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…
Category: Body Image
Day 4: The ‘Danger’ in Dieting
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
Day 3: Do I look Fat??
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??
Day 2: The Colour of Beauty
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
Inspiration of the Day!
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
Day1: Body Myths
So this is Day 1 of Revisiting #10DaysofBodyTalk. The Blues I thought the first day was going to be a disaster, seriously. My phone woke up that morning and decided to go dead and I panicked. I had spent the previous night creating a poster on Canva which I now couldn't share, there was a … Continue reading Day1: Body Myths