This was a very special one. My Two-Pennies Starting off with the Sia Written, Beyoncé performed hit song, 'Pretty Hurts': "Mama said, you're a pretty girl What's in your head it doesn't matter Brush your hair, fix your teeth What you wear is all that matters…" You might think "My mom never said that. She … Continue reading Day5: I Wish My Mom had Told Me…
As a follow-up to my post on the danger in dieting, I found this really good. Will definitely be coming back for more
You’ve probably seen posts like this while scrolling social media:
“I don’t care about your diet”. I’ve made posts like this before, but I always want to add an asterisk. I don’t care about society’s newest diet for weight loss or to live longer. I don’t care about the fads and the gimmicks. I don’t care about the diets a person goes on for a couple of days and then gets sick of and eats all the foods they weren’t allowed. I don’t care about the latest trendy food products which adhere to certain diets. I simply don’t care. Since these diets aren’t sustainable, I know it’s not going to last, and I’m way more interested in what cool projects people are working on, what books they’re reading, what interesting conversations they’re having… basically I’m interested in everything other than what they’re not allowing themselves to eat that day.
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I've never dieted a day in my life (Ok except for that time I was on meds for a few months). That said, it isn't my place to talk about it. I have entertained the thought that losing a few kilos could just be the thing, I've made several promises to myself to be more … Continue reading Day 4: The ‘Danger’ in Dieting
Feeling a Little lost? 😦 Start here: Revisiting #10DaysofBodyTalk This was soo my 'Day' lol and to say it was a hit is an understatement. I started by sharing some content I adopted from my favorite go-to source: The Mantra How we feel about ourselves is often related to the reflection in that mirror or … Continue reading Day 3: Do I look Fat??
What is the colour of beauty? Depends on where you are really. As a young black woman in West Africa there has been a quiet trend that has become amplified over the last few years: the 'Bleach' trend. When I was growing up, I knew of only a couple of women who changed their skin … Continue reading Day 2: The Colour of Beauty
I just loved this and found it really simple and helpful. Check it out via: Helping Girls Have a More Positive View of Their Body