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I’m starting with the man in the mirror…” – Michael Jackson I am fortunate enough to have three parents. All three studied teaching and communication and became teachers. All of them have done their jobs well and improved many childrens’ lives well over the course of 10 years. All three of my parents have taken their…

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Happiness is fleeting. True joy comes from within – Pamela J. Wells It has been observed by many wise individuals, that the only way to find lasting happiness, “true joy,” is to search within ourselves. We can find all around us, and read in the news, the multitude of failed attempts to find happiness in money,…

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I came to the conclusion, after a long period of deliberation, that if I’m being honest then I’ve been lying the whole damn time. See, I’ve always been the girl that’s been called loud, intimidating, boisterous, to name a few. While I couldn’t deny most of the adjectives so frequently associated with my name, there…

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I’m not sure at what exact point it was, or when this became of particular importance to me but there is a moment that I wasn’t completely cognizant of where a subconscious decision was made that starting this year and going forward, I would choose me and I meant it. In that moment, I became…

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I’m finding it increasingly challenging to live an authentic existence within the age of social media. Is it actually possible to express yourself in a way that is authentically you; unpolluted by the pathological societal expectations, whilst engaging consistently in social media? Does it require for us to become social recluses of sorts? I’m constantly…

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I had once perceived Love as a distant acquaintance whom I thought of fondly and had wished to know intimately, but now I fear that Love could turn out to be no more than an unwanted guest that may overstay their welcome and proceed to ruin all my furniture.

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What does it mean to be a womxn? Firstly, as a Black Radical Feminist, I use the word “womxn” rather than “woman” to veer away from the societal construct that defines womxn as an appendage, extention or variant of man, the construct that makes man the constant point of reference. So back to my question….