I hope I never get over my Impostor Syndrome

When I started writing this post I tried to make it super deep with all these quotes and psychological observations and I realized that’s my problem. I’m always trying to prove myself worthy, even in blog posts. I have Imposter Syndrome.  Imposter syndrome is the “inability to internalize accomplishments and the fear that one day […]

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Hello March

March is here! But from the look of the snow in London, you wouldn’t know it. Keeping with my goal for the year I had to sit down and think about what goals I want for the month. Let’s start by evaluating my February goals: Make and stick to a budget Make an effort to not […]

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Blogger Appreciation!

When I first decided to do this post my brain automatically went to all of the big names I love so much and while I’ll scream I love them to anyone who listens I know how difficult blogging can be when you feel like you have no support so without further delay here are my favorite […]

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Scotland|#ConfidenceChronicles

It’s been a while since I’ve done a confidence chronicles post (mostly because I’ve been in my flat these last couple of weeks) but last weekend I went to Scotland with my friend Jourdan. While I’ll admit traveling with someone else is easier than traveling alone it was still a small challenge for me. Edinburgh is […]

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Comparison is the thief of joy.

This is my favorite saying and in this social media-obsessed culture, it’s important to hear. I find myself scrolling through my algorithm-ruined Instagram past models and famous bloggers thinking “Why can’t I look like that?” or “Why can’t I be that popular?” Having thoughts like that every day can really impact the way you see yourself. […]

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My 2018 starts today.

January was a bit of a rough patch for me. I felt like I was struggling to get stable when I came back to London after being home for so long. I kept jokingly telling people I’m going to start 2018 in February but I meant it.

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My struggle with “God’s will” and life.

I was kept in church my entire childhood. I was an usher, I sang in the choir, and even had a sort of mentorship with the pastor of my church. I begged my mom to get baptized around 8 or 9 and I even had a pink Bible with my name engraved on it. But […]

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A break in communication isn’t a break in a relationship

I know you’re thinking “Yes it is Tia.” but hear me out: When I say break I mean a short pause (yes I am aware that short is a relative term) and when I say relationship I don’t mean intimate ones. I’m talking about close friends who we know just as well as we know […]

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#ConfidenceChronicles- Yoga?

Last week I did something REALLY outside of my comfort zone. I tried HOT YOGA! I’ve always hated yoga because I’ve struggled with flexibility my entire life. Even as a dancer I always felt inadequate to the girls I danced with because I couldn’t kick my forehead. Many of my friends (especially Shardae)  advocate for […]

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