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#SeyiSpeaks: Dealing with the Winter Blues

Warning: prepare for melo dramatic Seyi in this post I can attest first hand to experiencing the winter blues. When I was living back in DC, it was my first time really being on my own in a completely new area. I thought I was handling it well, until fall/winter rolled around. I was a bit confused as to…

Journey to Financial Freedom Pt. 2: Managing Credit Cards and Loans

Contrary to what some people believe, having credit cards and personal loans are NOT a bad thing. It’s really how you manage it that can either set one up for success or for failure. Majority of us have probably misused our credit cards and are now in the somewhat grueling process of bringing our overall usage down to…

Journey to Financial Freedom Pt. 1: Making Saving a Habit

Hey Everyone! Today I’ll be sharing the 1st part in a 4 part series focused on being financially savvy and smart with your money. Disclaimer: I am not a financial advisor. The tips I’m sharing are the things I’ve started doing. I cannot guarantee that what works for me will work for you I…

#SeyiSpeaks: Balancing Work and Blogging

*Disclaimer: These shots were taken 30 mins before I had to go into work. Don’t worry, I didn’t wear this to the office. I wore THIS* HAVING A FULL TIME JOB AND BLOG I mentioned in my IG stories a while back that I now work full time. While I am super grateful for the opportunity…

#SeyiSpeaks: Why I Cut My Hair

Welp, I finally did it. Some call it The Big Chop, I call it the act of letting go. While the act of cutting my hair was quite spontaneous, it’s something I’ve been mentally fiddling my thumbs over for the past year and some change. When my mom was first diagnosed with cancer, and we found…

#SeyiSpeaks: Relationships

Alright y’all. I am touching on a topic that I have rarely ever talked about…like ever. RELATIONSHIPS! More specifically, intimate relationships. I was inspired by the always beautiful Victoria Sanders of Vic Styles to share this piece of my life because it may just resonate with some of you. I HAVE NEVER BEEN IN A RELATIONSHIP…

IFIT 101: How to Build a Media Kit

In my opinion, a resume is to a job as a media kit is to blogging. No matter what stage you are in your blogging, if you have plans to monetize it or just scale it bigger than what it is now, I think it’s necessary (and professional) to start with a media kit. This post will highlight…

Accepting my Body

I’m just going to come out with it. Over the past 10 months, I’ve gained some weight. And while I am pretty content with my body now, it took awhile for me to accept that my body had changed from before. I no longer fit into size 4 dresses. Certain size¬†6 bottoms can’t…