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BookLuvvLetterSocial Media

On Book Crisis, Bold Convictions and Boss Chicks

I’ve been sharing that this is my year of being committed to my mental health and creating space for new things in my life. One habit that I started in January that has been a game changer for me is putting my phone away an hour before I go to …

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Boss Baby - Jermaine Dupri
LuvvLetter

On Cold Callers, Crossroads and Coiffure Cream

I’ve spent all week cackling about the fact that folks said Jermaine Dupri showed up at the Usherbowl dressed like “Boss Baby.” 💀💀💀Like… it’s been almost 5 days and I’m still unable to can. I CANNOT. The times when I love the internet, it’s usually because we’ve all gotten together …

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Carmela Soprano
CultureFashionLuvvLetter

On Costume Controversy, Calculated Confusion and Culture Tags

This week kicked off with a bang, as I pissed off all the Swifties by pointing out the unavoidable reaches of whiteness when it comes to success. But I stood on business and I said what I said. It’s actually right on time because Black History Month is HERE and …

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Snooz white noise machine
My Life

How to Sleep Better: Essential Habits and Things

I am committed to sleeping well and more this year, because I know how critical sleep is for our well being. For years, I haven’t created a good sleep discipline but I committed to changing that last month and it’s already made a HUGE difference in how I go about …

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How to Write a Book: A 10-Step Guide
BookTop Posts

How to Write a Book: A 10-Step Guide

Writing a book is both an art and a science. It’s a journey that demands creativity, discipline, and strategic planning. I’ve written 4 New York Times bestselling books in 8 years, and I’ve used the same formula to make each happen. And now, I want to help more people get …

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Take Trash out
CultureFaith

Are Aliens Real? I Believe So and Here’s Why

I’m not a conspiracy theorist, but do I believe in aliens? I do. Lemme tell you why. There is no way that human beings were God’s best work. The God that I serve, the great God that I serve…. the Alpha and the Omega. The King of Kings. The Lord …

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You cannot and do not have to save the world
BookLuvvLetter

On Crazy Times, Callings and Categories

So what had happened was… 😅 I took the summer off the LuvvLetter to give myself time to slow down after Little Troublemaker came out. I was thinking it’d be super laid back and chill but then I felt like I had an assignment I had left behind. So I …

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Skincare Key Products
My Life

Skincare Essentials: My Guide to Flawless Skin

I’m Luvvie Ajayi Jones, and I’m obsessed with skincare. But check it out, though. It’s because I wanna be able to walk out the house, doing minimal things and still look semi-decent. I don’t wanna have to wear foundation every day and I don’t wanna look like what I’ve been …

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Equality Equity Reality Affirmative Action
Culture

About Ketanji, Sonia and Losing Affirmative Action

The Supreme Court struck down the use of Affirmative Action in higher education, with an overwhelming vote of 6-3. There is so much to say about it, and so much rage. The world is far from a meritocracy, and the smartest, most hard working people are people whose names we …

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A true crime of caucasity
CultureFaith

Denial of All Things Unseen is Caucasity at Work

I think that to not believe in a higher power or the universe being connected or energy or spirits or whatever science says it cannot prove, is truly an Anglo Saxon trait and privilege (?). It’s eurocentrism. It’s Westernized blindness. It’s Caucasity at work. I don’t think it is a …

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Luvvie with LT Book
BookMy LifeSocial Media

Big Heart, Big Personality, Big Mess. Little Troublemaker is Here!

You know that kid, who is a tiny rebel with a cause, with a strong side-eye and a giant smile and a kind spirit. They’re confident (sometimes to a fault. HA!). Big feelings, big personality, small package. I was her. I am her. You might be her. You might be …

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Luvvie Delta Sisters
BusinessMy LifeRandom

On Living History, Life Hacks and Limited Swag

Last weekend was my very FIRST DELTAversary! The historic inaugural line of the Chicago Metropolitan Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc, my sisters of 🔺79 Stages of Evolution 🔺️and I celebrated 1 year in the sisterhood. So I was in these streets (which is a story I’ll tell …

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Little troublemaker Sponsorship Train
BookPodcastSocial Media

On Multitasking, Mistakes and a Mission

After a year away hiatus, I am finally back with my Professional Troublemaker podcast! I took the time off to work on Little Troublemaker Makes a Mess, but I’ve really missed it. This week, I dropped the first episode of my 4th season, and lemme tell you, I also dropped …

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Letter To My Younger Self
BookMy LifePodcast

Letter To My Younger Self – Episode 1 of the Little Troublemaker Special

This week, I kick off the return of the podcast with a Letter to my Younger Self. I’m telling her 5 things to remember as this journey of life flows. The lessons that she would have wanted to know early, and not just from trial by fire. And to do …

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Fueling the Little Troublemaker Sponsorship Train
BookCultureMy Life

Help Us Bring Little Troublemaker Books to Students

Books have the power to help us dream, give us an escape and teach us valuable lessons. That is especially true for children’s books, which can instill a love of reading and learning for young’uns. Unfortunately, not all children have access to quality books that reflect their own experiences and …

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On Overrated Checkmarks, Outdated Channels and Owned Communities
BusinessMy LifeSocial Media

On Overrated Checkmarks, Outdated Channels and Owned Communities

Thankfully, March is over because it really has gone mad. 😩 Another week, another tragic, unnecessary and completely avoidable school shooting. Plenty of thoughts and prayers are heading to the families in Tennessee, while in the meantime, their elected officials are out here saying they’re “not gonna fix it.” Hate …

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