art, Compilations, Education, God, Health, Personal Stories, Writings

We Were Created to Express Ourselves

Today in our society, there is a stigma associated with expressing one’s thoughts and opinions, especially if you are a part of the Black & Latino community. I was inspired by a conversation with a friend of mine that explained to me the Kaepernick situation that took place. A simple bodily gesture done during a… Continue reading We Were Created to Express Ourselves

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Politics, Reflections, Society Soundoff, Writings

#TakeAKnee

My personal schedule has been hellacious recently managing classes, personal health, and writing. I have about six posts that I've started and not finished that are things I just desire to express myself on. So, I pledge to continue to post as often as I can. The most relevant today is the protest, my good… Continue reading #TakeAKnee

art, Blogging, Family, Friendship, God, Inspiration, Interesting Reads, Writings

Hurricane Irma: Dancing with the Storm continued…

Packing my suitcases was the most extremely stressful part of this experience. Time was escaping me and I grew frantic trying to think of everything I had to do. My blue suitcase contained my valuables: Passport, Social Security Card, My mother’s gold necklace, pictures of me as a child and of my family, and my… Continue reading Hurricane Irma: Dancing with the Storm continued…

Music, Reflections, Writings

H.E.R. Vol 2 & H.I.M. Vol 2

The music business is a fickle industry. The way to attack marketing and creation of music is a very fluid in approach and can easily fail horribly. After my last review of H.I.M. and H.E.R., I enjoyed both projects but was unsure of the places H.E.R. and H.I.M. would fill. Less than six months later, I… Continue reading H.E.R. Vol 2 & H.I.M. Vol 2

Health, Inspiration, Personal Stories, Writings

A Continuation of my Mental Health Story

I've written multiple times about my struggles with Mental Health. I've talked about Depression multiple times over, Anxiety, ADHD, Medication, and Social Media Addiction. I'm going into another phase of the process. Getting essential help. A few months ago I completely broke down. Mentally I couldn't take it anymore and collapsed under the pressure. I couldn't finishing… Continue reading A Continuation of my Mental Health Story

art, Family, God, Health, Life, Personal Stories, Travel, Writings

Hurricane Irma: Dancing with the Storm

  This blog post is an honest, raw, and inside view of my ongoing experience as a Hurricane survivor. I am still processing my experience as I am without power, running water, and food so please bear with me as I share with you my experience…   09/05/2017 – I walked into work on Tuesday… Continue reading Hurricane Irma: Dancing with the Storm

Blogging, Misc. Magnificence, Personal Thoughts, Reflections, Writings

Kenneka, Domestic Abuse, and Forgotten Black Women

I'm just writing this because it has been sitting on my heart. I've been reading over the past few days about Kenneka Jenkins and her death (Link at the Bottom). The saddest part about this story is that it is not surprising or new the details to culminated in her death. To avoid posting graphic… Continue reading Kenneka, Domestic Abuse, and Forgotten Black Women

Blogging, Introductions, Writings

Introduction to Lumi.Essence

Hola! My name is Christina and I am an Art & Dance/Movement Therapist from Chicago, but relocated to South Florida. I am super excited and honored to be a featured writer on Everything’s Magnificent blog page! My full name is Christina E. Fontenelle and I attained a Master of Arts in Art Therapy from the… Continue reading Introduction to Lumi.Essence

Blogging, Updates, Writings

Change is for the Better (Brief Update)

I haven't posted consistently in a couple months as my life has more seismic changes. I entering my final year of graduate school with MUCH to do and so many new opportunities arising. I'm scared, excited, and so tired at the moment. I must push on! The most important update is the blog. I am… Continue reading Change is for the Better (Brief Update)