Young and Married or Single ? How Do I Live My 20s ?

There has been an ongoing debate on my Facebook feed about what doing your 20s the right way looks like. I’ve read tons of rants about how singles should stop hoeing around or how lonely we are. I’ve seen posts of young parents claiming the only reason why some of us don’t have children is …read more →

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Considering A Minimalist Lifestyle

I’ve decided that I want to practice minimalism. Minimalism is getting rid of excess physical, emotional and mental baggage. The idea first arose when I visited my cousin in Dallas, TX. She was giving me a “when you’re in the real world you become a slave to work and bills” speech. I couldn’t understand why she was allowing …read more →

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July Recap and My August Monthly Goals

What happened in July ? I’m honestly embarrassed to report that I only reached one goal in July which was publishing a book “The Evolution of My Problackness”. July was the worst month thus far this summer. I was really down after so much news about the deaths of innocent black people and police officers, …read more →

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Fictional Women Of Color Who Inspire Me

I know that everything you see on TV isn’t how things are in the real world, but that doesn’t mean you can’t gain inspiration from it. We all have that great movie or show that has us walking away feeling empowered and motivated (at least I do). These women are symbols of daily inspirations that help …read more →

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It’s OneBadBeauty’s 1 Year Blogaversary

It’s Memorial Day, it’s been a month since I’ve graduated from college and a year since I created I am filled with a great amount of happiness, excitement, appreciation and pride. When I first got the vision for OneBadBeauty I was the middle of a uncomfortable life stage and on top of that I didn’t know …read more →

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Why Are We Ashamed Of Our Names?

As we are given the gift of life we are also given the gift of a name once we enter the earth. Our name is our identity. In Southeastern Nigeria, Igbos believe that names hold spiritual blessings. The Chinese go about naming a child something that’s unique and holds meaning. In Greek letter organizations we have names that are designed …read more →

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