The Passage Of Time

October 12, 2020 – Thought Catalog  Time filters through our fingers. It’s in no state to be held, it can only be watched. It can never be stopped, understood, or manipulated. It’s royalty, reigning supreme, the only consistency. But sometimes it doesn’t feel genuine. How the spring sun shines in early May, the infant leaves rustlingContinue reading “The Passage Of Time”

The Beauty In The Mundane

25 August 2020 – Thought Catalog  There are flashes of beauty everywhere we look, captured sometimes by your eyes only. Beauty is never tethered. It is often fleeting, always vanishing and reappearing whenever someone catches a second to admire it. To stop and smell roses. Everything has a sense of allurement—after all, it is onlyContinue reading “The Beauty In The Mundane”

Surrender To The Flow Of Life

August 4, 2020 – Thought Catalog Life led us on. We were supposed to have fairy tale trimmings with a side order of happily ever after delivered to us before the age of 30. With growth meant true freedom, unbound intelligence, stunning features that mature with age. We were supposed to be suave, sophisticated, and cool.Continue reading “Surrender To The Flow Of Life”

Your Self-Worth Isn’t Attached To How Others Perceive The Color Of Your Skin

July 10, 2020 – Thought Catalog Recently, there has been a buzz in the air, like the humming of electricity but with more oomph. There have been protests, arrests, signs in the sky, and a change in perception. Laws and legislations have been passed. But with no justice comes no peace, as there is soContinue reading “Your Self-Worth Isn’t Attached To How Others Perceive The Color Of Your Skin”

A Clash Of Cultures

June 24, 2020 – Thought Catalog Culture is a culmination of customs, social behaviors, and traditions. It creates a lifestyle that seems comforting, providing us with guidance. When asked about culture, I am often met with the response, “It’s tradition.” Sometimes culture and religion get mixed up and seem to have a relationship with skinContinue reading “A Clash Of Cultures”

Here’s Why We Need To Amplify WOC Representation

17th June 2020 – Thought Catalog To understand ourselves, we need to understand history. We need to understand the essence of who we are, where we have come from, and how we have been shaped by the people before us. When we discuss the greatest achievements in history, how many women come to mind? HowContinue reading “Here’s Why We Need To Amplify WOC Representation”

This Is Why Representation Is So Important

May 4, 2020 – Thought Catalog There is a quote by Whoopi Goldberg underlying the importance of representation. After seeing Nichelle Nichols play Lieutenant Uhura in Star Trek, Goldberg said, “When I was nine years old, Star Trek came on, I looked at it and I went screaming through the house, ‘Come here, mum, everybody come quick,Continue reading “This Is Why Representation Is So Important”