Podcast Interview – ‘Word of Mouth’ (hosted by Rio Merrix)

Click here to listen to episode In todays episode, I sit down with my friend, Nadine Plummer. Founder and creator of npnarrarives, a space where women can come and share in safe (virtual) setting to practice all things wellbeing, self worth and self acceptance. Using techniques such as journal prompts, affirmations and wellbeing courses (+ … Continue reading Podcast Interview – ‘Word of Mouth’ (hosted by Rio Merrix)

Pieces and Parts

I am part Black and pieces of an empowered woman. I am pieces of Robinson/Holder, and part Black love. I am part Caribbean and ancestral pieces of the Motherland. I am part British covered in pieces of -isms. I'm part lover and pieces of a fighter that lost the battle. I'm partial to cry and … Continue reading Pieces and Parts

Imposter Syndrome Is A Symptom Of My Blackness

I sit and I wonder, does my Blackness make me fade into the background of my identity? It defines me in so many ways that I often find myself feeling fractured. To be Black comes with so many stereotypes of inferiority that I spend my days foraging hidden histories in the back of history books, … Continue reading Imposter Syndrome Is A Symptom Of My Blackness

4cMe

From entanglements to detangled rhythms, I allow myself to be free in the comfort of this room. Permitting foreign objects to invade the four corners of my mind, as I let soapy lather cascade down the sides of my mahogany edges. I sink deeper into the realms of relaxation - releasing the microagressions that cling … Continue reading 4cMe

We are…

Don't misinterpret why PoC are "resistant". We are not "aggressive", we are fighting for the right to exist. We are not "uncivilised", we are being denied access to the centre in which out intellect can be recognised as meaningful. We are not "less than", we are beyond comprehension hence your acts of cultural appropriation. We … Continue reading We are…

In Honour of Transparency

Whilst exploring between all the layers of me I found hidden treasures and faded dreams that swirled around me in the hurricane of my mind. From the eye of the storm I saw all that I wished to be, but it moved so fast that to step out of the centre would be a move … Continue reading In Honour of Transparency

Returning Home to Self

December was almost like a period of hibernation. I stepped away from the chitter-chatter of social media and took some time away to exhale. I stopped plaguing myself with judgements that were founded by those who do not know me, the Nadine that is still on her journey of healing and personal development and instead … Continue reading Returning Home to Self