating my soundscape and visual artistry. The Velvet Rope was sonically ahead of its time and the performances received many accolades but, the most important part of the album is the creative process that Janet went through. This was how Janet freed herself. Through recording this album, Janet was healing from her past.

This album was pivotal to the black community. It inspired many conversations such as domestic violence, STIs, sexual identity and being creatively free. As a young black woman who is very creative, I cherish this album. I want to heal and put myself in my art because of this…

View original post 308 more words

11 Harsh Truths about Success

Cristian Mihai

There are two main reasons why this photograph of Jeff Bezos is interesting.

First of all, today’s richest man is working from headquarters located on the same street as a pawn shop, a heroin-needle exchange, and a “porno parlor.” His office, the badly stained carpet, the desk, made out of a door propped up on two-by-fours, all give the impression of the kind of hopelessness that people often encounter whenever they start something new.

The second thing about this photograph is even more intriguing: When this picture was taken, back in 1999, Jeff Bezos was already worth around 9 billion dollars. Yet he worked from that office, drove around in a Honda, and had a terrible sense of fashion.

Success is not easy. Overnight success is so statistically improbable that we might as well think it doesn’t even exist.

The struggle is real. Just imagine in what kind of conditions…

View original post 1,781 more words

Another Resource Post

This is something that I just wanted to share with you all on this platform.  If you want more resources like this then subscribe to my newsletter.  There I will also be sharing tips for drawing and updates on my life.   21 Day Anxiety Challenge