Treat Yo’ Self - Black Friday weekend edition

No matter how fun Thanksgiving may be, being surrounded by your loud family for 12+ hours is always chaotic and draining. Enter, retail therapy. I am not ashamed to admit that Black Friday/Cyber Monday is my "Treat Yo' Self" weekend and it should be yours, too! Here’s a list of killer sales and perfect treats for you and you alone ;)

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How to Celebrate Thanksgiving While Acknowledging It's Problematic History

You are probably aware of Thanksgiving’s problematic history (the root of which is Native American oppression) and may feel a sense of discomfort when celebrating the holiday. But this year you don’t have to swallow your shame with wine and turkey—you can acknowledge Thanksgiving’s troubling history while participating in your family traditions. I’ve shared six ways to do so, a few including alternative holidays for you and yours.

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Top 5 Horror Books to keep You in the Halloween Mood

It is no secret that I love horror and I love books—particularly audiobooks. Since the Halloween season is almost over I decided to share some books to help you keep things “spooky” these last few days of October. Here are my top five favorite horror novels that are sure to give you the creeps.

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don’t miss the midterms: voting registration deadlines & requirements by state

I have compiled a list of deadlines and requirements for voting in each U.S. state. There are even instagram stories with deadlines in this post that you are free to use on your own social media. Remind your followers to register!

If you have the right vote, now is the time to exercise it.

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It’s Okay to Take a Breather: Caring for Yourself in Light of the Kavanaugh Hearings

With each bit of news I have consumed on Kavanaugh since the testimonies, I feed a heat that burns me internally rather than fuels my outspokenness and activism. I am causing damage to myself instead of standing for what I believe in.

So this is a reminder that it is okay to take a break from the news and the fight. You have to take care of yourself, too.

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