Self-reflection Sundays – Doubt the self-doubt

It’s been a weird few months for me. The best way I can describe how I’ve been feeling is unsettled. Not only have I been reliving some of my most atrocious memories of racism, I’ve also had to deal with a number of underlying pains that I had unconsciously kept buried in order to protect…

Self-reflection Sundays – Avva bath!

It’s that time again! Today you take the time to work on you. I’ve spent the last two days running after children in tropical temperatures – not anatomically the nicest combination! Other than knowing I needed to get some extra sleep to recuperate, I knew that my body was craving a nice long bath. I’m…

Self-reflection Sundays – Meditation

I wanted to focus on the ancient tradition of meditation for this week’s self-reflection Sunday. Meditation can help you to alter your consciousness, find awareness and achieve peace. I first started meditating in 2006, around the time I gave up smoking and red meat. It was a time in my life when I was reflecting…

Self-reflection Sundays – The importance of self care

“Before we can fight for the freedom of others, we must first free ourselves”.Dionne Faustina Amoo At the start of this racial paradigm shift, I was so emotionally charged that I was convinced I was going to be part of the change. I was no longer going to rest on my laurels and attempted to…