With International Women’s Day (IWD) being celebrated mere days ago, it feels like yet another opportunity wasted to actually start practicing what we preach. Referring to the sledgehammer that has and is being taken to Meghan Markle’s reputation, Serena Williams quite effortlessly said: “We must recognise our obligation to decry malicious, unfounded gossip and tabloid journalism. The mental health consequences of systemic oppression and victimisation are devastating, isolating and all too often lethal.” Indeed, celebrating, admiring and thanking women with a token Facebook post on IWD does very little to stop a culture of women tearing women down due to our own insecurities.Read More
As mother’s day approaches, the media is flooded with messages of ‘thank mum for this’ and ‘thank mum for that’. But why are we thanking mums rather than just helping them? It’s not that I don’t think mums should be thanked (you absolutely must thank your mum for all she does – her work literally NEVER ends… just ask the laundry pile and kitchen sink). I just wonder why in the 21st century, we’re still letting her do all the stuff we thank her for.
The world has been waiting on tenterhooks for the US election result. And so another one goes down in the history books. And social media is in full swing with shock, opinions and… bullying. So in all of this, I’m wondering, who ARE you?
My 4 year old loves dresses. He loves dresses so much he has more of them than I do. He also loves to paint his nails, wear jewellery and rocks a very cool tiny hair braid with a pink bead on the end. His favourite colours are pink and red.
There are some memes getting around that frankly, I just can’t stand. And I know I shouldn’t get so worked up about a few words here and there, but my concern lies with people who are more vulnerable, people who will take note of them. People who don’t necessarily understand the world of natural health. I’ll explain with each in the list and you’ll start to see why. Well I hope so anyway 🙂