Why I stopped being so hard on myself

Why I stopped being so hard on myself

Hey guys! What’s new? How’s your week been?

So, I wanted to talk about how we can be really hard on ourselves, causing the very effects we are working to avoid. We end up experiencing more stress, worry and self-loathing, over failing to meet our goals. But in a world where doing more all the time is the norm, how can we treat ourselves with the upmost kindness and understanding…?

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Why we need to protect spaces for young black brits at all costs

Why we need to protect spaces for young black brits at all costs

It’s nearing the end of the year and looking back it seems that we young black brits have finally paved a way for to us showcase our talent, success and most importantly a space to truly be ourselves.

Away from the oppression and micro-aggressions that follows us daily, into a place to reconnect with each other and be authentic.

Screen Shot 2017-12-10 at 17.42.45Especially, important spaces like the UK’s first ever Black Girl Festival created by two friends and Londoners, Paula Akpan and Nicole Krystal. It was launched this year to celebrate black British women past, present & future with arts, workshops, panels, a marketplace for all ages. The festival was a huge hit and completely sold out, showing the high demand for black brits to come together as a community and support each other in new un-charted waters.

Or how about Black in The Day, a submission based archive, launched in 2016…

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Why you should stay away from convenient love

Why you should stay away from convenient love

So I was thinking about how sometimes we love people so much, but they only reciprocate the love as long as it’s convenient. I’m here to remind you that this kind of love is never worth it and how you can spot it… Continue reading “Why you should stay away from convenient love”

Am I sensitive or are my friends just rude?

Am I sensitive or are my friends just rude?

Hey guys! How you doing? What’s new?

So as you can guess from the title this is a bit of a random -thoughts post, but interesting to discuss nonetheless! I’m a super sensitive soul and often wonder if I’m just easily distressed or if my friends are rude…

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Why I Love Going To Events Alone

Why I Love Going To Events Alone

Hey Guys, What’s new, How you doing?

So, I’m going to tell you about how I finally went to an event alone and genuinely enjoyed myself.

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