I was listening to some of the latest songs when time stopped. I was no longer as strong and fearless...I was transported back to a time when I didn’t believe I was enough. This post is for every brown girl who has ever been haunted by demeaning lyrics.
A huge part of my Self-Love Journey has been intentionally setting time aside to give myself exactly what I need. It doesn't necessarily make life easier but it ensures that I'm better equipped to handle and endure the hard times.
If I Could Fly: Steps to Self-Realization
Happy Self-Love Sunday everyone! Don’t forget to be grateful for those in your life. Be present and love deeply. I was blessed to spend the weekend with my wonderful family and it made me think about all I’ve learned from them.
Last Sunday I went to a poetry show featuring four amazing poets.The experience was completely amazing and I am forever grateful for it. This Free-Thinking Friday I am sharing my experience as well as an open letter to all the poets who came before me.
This Self-Love Sunday I am grateful for the opportunity to check a box off on my vision board. I have a degree! Now, I have to figure out who I am in this new season. I have to learn and re-learn myself. I'm excited for this season even though I've witnessed how mentally taxing it can be and already has been.
A poem by Courtney Peppernell inspired me to rewrite a poem I wrote about love in 2014. It's beautiful to witness my own personal growth and redefining of the word "love". Spoiler Alert: If you are withering, my dear, it is not love.