I used to worry about what everyone thought. I cared whether the people around me thought I was cool enough or funny enough or pretty enough to hang out with them. I cried when my friends made other friends and I didn't matter anymore. I thought I was irrelevant. Then I grew up. I moved … Continue reading iRrelevant
At 25, Lisa had her own office. A whole room, just for her. It was shaped like an overly arched semi circle, with a file cabinet leaning against the arch, a computer desk in front of it. Her chair was white leather. The first time she sat in it, she felt like a million bucks. … Continue reading The Period Dilemma
These days, all young people want is to love themselves beyond societal pressures. I cannot count how many times I've heard a millennial say; "I'm empowered, I know what I want, I know who I am." etc. We're on social media wearing what we want, saying what we want, and loving who we want (including … Continue reading Self Love And Morality
I recently had a conversation with someone whom I respect very much. We were discussing the current immigration status in America. They were interested in my perspective as an immigrant. Before I proceed, I would just like to say this, in case anyone was wondering; I am a legal resident in the USA. While we were talking, … Continue reading Does giving money to charity make you a charitable person by default?
Dear non-African people guilty of this, Why is it that when you visit a country in Europe, Asia or the Americas, you're usually specific about where you go, yet when you travel to somewhere in the CONTINENT of Africa - which by the way has 54 countries, you refer to it as if it's one … Continue reading To Non-Africans; Response to coverboy James Charles’ Twitter ignorance