Until recently, I was of the belief that we can’t buy happiness but we sure as hell can pay to rid life of our issues. What changed?
Why must we be so modest? Best case scenario, it deprives us of a bit of a confidence boost when we brush off a compliment. But, in the worst case, it is an unadulterated lie to both ourselves & those around us.
The only thing still standing firm throughout 2020 with no sign of crumbling under the pressure of Covid is the list of New Year’s Resolutions that I didn’t make & therefore haven’t broken.
I use my white privilege to shield myself from hate, but what about those who don’t have that privilege to shield from the daily hate they face simply because they are black? And what can I do to change that? What can we all do to change that?
That fine line between being “at work” & being “at home” is becoming increasingly blurred but I have five tried & tested behaviours to keep work at work for that full on cosy wifestyle at home.
The festivities of the 75th VE Day turned out to be the surprise pick-me-up that we didn’t know we needed during lockdown until Britain came together with our trademark stiff upper lips & quintessential English street parties of togetherness.
Let go of the “have nots” that The Real Housewives & Co. are infamous for & focus on our own “haves” that we’re lucky to be locked down with right now to recreate our own wag luxury.
A lot of marginalised bodies fight hard to deter the notion we they are someone’s “before” photo, so why are we now volunteering ourselves as that very thing for entertainment?
While we’re housebound & avoiding the overwhelming negativity of social media, our saving grace that we should show our gratitude to is the arts; film, TV, YouTube, books, blogs, sports entertainment.
A health initiative that embraces both change and the happy fatty life sounds like the ultimate contradiction but I have genuinely found that this is a reality, & I’m proud to say I’m part of it.
Life always finds a way of getting between us & our friends but Cheeky Zebra cards are the key opportunity to remind them of our undying platonic love.
Imagine a Love Island of more than “beautiful people” living their best life in fully tanned & toned, accessible, cis gendered, heterosexual paradise in the diverse dream Casa Amour stay…