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You were brought into this world for a purpose. A purpose to love and be loved. A purpose to be amazing and to see the world as something to conquer. Always remember that the sky is the limit and there is nothing and no one who can stop you. Strive for greatness all the time. Always dream big! Remember you are the dreamer and that’s what every great dream begins with. Always remember you have the strength, patience and passion to achieve so much and change the world. Create your own opportunities never let “no” stop you from fulfilling your goals and dreams. You are magical and never be afraid to sprinkle your magic everywhere! If your crown slips make sure you catch it before it falls and keep going. As brown young women at times it can feel like the weight of the world is on your shoulders however, you will find that your magic will get you through.

When black women win victories, it is a boost for virtually every segment of society. ~Angela Davis

You are more beautiful than the world gives you credit for and deserving of all the love and happiness this world has to offer. Never dull your light for anyone and always remember and know your worth because you are worthy of all the great things the universe has to offer. Don’t be afraid to speak and stand in your truth. Your thoughts, opinions and ideas are just as important as anyone else. When you speak, speak boldly, speak with courage and confidence. Always and I do mean always be true to yourself. Live your life fearlessly. Your voice has great power, do not be afraid to speak up for what you believe in. Never let people tell you because you speak your mind, you’re an angry brown woman because you’re not, you’re just speaking and believing in your truth.

Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it. ~Maya Angelou

You are a brown beautiful girl you are intelligent, resilient, unstoppable, powerful, influential and unapologetic. Your boldness and tenacity stand alone. Always remember to hold your head high and stand proud. Be proud of your culture and heritage. Remember being beautiful is not just about the physical it’s also about having a beautiful mind, heart and soul. Learn to graciously take and accept constructive criticism but never let anyone talk down to you. You will fall and you will make mistakes which is to be expected, however, it is your job to get up correct them and keep going. Always remember you are headstrong and remember to be strong in who you are. Never let the deeds of others persuade you that you are not good enough as you are.

Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire. Continue to stay grounded in your roots so your beautiful soul can blossom. Be bold in what you stand for and never fall for anything. Be known for your grace and kindness. Be vigilant of the company you keep. Give but don’t allow yourself to be used. Love but never allow your heart to be abused. Have trust but don’t be naïve. Listen but don’t ever lose your voice. Knowing who you truly are and loving yourself is the best gift you could ever give to yourself. You are an originator and innovator. You radiate your beautiful light on everything and everyone you touch. Stay in your own energy’s day remember you are allowed to do things differently. Do the things that make your soul jubilant. Never wait for permission to be who you want. If you hear a voice within you full of doubt, then by all means ignore that voice and continue to move forward with your dreams and goals.

You are rare and the sun kisses your skin like no other. You have raw poppin beauty impressively drippin in brown beauty elaborately infused with melanin. You are a beautiful brown Queen always hold your head high and never give up on your dreams.



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  • Writer's pictureBrownHippieChick

We were taking from our land onto your boats. We built up your stolen land. We let you rape our women and sell our children to the highest bidder. We let you give us your scraps from your table as if we were feral dogs. We watched you beat our men down until the point you strip him of his pride. We allowed you to give us a strange identity. We, for years and still til this day have to hear you yell the word NIGGER and be ok with it because God forbid, we become angry

because that would then make us a threat to society, right? We’ve put up with you degrading us to second class citizens. We let you serve us from the back doors of your restaurants. We let you tell us what fountains to drink out of and what bathrooms to use. We let you tell us we have to sit to the back of the bus. We put up with you spraying us with water hoses and being attacked by your "trained" dogs. We let you tell us what type of house and neighborhood we could afford. We let you have more pay at work. We let you make our women care for your children before their own. We allowed you to give us poor, to no education. We allowed you to tell us we can’t swim in pools. We watched you hang members of our families over and over again. We watched you hunt our men down like hunting game leaving our women and children fatherless. We allowed you to burn down our communities. We allowed you to plant drugs on our men and send them away, yet again leaving our women and children fatherless. We allowed you to give us second rated class jobs that pay little to nothing, barely making ends meet. We allowed you to think we were your “pickaninies” and “jigaboos” on TV screens. We allowed you to use us as entertainment. We allowed you to use us as your butlers and your mammies. We watched as you took off your white hoods and put on blue uniforms and a

badge. We watched as you beat a man in the street for one minute and nineteen seconds. We watched you shoot and kill many of our young men in cold blood. We watched you choke a black man while he was screaming, I CAN’T BREATHE! Eleven times! We watched you put your knee on another black man’s neck and leave it there for eight minutes and forty-six seconds while he cried out for his deceased mother in the street. We watched you go into a man’s home and shoot him for no apparent reason. We also watched you run up in a woman’s home and shoot her in her bed while she was sleeping. We watched as you got away with it (as you do every-time) because of your badge, uniform and shitty ass excuse. We also watched you for the last FUCKING time!

