My Body, My Way: Meet Deshayla


My Body, My Way is a series dedicated to promoting healthy body images among women. If you’d like to join, please feel free to e-mail me at: 

Age: 22

Ethnicity: African-American

Occupation: Full-time Nursing student

Describe your body type: Athletic and curvy

1. What makes a woman beautiful to you?

“Confidence always makes a woman beautiful in my opinion simply because nobody is perfect so you have to learn to love everything about yourself, including your flaws. I also admire beautiful skin, no matter the color.” Continue reading My Body, My Way: Meet Deshayla


Dealing with Rejection

You’ve been there before.

Waiting patiently for an e-mail or phone call from perspective employers— Only to get a generic “We regret to inform you…” response back. Or constantly checking your text messages to see if the guy you’ve been interested in for some time has replied, but he hasn’t and its been a week since your date. Continue reading Dealing with Rejection

#Chargeup with a Spring Getaway

Miami has been a complete zoo so far this month due to spring breakers, Ultra Music Festival, endless nightlife events and the amazing weather. But despite all the jam-packed events, Tony and I opted for cute camping trip in Georgia  for our spring break. Continue reading #Chargeup with a Spring Getaway

#Body Image

Ebony Magazine and Sports Illustrated made a huge statement when they opted to have curvy and plus-sized women grace the cover of their magazines. Continue reading #Body Image

What I’m Reading!

One of my personal goals, as of late, is to read more. Sounds pretty easy right? Yet, for some reason it has been a trying task. Continue reading What I’m Reading!

Is Makeup a Big Deal?

According to my boyfriend it is.

And a lot of men will tend to agree with him—especially those who frequent dating sites like, Tinder. Continue reading Is Makeup a Big Deal?

Being Present

Ever thought about ditching your phone?

Well one teen kinda did. And by kinda–I mean that she downgraded from the highly popular iPhone, to the almost extinct flip phone. Continue reading Being Present