Protect Yourself

Dominique is clutching a fluffy turquoise pillow with one hand. Her head is tilted to the right as she looks at the camera with a slight smile.

Do you set boundaries for yourself? Do you feel guilty or restricted when you do? Maybe you’ve become more confident sharing your thoughts and experiences or speaking up for yourself and others. But the more you speak up, the more you’re met with all the things you...

Find Your People

In 1992, three philosophers asked, “What about your friends? Will they stand their ground? Will they let you down? Are they gonna be lowdown? Will they ever be around? Or will they turn their backs on you? How many times have you been told not to...

Take Control

Dominique is looking at the camera wearing a black and white headwrap and black lipstick. She is in front of a black background. Only her shoulders up are visible.

  This is a story about control. Word to Janet Jackson. Do you ever feel like things spiral out of control, no matter how prepared you are? And just as you think you figured it out, something else goes off the rails? You know what you want to...

Slow Down

Dominique in front of light purple wall. She is wearing a light blue tigger onsie with one hand resting on the side of her face with her arms on a light purple pillow.

Does the new year make you feel like you should be doing something? If so, you’re not alone! In November, I decided to take it easy in January and slowly build on my goals. In December, I decided to not even worry about setting my 2019...