As the holiday season approaches, it can bring up mixed emotions for many of us. While it can be a season of joy and togetherness, it can also serve as a reminder of our grief—whether that's grief over the loss of a loved one, the changing dynamics within our families, or the sense of ambiguity that arises during this time.
The so-called "Sunday Scaries" are more than a catchy phrase; they’re an emotional signal that many of us encounter but often ignore. For those of us who identify as Cycle Breakers--individuals working hard to overcome generational patterns or be the first in your family to accomplish something--these feelings may even be more intense and multi-layered. It's crucial to decode what
Releasing old patterns or Falling apart? One Cycle Breaker’s Journey Navigating the Uncertainty of Change
No matter how much it seemed we were all going through it together, My Blackness and my poorness, and First generation-ness felt foreign, shameful, and less than fully accepted, even as I craved belonging among my Ivy league peers.
As a Cycle Breaker, you are--like the changing seasons--always evolving. Embrace change with confidence, knowing you have the strength to handle it