Therapy gave me the emotional safe place that I never had in my marriage. I really didn’t realize it’s importance until my son was diagnosed with ASD and I wait almost a week to completely breakdown. I did it in the arms of my therapist. I couldn’t do it a home. My emotions weren’t safe. […]
Natural Hair Rules
Motherhood made me forgot about balance and start asking this question.
The Twist Out is one of the easiest natural hair styles that works for pretty much any length of hair. My natural hair routine is fairly simple because I don’t think natural hair care has to be complicated. I shampoo, condition, and then style weekly usually in this hairstyle, the Twist Out. I’ve been wearing […]
It’s my birthday!!! I’m 34!!! No, it’s not one of the big ones, but it certainly is for me. And I’m sure you know why! I’ve been very transparent… But recently, more vulnerable. And I don’t plan to stop now. If I had to sum up my life to this point, I would call this […]
Over the years, I’ve been nothing but transparent about my journey into marriage, motherhood, entrepreneurship and anxiety/depression. What you didn’t know is that I’ve been fighting daily to build a life and business that allows me the freedom and flexibility to care for my boys as a single mother. For 2 years I contemplated my […]
7 Things That Helped Me Manage Both My Anxiety and Depression | Letting Go Of Anger, Releasing Negative Energy, and Overcoming Anxiety seems like a long title for this post. I usually don’t share things like this so publicly but I know this struggle very well and want to share some resources and tools that have […]
I wrote this late last night after cooking and hosting my first Thanksgiving. I’m so proud of myself the rice dressing, mac & cheese, greens and broccoli salad I made where soooooo good. I finally sat down after cooking, cleaning, and getting the kids off to bed to right you this note. I apologize about […]
I recently celebrated my birthday. I decided that I wanted to do something different. I heard about sensory deprivation or floatation therapy. It’s a gravity-free experience. While in the session you are free to relax, meditate, think, or even sleep without any distractions at all.
My floatation session was in an actual sensory deprivation tank versus a chamber. I was cool taking the shower and then sitting in the tank.
But when I closed the door…
This past weekend, I was the special Guest Social Influencer for Madam C.J. Walker Beauty Culture. Yes me, Tamara of Natural Hair Rules!!! The brand gave away exclusive deluxe samples at Sephora Perimeter & Lenox Square and feature Essence Beauty & Fashion Director, Julee Wilson and contributor, Nikki Brown. It got off to a slow […]
10 years ago I went natural. I stopped relaxing my hair. It was more than a hairstyle change. It was a lifestyle change for me.
But if I knew what I know now, I would’ve done things a little differently. Here are 10 things that I’ve learned from being natural for a decade.