My annual bday blog!! Here’s to the highs and lows, the good, the bad and everything in between that made my 23rd year what it was.
I’m sure I’m not the only one who imagined my boo would stand outside my window with a radio playing my favourite songs, write me love letters and we’d ride away in the sunset somewhere happily ever after. And can you blame me? We’ve bought a fantasy sold to us through most love songs, romance novels and romcoms. Whilst the romantic in me will never die, I’ve learnt that there is a big difference between having high standards and unreasonable expectations.
Are black women subconsciously taught to disappreciate our natural aesthetic? A look at the natural hair movement and Western beauty standards.
It’s my birthday month guys! May 12th marks my birthday and this is usually a time when I reflect on the year that’s passed and set some goals for the upcoming year. My 22nd year […]
For many of y’all it’s been the first week back. On Tuesday #BackToWork was trending on Twitter, and after a week of lie-ins, food overload and binging on Netflix I’m sure the struggle was […]
Can we be ‘somebody’s’ whilst being ‘somebodies?’. Is it overly ambitious to aspire to want to be successful in our careers, whilst being good partners, wives or great mums? (when the time comes). I’ve come across several people who believe that as a woman, you have to choose: you can either be a good partner or a successful career woman, but you can’t be both…
Broadcasting your meals, workouts, purchases and milestones has become the norm. The resulting likes, comments, shares and other ratings all accumulate, and for some, especially women under pressure to conform to beauty ideals, what starts as a way of sharing experiences with others can turn into obsession about approval that can take a toll on mental health and self-image…