It’s black history month and this poem is more just a few of my thoughts at this present moment in time on being black and just how I feel I suppose, I hope you enjoy. Being black is such a beautiful thing... The essence of shea butter and coconut oil drip from the tip of your … Continue reading being black is such a beautiful thing.
I found myself doing that thing again.... you know, that thing where it starts out as just seeing pretty girls on Instagram and thinking "she's really pretty" and within a matter of seconds turns into a comparison game towards yourself, "If only I had..." "damn I wish I looked like.." "If only my hips were like … Continue reading comparison eats, confidence starved
It's been a good few months since I last wrote about my experience of suffering with my depression and anxiety on here. I guess you could say this is a follow up from then..an update shall we say? These last few months have been a battle and a half, throughout the tears, prayers and all … Continue reading …tired of being tired?
My tribute poem to those who have been affected by the Grenfell Tower fire in West London. x
You can't fault me for having a 9-5 in order to balance out my life and my chosen career path. It's ok to have a 9-5, if thats what you have to do to get to where you need and want to be, do it! Whether it's McDonalds, Sainsbury's, Footlocker, JD, Carphone Warehouse, Marketing etc... … Continue reading these 9-5 thoughts
Oh my goodness, Rae you really look like you don't eat nothing. I wish I was like you, I'd eat loads and probably still look stunning... I am not skinny I prefer the word slim or petite you're acting like I don't even eat.. I do. You're tickling my insecurities, watching them rise to the … Continue reading the weight your words hold
I'm in limbo right now, I think it's that feeling empty and feeling everything all at once - There seems to be no in between. Having to start from the beginning and work my way back up has been hard - but it made me realise that realistically, it's actually never too late to start … Continue reading new chapter: the rebrand
I wasn't sure I was going to write this blog, but I felt it was only right and I know deep down, someone reading this could relate to it heavily. I want to say something before I begin: CANCER MAY TAKE THE PERSON, BUT IT CAN NEVER TAKE THE MEMORIES! Cancer, please stop taking my … Continue reading dear cancer: the battle we didn’t choose
I watched the video of the #HurtBae and genuinely felt triggered watching it. Not only because at one point I could relate too it, but mainly because many women are currently going through that exact situation. I read a quote the other day that said - "Sometimes you need to feel that you're not valued, in … Continue reading between the lines – #hurtbae
These three words "how are you?" can go a long way. Depression, Anxiety, Paranoia these are all topics that make many feel uncomfortable so they push it to the side as if it doesn't exist. I've been quiet about this topic and my experience with suffering with anxiety and depression up until now, after months … Continue reading the breathing room: my mental health