Showing posts from April 23, 2017

Skinny Shaming Is A Real Thing

Let's get real today, many people seem to think that skinny shaming is acceptable. Suggesting certain women really need to get a pizza or a burger and eat the whole thing it is an unacceptable joke. People only hear about fat shaming but skinny shaming is a real problem too.

Body shaming
NounThe action or practice of humiliating someone by making mocking or critical comments about their body shape or size.

Don't get me wrong, I have had positive comments like I can pull of anything because I am skinny, that I could be a model and I have had girls tell me that they would kill to have my body however I have been asked how sad it is not having a big ass, I have been told that the wind will blow me away and that men do not want bones, they want curves (especially from the African community). Bones, too skinny, toothpick are just a few of the names I've been called over the years. Instead of being greeted with a typical "Hey, how are you" you often hear "you are…


"The past is a ghost, the future a dream. All we have is NOW" Bill Cosby
Every one of us in this world wants to be happy, we all dream of a life where we have more freedom and where we are happy. The key to happiness is to appreciate what you have at this moment, because choosing to live in the past or the future will rob you enjoyment today, it will stress you out, make you think a lot and by doing that we sabotage our own happiness. The important moment is the present moment, and with this in mind you can start living your life in the present by:

- Forgiving past hurts: Forgive and move on; I know it's easy said than done but it will help you a lot. The harm was their fault but allowing it impact your present life is your fault. We need to live more in the moment.

- Stop worrying: I used to worry too much about what is going to happen next, it really stressed me, I wasn't social anymore, I was overthinking, I was unhappy and I even lost some weight which I am tryi…