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Owning My Insecurities

I HAVE INSECURITIES and it’s only taken me twenty-two plus years to admit this fact to myself. I think I never acknowledged them because I thought that would make me seem weak. I also thought to myself “strong, black women can’t be insecure”, that just didn’t sound right in my head at all. There are […]

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Some Days

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Being Kind to YOUrself

If you’re like most people, you probably put a lot of time and energy into trying to be kind to other people that you forget to be kind to the most important person in your life’s story–you. Now, I’m not trying to ignore the importance of being kind to others but I believe that if […]

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Why You Should Embrace Fear.

I wrote, deleted, rewrote, and again deleted so many drafts for my first post. I’m not exactly sure why I did that. I think it was primarily because if I did finish writing my first blog post, I would have to actually publish it and put it out there and that would be the first […]

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About Me

Hello everyone and welcome to Simply Life! My name is Nasara, and I’m a 22-year-old college student who is still trying to figure out this whole life thing (that’s pretty much the whole point of this blog lol). I love going to bookstores and coffee shops, reading, and I’m slowly but surely becoming a coffee […]