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“I’ve Had to be Okay with Being Invisible to Men” |Wednesday’s Word

I absolutely love this article!

Here’s what I know: I’m cute and I have a great figure. Whoever sees me, sees me. Those to whom I am invisible didn’t merit my time in the first place.–Carolyn Edgar

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I believe every woman who returns to natural hair via the big chop goes thorough what Carolyn went through. Although she went from mid-back length locs to a TWA, rather than from relaxed to natural hair, the shock of seeing one in a different way can be traumatizing and spur regrets if one does not do it for the right reasons…that reason (in my humble opinion) being because they want to! I think it makes you develop character, self acceptance and leads to self confidence.

Wednesday’s Word | Stay Inspired!

Have you found yourself in a life rut? Check out these 12 Tips on Staying Inspired!

Women are a special group of people! Most tend to take care of everyone around them, with the exception of themselves! Don’t forget to take the time out for you! I hope this these tips inspire you in one way or another to do just that!

Wednesday’s Word|Kinky Comes In All Races

Happy Hump Day To You!

When something worth sharing comes across my tweetdeck, I can’t help but to share it! This particular submission to a tumblr site, “How To Be Black” was particularly interesting to me because it was submitted by a white woman with “dirty-blonde fuzz” who wants kinky haired women to unite on the shared issue of hair bias.

Wednesday’s Word | Pretty. Period

Picture it, 2005; I’m walking the beautiful campus of Florida A & M University, on my way to work.  The sun is shining but there’s a slight breeze, and approaching me is a beautiful chocolate man.

Wednesday’s Word | 5 Ways to Eliminate Self Doubt

When it comes to physical and mainstream images of beauty, it’s easy for self doubt to creep into one’s mind. I think most of us go wrong by comparing our own unique and intrinsic beauty to that of others.

I can’t count the number of times I’ve doubted myself or a decision I’ve made.  I’ve had to learn to trust myself and the wisdom I’ve gained through experience, and then to forgive myself if things don’t go as planned.

4 years post-relaxer, one thing I’ve never doubted was my decision to return to my natural texture.

Wednesday’s Word | I Love Myself When

ZoraI love myself when I have done something to help to make someone else’s life easier!

Self-love isn’t arrogant; it’s recognition of your worth, validated by none other than you! Learning to love myself, recognize my flaws, and making a choice to work to improve those flaws has been difficult but personally rewarding!