Creativity, Writing and Self-Publishing

https://videopress.com/v/q9177w68?preloadContent=metadata This episode of Outspoken October explores the world's of being a creativity whilst mothering, writing as a way of expression and connection as well as the glories and pitfalls of self-publishing with the self-love advocate Charm. This candid conversation speaks on having a dream of fulfilling it whilst being a mother and wife and … Continue reading Creativity, Writing and Self-Publishing

Black British Writing Pt2

https://videopress.com/v/nErUjsYD?preloadContent=metadata Following up from part 1 Rineya Umran Ka and I continue the wonderful conversation about being a Black British writer. In this episode we discuss aspects of trauma and how writing acts as a bridge between people, demographic and/or experiences. Parallel to this we speak on how Black literature often centres around traumatic experiences … Continue reading Black British Writing Pt2

Connecting With Self

https://videopress.com/v/ZxH0nXgK?preloadContent=metadata Learning to connect with Self can seem like an uphill battle at times, but it does not have to be this way. Join Kloveism and I as we explore the what "the work" looks and feels like, our personal journeys of self-acceptance, self-love and much much more. From meditating to mastery oracle cards, Klove … Continue reading Connecting With Self

Black British Writing Pt1

In this amazing episode titled Black British Writing, Rineya Umran Ka and myself delve into how our writing journey has shaped us, helped us heal old wounds and investigate the world around us. For both of us writing has been our saving grace, not only has it reminded us of our strengths it has also … Continue reading Black British Writing Pt1

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

Finding Joy and Selfhood Through Journaling (feat. Leanne Lindsey)

What made you want to start your own life-coaching business? I started out in IT. I studied computing at university and joined the IT department of a large car manufacturer as a graduate. Soon after joining I began mentoring 2 teenage girls at a local secondary school as part of the company‚Äôs CSR. I really … Continue reading Finding Joy and Selfhood Through Journaling (feat. Leanne Lindsey)

Body Issues Pt.2 – Acceptance

I wipe the smears of disdain off the mirror only to realise that it was never broken. My vision was impaired by self-loathing because the world spoke its hostile versions of failing truths under my skin. The battle was over. The white flag had been flown. I no longer had the energy to fight this … Continue reading Body Issues Pt.2 – Acceptance

Writing as an Act of Self-Care

https://videopress.com/v/58trwNTe?preloadContent=metadata Writing is such a therapeutic way to express our deepest desires, our moments of genius, explore our feelings and more. This episode of Outspoken October is one that inspects the joys of writing with author and self-love activist Rio Merrix. With Rio's new book, When in the Wilderness hitting the shelves, I thought she … Continue reading Writing as an Act of Self-Care

Body Issues Pt.1 – The Shame

I look at you hoping to see change. Your boldness (sometimes) offends me. I am not sure how to navigate the roadap of stretch marks that trail down my outer thighs, swerve around me hips and cascade down my inner arms. You dimple in places that faces have no intention of seeing. Your texture sits … Continue reading Body Issues Pt.1 – The Shame