Rethinking the “Whiteness” of Your Skin Tone!

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings It’s just the amount of ‘melanin’ (skin pigmentation) in your skin…Yet, it has come to denote an entire culture, mindset and way of life….Does it matter how black or brown you are? And ifContinue reading “Rethinking the “Whiteness” of Your Skin Tone!”

‘Colourism’ and It’s Impact on You!

Ever heard people of colour refer to each other as “light-skinned” or “dark-skinned?” Ever found yourself classifying and stereotyping people you come across based on skin tone? We have become quite used to white people’s ideas of white superiority and even those black people who prefer lighter skin. But we often let it slip pastContinue reading “‘Colourism’ and It’s Impact on You!”

What Nipsey Hussle’s “Victory lap” Taught us about Life, Money and Entrepreneurship!

Just as the title implies, the inspiration for this track is centered in Nipsey Hussle’s worldwide success as an artist and entrepreneur in spite of his ‘colored’ background. In other words, he takes his “victory lap”, as racers often do in the sport of ‘car racing’, with the winner taking an extra lap around theContinue reading “What Nipsey Hussle’s “Victory lap” Taught us about Life, Money and Entrepreneurship!”

What is Mental Health and Why is it So Important?

Ever heard of the term Mental Health and not been sure why it is used and all the things it entails? Well, simply explained, one could think of it as the physical and physiological health of the brain. It includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being and affects how we think, feel, and act.  InContinue reading “What is Mental Health and Why is it So Important?”

What the Coronavirus Taught Me about Myself!

And so it came! Up until now I had only seen it in the face of constant news updates, public safety measures and anxiety. However, 20 days ago I began to feel mild symptoms and 2 days into it I realized, the Coronavirus had hit home! Once I was sure of my symptoms, there wasn’tContinue reading “What the Coronavirus Taught Me about Myself!”