I DID KAYLA ITSINES’S 12-WEEK BBG WORKOUTS

Kayla Itsines is an Australian personal trainer, author, and entrepreneur. She’s the creator of the Sweat app, which includes the Bikini Body Guide. The Sweat app offers additional programs like a nutritional guide, post-pregnancy workouts, lifting at home, and more. I decided to do the BBG program because my friend had a lot of successContinue reading “I DID KAYLA ITSINES’S 12-WEEK BBG WORKOUTS”

COOL BRAND ALERT: COLOURPOP

ColourPop is an American cosmetics brand based in Los Angeles and owned by brother-sister duo, Laura and John Nelson. You can find their products at Ulta or through their website. I really like ColourPop because of their morals, affordability, and quality. ColourPop is 100% cruelty-free which is something I look for in all the makeupContinue reading “COOL BRAND ALERT: COLOURPOP”

HOW “NOT BEING POLITICAL” IS PRIVILEGE

“Not being political” is a privilege to those who are not oppressed. I’m 20 years old and until very recently, hadn’t given politics much thought. I’m embarrassed, truthfully, about my lack of participation and knowledge of politics because it’s a direct result of my privilege, and I’m embarrassed I used my privilege in such aContinue reading “HOW “NOT BEING POLITICAL” IS PRIVILEGE”

BLACK WOMEN ARE BEING KILLED

“The most disrespected person in America is the black woman. The most unprotected person in America is the black woman. The most neglected person in America is the black woman.” – Malcolm X Na’kia Crawford While stopped at a red light on June 14 following runnings errands with her grandmother in Akron, Ohio, Na’kia CrawfordContinue reading “BLACK WOMEN ARE BEING KILLED”

VEGETARIANISM/VEGANISM

The meat industry largely contributes to climate change. It affects air and water quality, ocean health, and greenhouse gas emissions. Beef production, specifically, creates “28, 11, 5, and 6 times more land, irrigation water, greenhouse gases, and nitrogen, respectively, than the average of the other livestock categories” according to PNAS. Not only does the meatContinue reading “VEGETARIANISM/VEGANISM”