We are not asking for your precious diabolical fucked up excuse of a country that WE DID NOT WANT TO BE IN, IN THE FIRST PLACE. We are asking for you to STOP GHATDAMN KILLING US, THAT’S IT.

What we’re asking for is not that complex. We allowed you all to, so now allow us to stand up and say this shit has to STOP! Allow us to stand up and say WE ARE ANGRY without you scrutinizing us and painting us in the media as the big bad wolf. Allow us to march until our feet hurt. Allow us to chant to the heavens until our voice box feel as if it’s on the brink of collapsing. Allow us to express our feelings and emotions without you giving us the side eye because you think we are a “threat to society.” Allow us to get on our social media platforms and take a stand. Allow us to not be terrified every time we see a cop car. Allow us to feel safe in a country where we are just guest passing through. Allow us to protect our sons and daughters as you protect yours. Allow us to know for sure that their future will be safe and secured because they don’t have to worry about being the next victim to the ones who vowed to protect and serve. Allow our families to feel safe in our own homes while we're sleeping. Please ALLOW US TO BREATHE because right now WE CAN’T because there are so many knees on our neck and we are just asking you to allow us to get the fuck up.

I am aware that not all law enforcement is to blame!

however, their counterparts do a hell of a job making them look bad as a whole. When I was in the Army if one of us was jacked up, we all were because we were a team of fighters, fighting the same fight. Understand that I nor my husband is not racist at all. We are just angry, and I believe that is where the big discrepancy is in all this. No, we as a people are not racist, we’re just fed up and want CHANGE. WE ARE DONE DYING! So yes, I’m going to continue to support and cheer for my people out there on the front lines marching and chanting as well as do my part by continuing to support black owned business, donate to the cause and whatever else I can do to help facilitate change. You can help as well; you don’t necessarily have to be out in the streets marching there are other ways. Down below I will leave a few links to point you in the right direction but first my sweet sweet husband Donovan wanted to get out his thoughts.

Donovan's thoughts.

Humiliation, oppression, misrepresentation, Unseen, Unheard, yet we have giving forgiveness, and you say where have I wronged you? It’s simple even a blind man reading braille can see or a deaf man with his eyes open without the ability to hear sound could comprehend and yet you still cannot? Clearly you are confused!!!

You built this country on our backs and to this present day you're quick to call us lazy!

The way this country came to be is your history not mine. Slavery would never have a staple in “history” if you left us alone. Yet we forgave you. You say “hey you need to work” but pay us less for a job that would not even be here if it was not for us helping you to build your stolen country. You are confused! To even have a no knock warrant law to begin with is confusing to me, yet you

say your country is making progress!!! You are confused!!! It does not register with you that a word which has a history of being was used in a derogatory way can make us angry. Hiding your hand and saying “What it’s just a word” then why use it? Why do you ask us if it’s okay to say!!! You are confused!! You kick in doors and take our own people and turn them against us by bribing them with lesser jail time and you say the police are great! You kill and hide your hand. You are confused!!! Your laws are forever changing I see no end in sight. Why do we have to elect people to make decisions for the free?! You are confused!!!! You want to lead but when its time you lie and break promises! YOU ARE CONFUSED!

~Donovan Keaton~

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First, A quick history on yoni herb steaming: Yoni steaming has been practiced in many ancient, indigenous cultures around the world! While some may think of it as taboo, it’s actually an ancient forgotten wisdom used by medicine women in African, Asian and Mayan cultures. In modern times, it’s growing in popularity in the West. Yoni is a Sanskrit word meaning “vagina,” “womb,” or “origin of life.” Yoni steaming is the ritual of gently cleansing and healing your vagina by allowing the warmth to permeate the vagina, cervix, uterus and entire reproductive system.

Alright you guys so let me give you a bit of a backstory on why I have decided to start yoni herbal steaming aka hydrotherapy for your yoni. First off, I am all here for making my lady bits look good, feel good, smell good and taste good (in all honesty were all adults so yeah moving on). When I did my research, because I have to be honest, I have never heard of yoni herbal steaming up until a few months back. I was sold once I saw it helps with fertility because more babies are in our future and that’s really all the reason I need. As I continued to read and research, I couldn’t believe all the amazing benefits that comes with yoni herbal steaming! Fertility help is just an added bonus for me however, there are many more benefits and many more different herb mixes, you just have to find the one that is right for you.

