I grew up in one of the most racist towns in England, it was heaven and hell. Navigating my way from the bus stop to my family house after school was a challenging game of chess, avoiding the racist groups of white boys and finding ways not to get eggs or other objects thrown at me. I was always on high alert, I was always ready to fight.
My parents moved us from a small inner-city town in South East London to a very white, sleepy suburb in Kent, just outside, London but close enough to have access to our…
We all have freedom of choice and deciding who you want to date or marry is entirely up to the individual. However, ruling out the possibility of dating someone in your own community based on hatred is a despicable act of self-loathing and insecurity.
In high school, I had a friend, a beautiful dark skin, British born, Jamaican friend who would joke that she never wanted to date a black man and that black men are all “broke” and “ghetto.” Her constant belittling of black men would really irritate me. …
Why Black People Avoid Going Vegan
When you think of the word “vegan,” what comes to your mind?
A wild guess would probably be a mental picture of an upper-middle-class, white hipster sipping a soy-latte or maybe a wealthy, tanned, super skinny, yoga-obsessed white woman.
For many years, veganism has predominantly been described as a lifestyle for the privileged white folks. To prove this, let’s do a little Google search for “vegan,” “vegan person,” “vegetarian.” The results will show you why mainstream veganism is mostly white.
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Experiencing stress is not enjoyable, it is often associated with irritability and anxiety. However, instead of looking at stress as a negative thing, let me show you how to transform your stress into productivity.
Turning your stress into productivity is not about searching for ways to reduce or eliminate stress, it is about seeing things from another perspective.
Research undertaken by psychologists at Harvard business school highlights the importance of looking back to the days when you had experienced less success. At a time when you were performing at your optimum level. …
I recently published an article about my journey so far on Vocal Media. In the article, I explain how I feel about the platform and how I planned to continue writing on there to see how it goes. In this article, I want to discuss my earnings, I am shocked and disgusted to say the least.
I don’t like to complain much but considering the fact that I am making $1000 per month on Medium, to make pennies on another platform is disheartening. The money isn’t the main thing but when you sit for hours crafting content, you should expect…
Last year, I tested a three-day work week and it was the best thing for my mental health. At the moment, I am in the process of simplifying my life to reduce stress and improve my quality of life. I don’t want to work six days per week anymore. I am done.
As much as I love running my content writing company, writing and editing and creating content for clients and our own online publications; working non-stop is not healthy. The whole hustle culture lifestyle is just not for me anymore. …
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If you want to get more traffic to your blog, then you need to write better content. It doesn't matter if you're writing an article, recording a video, or even a podcast – if you want people to read, watch, listen, or download your content, you need to write it in a way that makes sense to them.
Writing content that gets shared is a skill that takes practice and dedication. If you want to learn how to write content that gets shared, then you need to follow these simple steps.
#1- Write about what interests…
Money is energy and often people complain about being “broke” and they fail to realise that complaining about the lack of money will prevent you from receiving the money you want.
Say this to yourself daily whenever you catch yourself moaning about money.
“I don’t chase, I attract. Money comes to me easily in expected and unxpected ways. Money flows like an endless stream. God/Universe have my back always.”
Call it what you want to call it, magic, manifestation, prayers, self-belief, whatever you want. The truth is, the more you complain, the more negative energy and negative bank balances you…
I suffered through a long-distance relationship, I don’t plan on going through that hell again, not if I can help it anyway. If you are in a long-distance relationship right now, I know it’s tough; that’s why I have compiled ten creative ways to spice a long-distance relationship.
No awkward Zoom Sex here, let’s get started!
Get messy, have some fun! There are many video art tutorials on YouTube, pick one and get busy. No peaking! Compete with each other to draw or paint the best artistic masterpiece ever.
We live in a wonderful world where we can search for…
As a business owner, you know that growing your company is a major pain point.
You want to provide for your family and make sure all of the employees are taken care of, but it's about making money at the end of the day. To grow a successful business in this competitive world, you need to have passion, drive, and everything in between.
The following secrets will help you with that:
If you're not willing to change or adjust when necessary, then you'll never succeed.
You may think that if something isn't working, just stick with what you've always done…