Top | H&M
Knitted Cardigan | Monki
Culottes Shorts | Vintageneration
Clogs | Swedish Hasbeens
Accessories | H&M, Monki
In many ways I can relate to her sayings. Not only in regards the heritage of slavery, but in the light of the blog also the confrontation with dominant Western beauty standards. It took me 10 years to accept my size, my thickness, my FAT ... This process of self acceptance is not an easy road, especially if you are bombarded with messages that state you are wrong every day. I find myself choosing each day, to highlight the positive and staying close to my inner self. I can't promise you that you'll never feel hurt or insecure or judged ever again. But I do know you can take charge of your circumstances. You can decide what you do with negative messages thrown at you.
And as closing, do as Oprah Winfrey
"Turn your wounds into wisdom".