We all remember the Episode of Parks & Recreation where Donna, Tom and Ben spent the day treating themselves, right? No? Just me? Anywho, the objective was that you don’t need a lover to treat you. Don’t wait on others to splurge on your behalf. Do it for yourself! With enthusiasm and no hesitation. You […]
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There is a “stand still” moment, you have put in all the work and all your effort into a purpose. The wave of anticipation rolls over you, you have placed importance into every detail and poured your experience into every space that needed to be filled. “How will my work be received?”, that question has […]
You cannot make yourself responsible for the insecurities of others… via @ShashaSelflove 11/20/18 – Be Less — @ShashaSelflove
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Kushite Prince had a beautiful post on natural Black beauty and loving your natural self. Thank you, KP! (Please check out his video on beauty & self- acceptance and his wonderful youtube channel!) It reminded me that I’ve been back natural for 10 years! I can remember telling my bald, male hairstylist that it’d […]
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I love this perfect acronym! I am all for personal style expression, but I’m even more for helping a brother or sister realize their ultimate, natural beauty. And the magic within our manes! Check out and subscribe! C.O.M.B: Your Hair — MINDSIGHTCOLLECTIVE I am going to break down the science bit using the acronym C.O.M.B: Coils, […]
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“The function, the very serious function of racism, is distraction” – Toni Morrison They tell us we are apes, so we spend our time hating apes and fighting to be recognised as human. They tell us we are not human, so we use our energy telling them that we matter, re batho: Motho ke motho […]
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Why is it always about race?? she asks with feigned innocence. Again. My eye twitches. I give a half smirk, half scowl and search the ceiling for answers and strength. God? Forgive me as I wet my full lips to prepare to drop this informational bomb: Have you heard A Seat at the Table? The […]
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