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New Year, New Who? 

"Hey sis, how do I become like these women?" I swift my gaze from my phone to hers, and analyse the pictures being displayed: Successful women. My mind in a spiral, I wonder if I should give her a clichĂŠ response. You know... one of those typical quotes you see floating around the internet that we all love? "Comparison is the thief of joy" etc?

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Body Image Struggles: Weight Gain

Have you ever looked in the mirror and wanted to change something about your appearance? For me that has always been my weight. The heaviest I've been on the scale has been 8 stones (50kg) and this didn’t even last two weeks before the weight dropped back down again. It’s a struggle. From secondary school… Continue reading Body Image Struggles: Weight Gain

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Myth: Why Do Women Tear Each Other Down?

As much as I'm all for women empowerment, I can't help but feel that often times we are our own biggest enemy. Although I may be biased, I strongly believe that it's a prevailing issue. A very good friend of mine worded it perfectly when I asked for her opinion on the topic: "I feel… Continue reading Myth: Why Do Women Tear Each Other Down?

Beauty · Feminism · Inspiration · Lifestyle · Motivation

Conforming To The 21st Century Standards of Beauty

I've been a victim of whitewashed black beauty. Black women throughout modern history have been portrayed as unattractive.The 21st century's current beauty ideals, are a reflection of European beauty standards; emphasised through the widespread projection of Eurocentric facial features: fair skin,thin nose and long silky hair.Generally, these homogenous standards of beauty exclude many black women, potentially… Continue reading Conforming To The 21st Century Standards of Beauty