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 […]

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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 […]

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Life Is Better With Friends

As human beings, we were not born to be alone; we are social creatures. This is a statement coming from an avid introvert; I enjoy my company, in fact I love it lol. But then again, I often have to snap myself out of this mindset and evaluate the importance of sorrounding myself with friends.  […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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By Grace Through Faith…

In all honesty, my relationship with God hasn’t always been the strongest. In fact, I’d be lying if I was to say that I pray every single day, or that I attend church every Sunday. However, one thing that I have and have always had is ‘faith’. Faith keeps me going. Faith to me evokes […]

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