I'm grateful to say that at Amazi, we've been able to stay the course and pivot to stay afloat - and believe it or not, stay growing. Not without bumps in the road, unexpected challenges, and lessons learned, but we found opportunities for progress along the way.
Our challenge and opportunity as a small business is to think about how we will integrate antiracism and principles of equity into the fabric of our brand. This work should not be separate from our daily work as a business.
It's not always easy to actually notice how changes - drastic or subtle - affect us. With many of our outlets removed, it might be harder than normal to navigate emotions and create a sense of grounding amidst the anxiety.
That's where I've found journaling to be immensely helpful. It's a practice that I've developed over the past few years, and because I am SO grateful that I have it, I wanted to share accessible tips.