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Becoming More Christ-Like: Walking By Faith

My first ever blog post on Victoria's Bubble was titled: 'By Grace Through Faith'. I openly declare that I have not been the ideal personification of what a 'Christian' is supposed to be; however I have always had a relationship with God. I have 'fallen' plenty of times: fell into sin, temptations, done things which… Continue reading Becoming More Christ-Like: Walking By Faith

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Third-Wave Feminism and Masculinity

As I sit in anger, my mind can't help but remind me of 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. Nevertheless, I have no problem being called a… Continue reading Third-Wave Feminism and Masculinity

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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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Beware of Destination Addiction!

I used to think that in order to attain happiness, I had to first of all achieve certain milestones: graduate, pass my driving test, buy my first (or second) car, move cities, be promoted..I was therefore left somewhat baffled when even after having accomplished all these goals, the euphoric high only lasted a short while.… Continue reading Beware of Destination Addiction!

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Why As Ladies, We Should Be Financially Independent

This topic has been sparked by an observation made throughout the weekend at a family get-together. It was observed that men feel entitled to things simply because they are men, deeming themselves to have more economic power than women. This speaks to a large societal problem which has deep ties in patriarchy, most especially amongst… Continue reading Why As Ladies, We Should Be Financially Independent

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21 Reflections Of A 21 Year Old

1. Things to do everyday: Thank God. Drink Water. Check up on loved ones. Cleanse your face. 2. Show more gratitude and appreciate the little things. 3. Pressing snooze is never ever a good idea. That extra 5-10 minutes (In my case 15-30 minutes *covers face*) of sleep is never really worth the repercussions of… Continue reading 21 Reflections Of A 21 Year Old

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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