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What is it like living with body dysmorphia?

What is it like living with body dysmorphia?

Sometimes I still see myself as the overweight person I was. I still see her And feel like her Because I was her for so long. I was overweight my entire childhood; I was overweight more years Than these last few years I have the 

A List of Posi-tive Things To Do, When Feeling SAD & Blue (+ Seasonal Affective Disorder Facts)

A List of Posi-tive Things To Do, When Feeling SAD & Blue (+ Seasonal Affective Disorder Facts)

It’s that time of the year When the leaves turn colors and fall; The air gets chilly and brisk, And the outside bugs go in hiding yay lol. (Writing from Detroit, MI) It’s also when the sun is the least bright. And that’s the part 

Why I Started Locs and Answers to Questions I’ve Received Lately

Why I Started Locs and Answers to Questions I’ve Received Lately

I had just taken out my box braids so it was wash day. And it was Sunday— so that was it For my plans for the day. By the time I was done With my routine I didn’t want to air dry it, Because it 

Why turning 26 is a such a big deal to me, and six lessons I’m taking with me into my 2nd qtr

Why turning 26 is a such a big deal to me, and six lessons I’m taking with me into my 2nd qtr

“Wherever life plants you, bloom with grace.” I’m entering year 26 feeling extremely blessed and highly favored To be where I am right now. I celebrated my birthday with: a staycation-took of work, numerous self-care activities, shenanigans with my best friends from middle school, and 

It’s time to harness the power of AI in your marketing

It’s time to harness the power of AI in your marketing

Wondering how you can keep your social media profiles active while you are away, or respond to real-time data in your digital marketing? There are many ways to add artificial intelligence (AI) to your marketing strategies —  and enjoy time savings! Typically, to gain new 

Why Self-Reflection Is Important

Why Self-Reflection Is Important

Self-reflection is all about analyzing and understanding your thoughts and behaviors. It is increasing your awareness of yourself. It is introspection. Why is introspection important? We think more than 50,000 thoughts per day, If we do not make the time and effort to refocus our 

Is posi-tivity and optimism the same?

Is posi-tivity and optimism the same?

Let’s start with, what is optimism (noun)? Google says, (yupp Millennials Google everything😆) & let’s look at optimistic (adjective): Yay, that’s cool and all… To be hopeful and confident, YES. But we know Life throws us curve balls to hit, and storms to walk through! 

After Losing Eighty Pounds, What Are My Three Key Weight Loss Tips?

After Losing Eighty Pounds, What Are My Three Key Weight Loss Tips?

Honestly, I hated being overweight. LOATHED it. How clothes fit me, shopping for clothes, being tired, being teased, eating in front of people, purposefully counting myself out of things, every part of it. I hated myself and went through some extreme measures to get what 

A List of Ways To Live A Well-thy, Healthy Life

A List of Ways To Live A Well-thy, Healthy Life

Feeling bleh and blah? These are small yet meaningful And impactful actions To do something about it. -Wake up early -Drink a glass of water as soon as you wake up -Meditate or concentrate on your breathing for at least 5 minutes -Visualize your goals 

Me And Self-Discovery, As A Millennial-Twenty-Something

Me And Self-Discovery, As A Millennial-Twenty-Something

On the journey to Myself, I’ve been so many people. Personal growth becomes so addictive once you realize it’s always possible to improve your experience of Being. Humble as ever But very aware of my worth. I prefer Blessed, than lucky. Peace feels so good. 

Are You Always SAD This Time Of The Year Too?

Are You Always SAD This Time Of The Year Too?

Me, I’m a summer baby/ Leo, so you already know winters are not my favorite. Plus, I live in Detroit, Michigan where no winter is the same or predictable! It’s cold freezingggg temps. It’s sharp winds that make your skin hurt. It’s gray skies alllll 

Hello This Is My New Hair Color

Hello This Is My New Hair Color

Visit The Curly Supply for your crown needs my fellow curlfriends! Something new and bright! I am absolutely looking forward to this next season in my life 🔥 I have not been my best lately [read more here], And I feel like this hair change 

21 Questions To Ask Yourself For Self-Awareness

21 Questions To Ask Yourself For Self-Awareness

Defining / Figuring [out] self is an introspective journey and here are some questions to get us started: what is My personality type? what are My core values? what are My biggest accomplishments? what do they all have in common? what are My biggest failures? 

What Is It Like? By Paige Blessman

What Is It Like? By Paige Blessman

It’s not wanting to get out the bed. It’s losing interest in your favorite things. It’s being nonchalant with your loved ones. It’s being tired but no amount of sleep or a full lazy weekend can rejuvenate you. It’s not eating all day cause you 

What’s the Latest News On the Childhood Obesity Epidemic And Why It Matters

What’s the Latest News On the Childhood Obesity Epidemic And Why It Matters

My why… Overcoming childhood obesity has been my biggest triumph. I used to think I was born to be overweight so I hated myself. I hated what came with it. Being teased, the special sized clothes Or not having my size. Not fitting in- Literally. 

13 Reasons Why You Should Be Focusing on Exercise, That Don’t Deal With Weight Loss

13 Reasons Why You Should Be Focusing on Exercise, That Don’t Deal With Weight Loss

I’ve learned soooo much about myself, Exercise, and [the effects on the] body along this fitness and transformation journey- From experience and my curiosity reading for more. I know you know exercise can help you lose weight. Exercise is beyond weight /loss tho. So moreover, read below 

September Wellness Calendar, And One Self Care Act Per Day

September Wellness Calendar, And One Self Care Act Per Day

I know. You’re busy. And finding the time to take proper care of yourself can be hard. But if you don’t, it won’t be long before you’re beat from exhaustion and operating in a mental fog where it’s hard to care about anything or anyone. 

A List of Transformational Affirmations

A List of Transformational Affirmations

Affirmations are helpful when the pressures of Life are heavy, and are clouding your judgment of direction. Here are some powerful affirmations to realign your thoughts, and to get you pushing forward through the clouds!  ☁️ ☁️ ⛅️  ☀️ All that I seek is already within me. 

What’s There To Do Downtown Detroit In July?

What’s There To Do Downtown Detroit In July?

What’s going on around Downtown Detroit In July? Downtown Paige has you covered, check out the list of headlines and events below! All summer long in downtown parks: -Outdoor basketball courts -Petanque Club (like bocce ball!) -Food trucks -Cadillac Square and Capitol Park Summer Markets 

What’s There To Do Downtown Detroit In June?

What’s There To Do Downtown Detroit In June?

What’s going on around Downtown Detroit In June? Downtown Paige has you covered, check out the list of headlines and events below! All summer long in downtown parks: -Outdoor basketball courts -Petanque Club (like bocce ball!) -Food trucks -Cadillac Square and Capitol Park Summer Markets