Browsing Category Empowerment

‘Challenging Perceptions’


Sunday, December 3, 2017

We continue to live in a time when how we look, and the colour and shade of our skin, claims so many women’s lives and brings them into some - kind of- bondage, from the ravages of self-hate, in the form of skin lightening to the low and high extremes of altering our body shape ...

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HIDDEN


Tuesday, September 26, 2017

  When the long waited, ‘Hidden Figures’ movie hit the Odeon’s all over London. We went in our droves to see this prominent narrative that had escaped most people and known, only to those who wanted to keep it very hidden indeed. Conversely, the magnitude of what these 3 women did is not just representation of ...

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Dear 18-Year-Old Me


Friday, September 8, 2017

  You will be fine, just wait and see. Your A Levels are important. I know that. Your achievements will satisfy you, and you deserve to satisfy yourself. I accept that. But don’t beat yourself up over the ‘D’ you receive, it is not the end of the world. Your grades do not measure your intelligence, exams ...

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The Life List


Wednesday, August 2, 2017

I didn’t understand the value of having a ‘bucket list’ or a ‘life list’ until this very moment. I’m on board a yacht sat between my life’s loves whilst my feet dangle over the Pacific Ocean. The sun beaming on my skin which 5 days into our summer vacation, is heavily tanned. I never appreciated ...

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Distinctly Different


Friday, July 14, 2017

    There was no mistake when you breathed you’re first breath and you staked your claim in the world.  It’s amazing…the infinite facets of womankind. You come with a patent, a list of intricate spiritual, emotional and creative tools. The assured guarantee, stamped on your heart by the creator of the universe. The bible even talks about ...

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‘Switching Lanes’


Thursday, June 15, 2017

  I just want us to take a moment to reflect on this common statement. ' Stay in your lane'. I'm sure at some point in time, you've have either said it to someone or embraced  it, when considering your own position in life. However, I want us to reconsider it, for a moment, so that we can fully ...

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