Have you ever noticed the amount of work that goes into making a decision? I mean truly making a decision. Sometimes I envision the act of making a decision as very similar to that of standing in a ring with a sumo Wrestler. In a situation like that everything comes down to you and the… Continue reading Decisions
Hi Bloggers- At the age of 27 Nice Nailantei Leng’ete has helped 15,000 girls escape from the grips of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). She was exposed to this practice at the age of 8, but she had managed to run away with her sister. Her relentless effort in helping these girls is truly impactful, and… Continue reading Thank You Nice Nailantei Leng’ete
Generally speaking, I am not a huge television watcher. Okay, if watching television correlates with having a life in your terms - then I guess I am lifeless. LOL. Wow, that sounds kind of weird, would you agree? Okay, I was passing the time. Now let's get to work, shall we? I am about to… Continue reading Wait, You Are Going Tell Me What Beauty Is?
Can you imagine being banned from driving? Yes, I am serious. Now let me add another level to this. Can you imagine being banned from driving because of your gender? Until recently, women in Saudi Arabia were not granted the "right" to drive because of their gender. I emphasize "right" because Saudi Arabia was the… Continue reading YES – Women Are Driving!
Have you ever been in a room where there was complete silence? Did that silence speak to you? Isn't it true that many times a lot is said even without a conversation taking place? Aneek Chaudhuri is aspiring to portray the issue fo rape through his recent film: White. The movie films the lives of… Continue reading Silence.
"I always thought that people told you that you're beautiful--that this was a title that was bestowed upon you...I think that it's time to take this power into our own hands and to say, "You know what? I'm beautiful. I just am. And that's my light. I'm just a beautiful woman." — Margaret Cho
Body image is a serious issue for many people. These two words simply define the view one has of their body, right? In most cases, the opposite is often true. What do I mean? Well, many people tend to associate ”body image” with the external world. They place too much importance on how others view… Continue reading Body Image: Why is it an Image?