I thought I might write a post halfway between a regular blog post by me and creative writing. I’m not really sure what this kind of piece is called or even why I wrote it, but I hope you can get something out of it. Maybe it’s something that has been bothering you for some… Read More Don’t Make Decisions At Night
In light of Donald Trump’s recent change to the White House dress code, which now states that female employees must “dress like women”, I thought it would be interesting to think about what a real woman is. Do real women wear skirts and dresses? Do they love the color pink and high heels? Are real… Read More What IS a Real Woman?
With the current state of the world, I find it impossible not to write this. I know that my blog is usually about happy, lighter topics and I’m not saying there’s anything wrong with that (obviously), but I think it’s important because, as Desmond Tutu once said: “If you are neutral in situations of injustice,… Read More On Hate, Love and Empathy
Lately, I’ve been seeing a lot of people poking fun at the fragility of millennials. According to Merriam-Webster, a person born in the 1980s or 1990s belong to the millennial generation. Google defines a millennial as a person who “reached young adulthood around the year 2000.” Most of us roll our eyes at this term,… Read More It’s Not “Millennial Fragility”, It’s Standing Up for Ourselves
Feminism. Just saying that word can cause heated debates, and that’s why I wanted to take a moment to address what it really means. Let’s start with what it’s NOT: Feminism is NOT about hating men. Feminism is NOT the opposite of misogyny. Being a feminist is NOT something you should be embarrassed of. Feminists… Read More The Truth About Feminism
The moment I found I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban at a charity shop in Stratford-upon-Avon for less than 2 pounds, I knew I had to get it. I had been wanting to read it for a long time, but never got around to purchasing… Read More I Stand With Malala
How many times have I heard women proudly boast how they are “not like other girls”? Well, enough times to write this post. It’s quite infuriating how being like other women is such an awful thing to some when we are surrounded by powerful, successful and overall amazing women. It’s awesome to love yourself and… Read More If You’re “Not Like Other Girls”, Read This