You fill me. Excitement overwhelming my body with every synchronized breath. You hold me. I am bound captive to your rhythmic overflow as I escape within you. You overwhelm me. With every turn, I gasp in awe of your unique willingness to avoid conformity. You feel me. Accepting all that I am. Giving me the … Continue reading You + Me
How can we continue to allow hate to manifest within our own race?
"After giving birth to my daughter, I gained weight, and entered the 200 lb. club. In my mind, I expected that I would get my body back immediately. Of course it takes time to lose weight and so the process didn’t go as expected. As a result, there are times when I hate what I see in the mirror. At some point I realized that I was body shaming myself." (blog contribution to Rock Your Reality, Pinkspen)
This is the 3rd type of award that I have received in my blogging career!!! I am so thankful to Scottish Muslimah who nominated me for The Blog-aholic Award; for her for her recognition of my purpose in creating my blog, for her kind words, advice, and continuous support. Please check out her blog where … Continue reading The Blog-aholic Award
We all have imperfections, but you have to find the beauty in your flaws because they are what make you uniquely beautiful!
The standard of beauty, has become a negative epidemic that targets young women to see themselves as less than, inferior, or ugly if they do not look a certain way. Low self-esteem; a lack of self-love, self-respect, value, and overall inequality for us in society, are the result of this epidemic, any many have led to detrimental outcomes in order to escape this reality, including suicide.