My journey of self-worth began with me, but it truly began with a person. Someone who acted as a catalyst, that accelerated a feeling that should have been evident in the first place. “You deserve so much more” “You are beautiful” “You are worth it” These are words that ring true but are not believed … Continue reading My Person.
“When you go to University you will find your people” This is what they tell you when the prospect of university is on the horizon. This is true for some but for others this process is much harder. I left secondary school with the expectation of finding people I would belong with. A group of … Continue reading Rebuilding Foundations
As a black child I was very fortunate to go to international schools in Africa. This is because I was sheltered from knowing that my skin was an important factor to some, rather than my value as a person. I was surrounded by people of different cultures, colours and nationalities that I found and still … Continue reading Speak on it.
As we grow, different people are introduced into our lives. They may come in different shades, personalities and are in various positions. The sad and most common thing that usually happens with people is that they come and go. People move, become less frequent, change or disappear altogether. As we grow, some change alongside us … Continue reading Hoarding Toxic Relationships
Society tells us we deserve less. That we ask for too much. Too much respect. Too much RESPECT? It tells me that I am too intimidating if I know what I want and don’t back down. Society tells me I should compete. I should compete against other women. I should look better, be better. Demean … Continue reading Our fight.
Instagram. The place where so many of us spend so much of our time. We use it to share our art, pictures, videos and so much more but.... Let’s face it, we all want to be validated and Instagram is the perfect forum to do so. So, what happens when people don’t like a post … Continue reading Its not what it seems.