Welcome to MindFULLiving with Prncsslyssa A vlog about positive thinking & becoming your better self, through reflection and self-love. Episode List MindFULL Thoughts MindFULLiving with Prncsslyssa PREMIER Practicing Self-Love Pt. 1 Practicing Self-Love Pt. 2 Go Easy On Yourself Erasure and Inclusion Tips For Joy & Connection The Power of Yoga & Seeking Truth Pt.Continue reading “MLWP”
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Beautiful Like Me
You are strength and grace You are beauty bronzed by the sun You are a star sparkling through the night You are a light in a world of darkness You are resilience and peace You are Black You are me 7.11.17
There’s an easy way to affect change. We can monitor our words. Omit everyday derogatory terms that go unnoticed, such as “gypped (gipped),” “felon,” “thug,” and “Indian giver.” We can stop using terms such as “bipolar,” “ADHD,” and “retarded” as adjectives to describe a person’s attitude and intelligence, and we can be mindful of casualContinue reading “It’s Easy”
Rhythm of Creation
I sit above the crowded streets, The wind gentle on my face It moves the tendrils of my hair, caressing my cheek like a lover would. It moves the leaves and flowers, Sending them singing in a mere whisper The sun charms the clouds to let it peek through, to shine its rays upon those belowContinue reading “Rhythm of Creation”
My boyfriend, Ben, introduced me to color-blocking. Bless him! Color-blocking is when a person wears “blocks” of color in contrasting bright shades. I immediately fell in love with this style, and put my personal twist on it. Funnily enough, I mistook color-blocking to mean wearing the same color or shade, which it is not, butContinue reading “Monochromatic Play”
You stay locked in the dark corner of my mind. Forgotten. But then he has your name. He has your walk. I jump in my mind— skin prickling, heart racing, It wasn’t you. Why would it be you? But he had your shadow.
The word, It still holds power. I try it out on my lips, It makes me flinch. It plays unwanted scenes before my mind. I force the word out, offended by its existence. It’s casually spoken to devalue it, but internally I’m wincing. It still holds power— But I can chip away at it. .Continue reading “Power”
Dose of Reality
I used to obsess— it was pride. I knew I was the best he would ever get I thought that meant he’d wake up, treat me better Not worse. Each lie I absorbed through a kiss of apology. Broken down by manipulation Blinded to the truth My truth was the sweet as honey version heContinue reading “Dose of Reality”
The snow brought me in. I searched for a warm spot to quiet my restless soul. Full of irritance, caged like a bird, I wandered in, immediately at peace.