Showing posts from January 14, 2018

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…

New Year's ̶R̶e̶s̶o̶l̶u̶t̶i̶o̶n̶s ̶ Intentions

We are still in January, technically I'm still allowed to say HAPPY NEW YEAR fam! I know I am a little late but I still made it though.  So many people have been requesting to write about the New Year Resolutions, and to be honest I didn't know what to say because I feel like it is always the same every year, but instead of resolutions we should have intentions. Yes starting New Year with a resolution has already a good intention behind it, but let’s look at what the two words mean:
Resolution rɛzəˈluːʃ(ə)n/ noun 1. a firm decision to do or not to do something. "she kept her resolution not to see Anne anymore"
Intention ɪnˈtɛnʃ(ə)n/ noun: intention; plural noun: intentions 1. ·a thing intended; an aim or plan. "she was full of good intentions"
·the action or fact of intending. "intention is just one of the factors that will be considered"-
The definitions of these two words made me think for a while, wouldn’t it be more effectual if you worked on small…