There comes a time in your adulthood when you meet your parents as if for the first time again. It’s like a shock, a jolt into a different dimension when … Continue Reading On Loving Our Parents. Day 29 of #31DaysofSelfCompassion
“You’re surprisingly eloquent” “You’re beautiful for a dark skinned girl” “You don’t look like an African. That’s good”. “I don’t usually date fat girls, but I’ve always wanted to try … Continue Reading Do Not Go Where You Are Not Wanted: Day 26 of #31DaysofSelfCompassion
Detox teas, waist trainers, training for marathons, going to parties I don’t enjoy, entertaining people out of politeness, adopting a certain style, these are the many things I’ve done and … Continue Reading What Does Self-Love Look Like to You? Day 25 of #31DaysofSelfCompassion
“If you don’t love yourself, nobody else is going to love you”. I bought into this idea right from the moment I began my self-compassion journey, because right around that … Continue Reading Home is By You: Day 24 of #31DaysofSelfCompassion.
“People are so sensitive these days”. “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”. These are the things I most often hear during conversations about anti-bullying, or political correctedness. Why are … Continue Reading The Health Cost of Social Injustice: Day 23 of #31DaysofSelfCompassion
I have an ex, whom during our relationship I resented. Or I guess a better words for it is envied. I envied him a lot. The ease with which he … Continue Reading Philophobia, or The Art of Running From Love: Day 22 #31DaysofSelfCompassion