Ni'Kesia Pannell

I spend my time eating tacos, comparing pizza shops and being the G.O.A.T of Slurpee mixing. If you asked me to describe my life, I'd have to say it's a mix between the main characters of 'As Told By Ginger' and 'The Secret World of Alex Mack.' That pretty much sums me up.

15 Honest, Encouraging Memes & Tweets About Depression

One of the toughest moments of my life was when I realized I was struggling with depression. I felt embarrassed about it, and it took me a long time to tell others what I was going through. There were days when I would stay in bed all day, and lie…
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9 Fireworks Videos For Kids Who Are To Scared To See Them IRL

Every time I think of the 4th of July, I think of fireworks. Although the bright displays are a favorite among adults, many parents have to be cautious about exposing their children to them. Since fireworks produce loud booms and big sparks, they…
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13 Funny AF 4th Of July Memes

When I was a kid, the 4th of July was the biggest holiday of the summer . It was a time where my family and I could just have fun together. From feasting on barbecue, to playing festive games, to watching the fireworks, it was the highlight of my…
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15 4th Of July 2017 Instagram Quotes

The 4th of July is one of summer's biggest holidays. Whether you're hanging out at the beach with friends or barbecuing in the backyard with family, the holiday brings some much-needed quality time and fun memories. Along with all the good vibes,…
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13 4th Of July 2017 Sales

Independence Day. Though most equate it with barbecues and fireworks, one thing that comes to mind for me are blowout sales. As with many holidays, 4th of July 2017 sales can offer some real steals on regularly high priced items. From appliances to…
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17 4th Of July 2017 Quotes

Many people would say that the 4th of July is the standout holiday of the summer. For me, it serves as the unofficial start to summer and reminds me that the next few months of my life are meant to be celebrated. Though trips to the beach and…
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Can You Shoot Fireworks After Midnight?

One of the most exciting things about 4th of July are the fireworks. Ever since I was a kid, I've loved to see the sky light up in bright colors and special designs. With the holiday right around the corner, I know I can expect a long night of loud…
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21 Little Signs A New Relationship Will Last

When I was first told that love and war were synonymous, I never quite understood why. But as time passed and I became tainted by heartbreak, I realized that love can actually be a battlefield if not done right. Since I don't think I ever properly…
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7 Surprising Hygiene Mistakes That Cause Acne

Acne: a word that makes many people freak. Though everyone's breakouts happen for different reasons, the one thing they all have in common is that they're annoying AF. Since I know firsthand how unpleasant breakouts can be, I try to keep a good…
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The Kind Of Husband Your SO Will Be, Based On His Zodiac Sign

I've always dreamt of what my husband would be like. Sometimes, I get butterflies when I think about the kind way he treats me and the subtle ways he shows his love to me. (I suppose that makes me a hopeless romantic, but I'm totally OK with having…
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9 Common Beginner Kickboxing Mistakes

Kickboxing is a sport that I've always been a little scared to try. I'm not quite sure if it's because the boxing bags seem intimidating or if I just have fear of getting injured, but I regularly pass on the activity when invited to participate with…
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7 Reasons To Reduce Screen Time By 1 Hour A Day NOW

As a writer and Netflix marathoner, I spend a lot of time in front of screens. Though I know it's not the best thing to do, its unfortunately become a societal norm and has a large number of side effects associated with it. From weight gain to…
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9 Things To Stop Doing So Your Relationship Will Last

Every time I've been in a relationship, I've always hoped that the person I was with would be "the one." Each time q relationship ended, I found myself trying to figure out why things turned out the way they did. Looking back at my most recent…
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11 Father's Day 2017 Sales

If you're struggling to find the perfect Father's Day gift without going broke, I feel your pain. Though finding a gift for my dad often brings about stress, looking at all of the Father's Day 2017 sales has me convinced that, for the first time, my…
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7 Genius Hacks To Prevent Boob Sweat

Summer is just around the corner and temperatures are guaranteed to rise. Although everyone will become a victim of uncontrollable sweat during the season, women are likely to experieince the icky, sticky moisture in less than desirable places —…
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11 Unexpected Signs Your Marriage Is Doomed

Before getting married, I don't think many people anticipate getting divorced. Of the few friends that I know who have been through a divorce, one of the initial claims that they make is that they "never saw it coming." Personally though, I think…
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9 Signs You Have High Functioning Anxiety

When I first realized I had anxiety four years ago, I didn't quite understand what that meant. I assumed the panic attacks and feelings of depression I'd experienced were just a normal part of life. I thought since I could go through my day-to-day…
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13 Father's Day 2017 Gifts From Amazon Prime

With Father's Day quickly approaching, I've found myself struggling with what to get my dad and brother-in-law. Since my busy schedule usually prevents me from being able to head to the mall and look around, it's more convenient for me to get my…
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15 2017 Father's Day Cards For Stepdads

Growing up without my birth dad was a little tough. Though we spoke occasionally, I never understood why he didn't want to be apart of my life. I saw him move on with a new family, and look incredibly happy while doing it. To be honest, it made me…
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13 Subscription Boxes To Give For Father's

Father's Day is right around the corner, and with it comes another bout of gifting struggle anxiety. I'm often clueless on what to get my dad for Father's Day, mainly because he literally has everything. Even when I think I've found a good gift for…
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