FERTILITY CHALLENGES: Women who are experiencing fertility challenges should steam once per week, and twice during pre-ovulation, to make sure that the tissue is moist and that the cervical fluids are clear and copious. They should expect to steam for three months before seeing results.

Yoni steaming helps because the steam help carry the herbal medicine through the subtle channels to the uterus, where it helps the womb to loosen this old matter and deeply cleanse itself. The material is then released through menstruation during the next cycle, making space for the fertilized egg to successfully implant and grow.

YONI DETOX CLEANSING: The V-Steams are ph balanced to help the body naturally cleanse the vaginal and uterine linings in a safe and gentle way. The warm steam and natural essential oils from the plants nourish and tone the vaginal and uterine tissues. They provide affable and effectual support for women’s wellness.

MENSTRUAL CYCLES: Doing vaginal steams 1x the week before your period and 1x the week after your period can assist in relieving menstrual pain & reducing brown blood and blood clots thereby balancing menstrual issues over time while maintaining a healthy odor.

Cramps, tightness or pain during intercourse: Yoni Steam soothes and relaxes the pelvic muscles. Be especially mindful to practice deep breathing while steaming for these conditions.

Peri-menopause and menopause: Yoni Steam can stimulate circulation and support your womb to continue to release fully even when your cycle is slowing. For menopausal women, yoni steam will revitalize vaginal tissue, improve vaginal dryness, and help with the change of season.

As you can see there is a great amount more of benefits to yoni herbal steaming, I only listed several. However, I feel as though the benefits I have listed are more than enough to get you to understand how amazing yoni herbal steaming is.

A bit of a disclaimer I have only been steaming for two weeks but I have to say within the first couple of minutes after you’re done you can feel a bit of a difference so please be sure to have you a panty liner or pad (whatever your comfortability) handy because you will leak.

When I first received my herbs and the rest of the things, I need in order to steam I was still hesitant because I was like Vera girl do you even know what you're doing as far as how hot the water should be? How long to sit and what to use to cover my bottom half to keep the steam from escaping? What herbs am I using? Plus a few more but these questions were most important to me! Of course, I did what you all know me to do……some research so because I had these questions, I decided to give you guys the answers. Below has everything you need in order to start your yoni steaming journey.

I did not want to take a picture of myself while steaming so this is not my photo. I borrowed it from google.

You will need:

  • Chair with open slates, stool with a open slot or a toilet

  • Herbs

  • Water

  • Large Pot

  • a blanket or towel to cover your bottom half. I just wear a sundress.

How To Use Yoni Steam:

Step 1: Have prepared Yoni Steam Herbs or mix your own Step 2: Bring water to a boil in a large pot Step 3: Add herbs to boiling water and cover pot and let simmer Step 4: Allow herbs to steep for 10 minutes and stir occasionally Step 5: Place pot of water under the chair, prepare to for squatting position with something to steady bowl to avoid burning, or place underneath toilet seat (If using a toilet: Make sure that your toilet is extremely clean. Once your toilet is clean you should wrap the bowl of steaming herbs in a cloth to protect your toilet) Step 6: Sit over herb infused water, wrap your lower body in a blanket or robe to keep steam in, and allow the steam to enter into your vagina for at least 20 minutes.

When I do my steam, I use an herb mix I purchased from Amazon which I will link below along with the sage I burn and the crystals as well. I also like to listen to music at least that what I did last week. This week I wrote in my journal and read my book.

In my herb mix is red rose buds and petals, lavender flowers, chamomile flower, calendula flowers, rosemary leaf, basil leaf, mugwort. This herb mix is used for all the benefits I have listed above. There are many other yoni herbs mixes you can try (in which I will be purchasing soon) or you can make your own. I haven’t gotten to that stage yet but I’m sure I will, when I do, I will be sure to inform you all.

You guys I have to say that I have a newfound love and it goes by the name of yoni herbal steaming. The herbs I use are amazing as well, I have no complaints or issues so far. If ever I do, I will be sure to do an update to inform you all but for right now Ms. Twala is happy!

Questions for you:

  1. Have you ever tried yoni herb steaming? If so, did you like or dislike it and why?

  2. Are you willing to try yoni herb steaming for the first time if you haven’t tried it already?

  3. Let me know in the comment section!


Avoid Yoni Steams if:

  • If you have an IUD

  • If you are bleeding

  • You are pregnant or think you may be pregnant

  • If you have a vaginal infection or open wound


It’s important to understand that Yoni Steaming is not for cleaning your yoni. Your yoni is inherently self-cleaning. When the Yoni Steaming is described as cleansing, it is referring to the way the heat and steam supports our feminine bodies in their own natural release and vibrant vitality.

Links to products:

Yoni herb mix:

Sitz Bath:



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