Body positivity

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I recently thought a lot about: why is ‘body positivity’ a thing!? And not because I think it’s stupid but because I don’t understand why ‘we’ need to make it clear that it’s OK to be curvy, thick or ‘fat’. For me, it feels like I need to make it clear to people that it […]

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Investing in friendships with women

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On investing in friendships with women: I was raised by two altruistic parents who accepted everyone despite their background, religion and colour of their skin. Having a heart bigger than yourself can always be either misconstrued as a symbol of weakness, therefore, people who fall in this category often get taken advantage of. One of […]

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My Protective Hair Style

Hi, Y’all, I know it has been a while since my last post. It has been crazy busy. But I am back at it 🙂 So December last year, I made a trip to the USA where I visited Louisville Kentucky, Seattle and San Francisco. And while packing and making everything ready for the trip […]

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Interview With Solo Traveler Zhuorui Fu

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Introduce yourself! Who are you? and which country do you come from/ call home? My name is Zhu. I am a Chinese girl born and raised in Shenzhen, the technological and entrepreneurial superhub and mega metropole of the East until I was 17. Before that, I went on exchange to California, New York, and Finland. […]

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How to combat negative thoughts?

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In my last post, I wrote about the power of words. Mostly that negative yet powerful voice in my life that had lied to me. I received many wonderful reactions about the post which warmed my heart. I also received questions about how I manage to hush that voice. So I decided to write a […]

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The Power Of Words

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Hi, darlings! So recently, I’ve been reading up on the power of words. When one of my dear friends pointed out how hard I am on myself. And I wanted to change that part of myself. So I started to read and learn more about this topic. I realized that a powerful voice in my […]

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