Spiked Spin and Lit Bklyn have partnered to create a safe space to converse and celebrate the magic of the Black woman!
When I see the facts laid out plainly like this, I am saddened and frustrated by the current state of Black wellness. I believe that because we know so many people who live with these fatal diseases, we’ve been desensitized to the severity and have unconsciously accepted them as commonplace in our lives.
For me, it’s this constant “pressure” to “keep up” that interrupts my focus, and leaves me with feelings of worry, nervousness, and uncertain about my present state and my future. Research has shown millennials are the most anxious generation, ever. Which brings me to my overall point, and one of my favorite reminders to self, Comparison is the Thief of Joy!
…“maybe this isn’t meant for me.” It is the phrase that is always lurking in my thoughts when I experience an unideal situation in my business. In that moment, I realized how easily we will use this cop-out and accept not achieving our full potential, just because it doesn’t come easy…
I am constantly seeking cool, new opportunities to expose Spiked to new audiences beyond the studio, and Fashion & Fitness did just that!