👆🏽me, early morning, 0% concerned about appearance, sending a goofy selfie to someone I love from a taco shop in cold Pennsylvania while writing my book. 🌮📕
There was a long stretch of my life in which I wouldn’t have taken a raw pic like this and posted it, and probably wouldn’t have sent it privately, either. I would’ve wanted more polish and more put-togetherness to prove that I indeed had it alllll together. I wouldn’t have decided to write a book because imposter syndrome would’ve told me that I wasn’t qualified and the book wouldn’t be perfect so why even bother... and I would’ve listened. I wouldn’t have accepted a great job that sends me to the east coast often because the #fomo coming from not being in the thick of the Hollywood hustle would’ve given me anxiety— because my worth was wrapped up in my work. I probably would’ve even waited to take the pic from a coffee shop instead because coffee shops are cool and more influencery and omg, she actually EATS tacos (and pizza) and doesn’t just say that because cool girls say stuff like that? What about her abs?
This is what self-love looks like for me sometimes. The real real. While I still enjoy getting dressed up and wearing makeup occasionally, and I’m still a next-level hustler, and I still love/live/work in Hollywood, and I still like cool coffee shops, and I still work on my abs (despite the T-Bell)... that stuff is just garnish to the delicious snacc that I am. A whole meal, actually. Hearty & healthy.
Who I am is enough *and* I’m still excited about who I’m becoming. I finally understand balance and I’m genuinely happy. Why? Because I’ll take progress over perfection and peace over performance any day.
I can’t wait til you read my book because I think it’ll help you with the whole happiness thing, too. I’m writing it for all of us.
That’s all. Happy Monday. Love you. You feel me? 🌻👋🏽
Talent is off the wall! but as you know with talent, and today’s industry you have to have the right connections!
Here’s a track from my artist/brother @rellyranks
Follow him, fw his music
Bcz #2020 the bag bout to be in some real producers packet!
#producer business talk 📲 🕰
Self Portrait. Unfiltered, unretouched. It’s so hard some days to meet myself where I’m at, and not tell myself I should be further along, or be more like this or look less like that. I took this a few months ago in an attempt to see myself through a different lens. This year has been one of so many changes, my entire sense of self has broken apart and come back together. Different but more me than before. The journey continues 🖤
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