Dear Black Men

Viewer Discretion is Advised. Dear BLACK MEN: Your kinks, coils and strength amuse me and I am proud to be your woman. I admire your perseverance even during adversity and your willingness to go against the stereotypical grain fed by society saying who YOU are. You are so powerful and the world is scared that […]

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I guess I’m not REAL Enough

Society preaches that we should do what makes us happy, do what makes us feel truly “ourselves” and in tune with who we are or want to potentially be.  My entire life I found myself being judgmental and narrow minded when it came to anything that was body image, enhancement or aesthetics related. I guess […]

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I don’t want to fall in love !

Love. According to Webster dictionary, Love is : a strong affection for another arising out of kinship or personal ties, attraction based on sexual desire : affection and tenderness felt by lovers, affection based on admiration, benevolence, or common interests. Hollywood paints love to be this warming feeling, this fairytale or mythical feeling that comes when […]

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Is She Better Than Me ?

I have been speaking with a-lot of females of lately and there seems to be a very common feeling amongst us. Inadequacy. Inadequacy:  a lack of competence, unsatisfactoriness by virtue of being inadequate. Almost as if there is a cloud of doubt hovering over, fuelled by social media, magazines and Linkedin. We may feel like […]

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No “FILTER”- Bawdy.

I grew up with the misconception that beauty is skin deep. Yes I said it right Misconception. I grew up thinking that certain “add-ons” were not necessary and that adding enhancements such as makeup and weave were just that.. enhancements. Enhancement: to raise to a higher degree; intensify; magnify: Though my mother wore makeup it was […]

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University RUINED MY LIFE

Yes. I will be the first to admit it. Post-Secondary  RUINED my life. I remember grade 11, university application seminars, College Fairs and student teacher conferences concerning post-secondary. I remember the bittersweet feeling that came from knowing that  I was FINALLY leaving the hell that was high-school.  Don’t get me wrong High-School wasn’t a bad […]

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