So, Where Are You Originally From?!

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So, you’re black.. you’re African.. and you’re female.

It’s a triple discriminatory threat!

It is no secret that racial and gender inequality runs rampant in societies across our world and that racism is alive and thriving. Yes, you may be tired of hearing about racism but whether it’s brazen, systemic or casually slipped into conversation, it is alive and well. Continue reading

How Can I Protect My Mental Health During A Pandemic?

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I don’t know how you’re feeling today.

I won’t try to guess.

All I know is across the globe right now, we’re all wondering what in the world’s just happened.

Crisis impacts each of us differently; there is no “one size fits all” approach to dealing with change as drastic and intrusive as this. The past few weeks have seen us adjust the way we interact, socialise, get our basic needs, work and live!

We are dealing with uncertainty that has come into our lives quickly and uninvited, and a lot of people are feeling overwhelmed right now. Continue reading

A Few Things The Coronavirus Has Taught Me

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A few weeks ago, the coronavirus seemed like someone else’s problem. When the news first broke, I’ll be honest and say I dismissed it because it wasn’t something that directly affected me. It was a problem in far-away China so I didn’t lose sleep over it. Continue reading

Why Do We Treat ‘Single’ Like a Dirty Word?

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If you’re a single Christian of any age, you’ve probably encountered the dreaded question: “When are you getting married?” Several responses probably go through your mind before settling on the polite: “I haven’t met the right person yet.”

Singleness is often treated like a dirty word. Continue reading