Affirmations are words, phrases or statements that can be repeated in order to affect our subconscious mind. When we repeat things often enough, they become part of our identity and have the power to transform our mentality- thus making it essential that we only project positivity. Affirmations are here to motivate us. To keep us in a healthy mental space,
“The world isn’t lacking strong women of colour who are successful and inspirational, they just aren’t being given the same spotlight that their caucasian female or male counterparts are”. In honour of Women’s History Month, today i’ll be sharing with you five women of colour who have inspired me to do, and be better.
The argument of Oppression vs. Empowerment has been around now more so than ever, as many have opposed the modern form of women’s liberation in which women simply don’t give an f about what others think, and do as they please. This week, the debate sprung up again when Rapper Cardi B released her latest music video to her song
Travelling is a part of life that many people dream of experiencing one day. However, it’s continuously depicted as either something unattainable for anyone in their youth, that requires bucket-loads of money, or something you can only do once you’ve retired and don’t have much else on your to-do list.
Many people do not realise that the term ‘feminism’ is broad- beneath the fighting for equal pay and paid maternity leave, there’s a much darker corner to female oppression that isn’t as frequently addressed. The reason why? It’s because these issues effect the minority groups of women. The women of colour, the women from lower incomes, the women with disabilities and the LGBTQ+ women who aren’t often given the platform to discuss their oppression.
It’s sad to say that many people, including women, don’t believe in feminism or call themselves feminists. However, if you were to explain to these people the principles and ideas behind the movement, many amongst this group would agree that they too hold the same beliefs- they just don’t want to be included under the title. More and more reasons,