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☯ self-care enthusiast ❤︎ feminine ❤︎ fearless ❤︎ phYINomenal ❤︎ @SoJoXOXO ☯

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I have often talked about life being a game. In fact, I teach classes on how to win at it. But I have never understood the automatic reaction among women to compete with each other. Have you ever noticed the up/down size up when some women encounter each other? Or have a conversation with a […]

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Writer’s Block

I accidentally stumbled upon some of the old blog digs from 2005-2011.  My what a great time we had!  What the hell happened?  Meh.  I know what happened.  Facebook happened.  Twitter happened.  Instagram happened.  Our blog lives and our real lives started to bleed together. Many of us grew out of the urge to pen […]

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Pulling The Plug

So I’m definitely considering a social media fast right now.  I’m not one of the types that makes grand announcements, but because of my podcast it would be weird to disappear without a word. For that reason,  I’ll need to figure out the logistics, but it’ll probably be nothing more than a tweet of a pic […]

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What’s This Thing Called #BlackGirlMagic?

#BlackGirlMagic #BlackGirlsAreMagic #CarefreeBlackGirl #GoBlackGirlGo   ✮WonderfulEnchantingSupernaturalEtherealSpellbindingMagneticIrresistibleEntrancingHypnotic✮ The thing about being magical is that it can be both exciting and overwhelming. We see movies and read fairytales about girls discovering their magical powers. Those stories are not unlike the journey of a black girl.  There is always a hint (or outright threat of danger) coupled with the […]

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Relax Relate Release

RELAX:  Yesterday, I had my first Korean bathhouse experience at JeJu Sauna.  I’m not even sure where to begin.  To get all of the specifics regarding the price, nudity, scrub experience, etc.  just venture over to Yelp!.  It’s all that and more. RELATE:  The main thing that I’ll always remember about my first experience there is […]

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The Power of The Narrative

But when you think about it.. if you can control the narrative… why not? — Lizzuendo (@Lizzs_Lockeroom) March 16, 2015 For example, my High School Yearbook kept getting my name wrong, so I joined the Yearbook staff — Lizzuendo (@Lizzs_Lockeroom) March 16, 2015 That’s one thing that I am learning as I get older. Power […]

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