Daily Musings, Healthy Mindset, Inspirations & Motivators, Melanin Love, Reviews

7 Inspiring Self-Care TED Talks Every Black Woman Should Watch

    TED Talks (Technology. Entertainment. Design) are always a staple on my playlist. So many different topics, and so little time! But I have a few favorites that keep me on a steady mindset of positive motivation, conquering fear, and most importantly unapologetic self-care and self-love.     Shonda Rhimes, Author/Producer: My Year of Saying Yes To Everything  …

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Daily Musings, Inspirations & Motivators, Melanin Love

Black-Owned Brands, For Us, BUY Us!

blog post about black owned brands and businesses buy black

It seems like since Black Panther has been in theaters, black people have been demonstrating EVEN more pride in our culture and community. And I couldn’t be happier! It is helping us get down and discover (or rediscover) our African roots and take it to a whole new level. I feel like a proud mother watching all these black-owned brands…

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Daily Musings, Inspirations & Motivators, Intuitive Tuesdays, Melanin Love

How I Knew To Ditch My Toxic Friendships (Intuitive Tuesday)

how to get rid of toxic friends relationship problems

We all have those friends we hang out with, but don’t necessarily like. You know the ones… The friend who always flakes on you, or the negative friend who talks about nothing but celebrity gossip and other people. Even the one that you just drink with, but don’t actually have a good time. Why do we hang out with these people?!…

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Daily Musings, Inspirations & Motivators, Melanin Love, Reviews

“We Should All Be Feminists”- A Review of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

we should all be feminists chimamanda ngozi adichie

Lately there has been a pattern to my reading choices and I have a new amazing add that I can’t rave enough about!   We Should All Be Feminists by the infamous Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie   We Should All Be Feminists explores Chimamanda’s feminine experiences and reactions to the expectations of women, both as a child and in her adult life in…

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Daily Musings, Melanin Love, Reviews

My Favorite Milani Brand Lipsticks!

milani lipsticks blog post by themelanatedmaven.com

Milani cosmetics is one of my favorite beauty brands that do a great job at catering to deep skin tones. They carry a wide variety of products for all skin tones, but the pigments of their foundations, blushes, and eye shadows are always so on point. And their lipsticks are no exception! Here are 3 of my favorite ones: Matte…

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