Phenomenal Woman

The 'Celebrating Women Through Poetry' countdown continues! Phenomenal Woman by Maya Angelou is one of my absolute favorites. It is filled with so much character and verve, just like the lady herself. Enjoy! Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size But when I start … Continue reading Phenomenal Woman

My Extancy

Self-identity leads to self-acceptance. When you know self, the next important thing is to accept self. When we're self-accepting, we're able to embrace all facets of ourselves--not just the positive, more "esteem-able" parts. We can recognize our weaknesses, limitations, and foibles, but this awareness in no way interferes with our ability to fully accept ourselves.

Building Self Confidence

We have talked so much about self acceptance, setting personal standards, challenging stereotypes and many other cool stuff. Most of us found several new and challenging ideas that we need to work on. So we've all learnt a lot. But here's the thing: it's ok to say all these things. We have all the building … Continue reading Building Self Confidence

Day6: Media Distortions

Thanks for sticking with me this far. It’s the 21st century and the world has become connected like never before. News, Information and Images move from one end of the globe to another at the speed of light. Everyone is on their phones, their eyes glued to their TV screens on a daily basis. We … Continue reading Day6: Media Distortions