Thriving

Hypergamy and Leveling Up in Everyday Life

What does hypergamy mean to you? Side Effects May Vary I notice that people have a rather varying views of hypergamy and leveling up. That is absolute...
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What are your New Year’s Resolutions?

Trigger Warning Before I begin, I will commence this blog with a trigger warning. This blog post is not suitable for all audiences. We will be discuss...
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Obesity – The No Go Zone

Written by Penelope Farthing In following with this being the season for New Year’s resolutions, this marks my final post about anything to do w...
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Weight-Related Deflection Responses

Written by Penelope Farthing Uh oh, guess who’s back with another weight related blog post…however, since January is the month of recommitting...
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Three Things We Can Leave Behind in 2019

It is 2020! I want to wish you a Happy New Year! May all of life’s blessings come to you and your family. May this be your best year yet! As I m...
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Four Word Mantras to Conquer 2020

Written by Penelope Farthing Happy new year, folks! 2020 is officially here, and that means it is prime time to set those resolutions. Whether it is t...
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#LeaveItIn2019 For Black Women

Here we are at the end of yet another year. If you’re reading this, you made it! I’ve noticed that for many people, 2019 was a monster they’d ra...
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Lessons I Learned in 2019

Written by Penelope Farthing With 2019 coming to a close, I have reached my first anniversary at Beyond Black and White. I have made a few friends, fl...
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Jodie and Joshua are married!

Written by Penelope Farthing Christelyn did a video on The Pink Pill YouTube channel, and now it’s my turn! It looks like the cat is out of the ...
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Miss Universe and Trickle Down Blackonomics

Written by Penelope Farthing Miss South Africa Zozibini Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe this week, and let me tell you that I am pleased as punch! She...
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It Girl is the New Black: Congratulations to Miss ...

Today is a day of celebration, ladies. Last night, we had a glorious occasion. Ms. Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa has won Miss Universe 2019. This top...
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Gabrielle Union Hit & Miss |A Pink Pill Autop...

You’ve probably heard that Gabrielle Union was recently fired from America’s Got Talent.  Amongst a few other reasons, she was more than ...
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What does it mean to compete?

Written by Penelope Farthing You are judged as soon as someone sees you. For being black, for being a woman, for having the audacity for being both si...
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Why is the bar so low?

Written by Penelope Farthing Stop me if you’ve seen it before.   Say you’re scrolling on Facebook and you come across a status shared by a fr...
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