Unfortunately, in terms of 'black stereotypes', black people often are the ones glorifying their own degradation in the process. According to author Burrell, racism isn't the primary issue; but how we respond to media distortions and programmed self-hatred. The Black Inferiority campaign perpetuated by the media is the "greatest propaganda campaign of all time".
Growing up, I suffered from crippling low self-esteem. It dictated and controlled every aspect of my life, from how I thought about myself to the way I thought about and reacted to everyday situations. My thought processing was severely warped and irrational. Low-self esteem can lead to self-destructive decisions such as...
Once the cracks could no longer tolerate the embarrassing naivety at which I was handling my daily life affairs, it finally gave way and erupted into a volcanic explosion; giving way to what came to be the year 2018.
Because high sensitivity is widely misunderstood, the behavior of Highly Sensitive People can frustrate others. Being highly sensitive doesn’t make a person weak, but it does mean HSPs have to manage themselves and their relationships, work, and lives differently than most people in order to thrive.
This subtle shift in the focus of the pattern of the couple's arguments usually occurs early in the relationship.
Because this pattern is so subtle and hard to initially identify, our culture has been slow to identify it as abuse.
Confidence, I guess is subjective.
Some people perfectly personify it: *cough* narcissists *cough*
Others believe one can 'look' confident and therefore place more attention on their outward appearance; whereas others place more value on the 'act' of confidence.
Whatever the correct answer may be, true confidence goes a long way in....
As I sit in anger, my mind can't help but reminisce on that one time, where I was accused of being a 'third wave feminist'. I use the word accuse, because this male, threw the word at me as though I should be ashamed of it.
Stop giving so much of yourself, your thoughts and your emotions to those who are not reciprocating your good intentions. If they cared, they would never take you for granted. Now go out there, and start not giving a fxck to those who don’t deserve your fxcks. THE END. Yours Truly, 🌹 V.O.L
"Hey sis, how do I become like these women?"
I swift my gaze from my phone to hers, and analyse the pictures being displayed:
My mind in a spiral, I wonder if I should give her a cliché 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?
When I began blogging I was advised to be very consistent when writing content. I agreed to this, and dedicated myself to writing a blog post once or twice a week. Clearly, this hasn't quite gone to plan.