Exploring the journey of 3 inspiring trailblazers

Exploring the journey of 3 inspiring trailblazers On societal obstacles and regaining strength What if we start taking education of self a bit more seriously? Let’s pause for a second to truly ponder. Who are we at our core? What do we know about our history, our people, our heritage, our family, our parents? What is our purpose? Where are we heading? Too many of us not only lack that knowledge but also have internalized a distorted narrative regarding their being. Having a clear sense of self is vital, to keep going, to grow through the ever-challenging circumstances that we will encounter throughout our path. But also, to value the more comforting, loving moments in our journey.   It does […]

Ouverture d’esprit: Sur la beauté

Ouverture d’esprit: Sur la beauté La beauté. Que représente-t-elle à nos yeux ? Quelle en a était notre idée ? Comment la définissons-nous actuellement ? Le concept de beauté est lié à l’image de soi et peut avoir des effets dévastateurs comme libérateurs sur notre bien-être général. S’interroger véritablement sur nos préconceptions, nos idées passées comme présentes semble ainsi nécessaire. Personnellement, enfant comme adolescente, l’archétype de la beauté avait le teint clair, plus le teint était clair mieux c’était, les cheveux longs, lisses, voir bouclés, les traits dits « fins » c’est-à-dire, un nez allongé et une bouche fine. Ayant grandi en Afrique et en Europe mon premier long séjour hors de ces terres en tant que jeune fille fut en Inde. Etonnamment, […]

Mind Open: The meaning of Timbuktu and its relevance today

Mind Open: The meaning of Timbuktu and its relevance today Embarking on a personal development journey that is, a radical journey for bettering every aspect of yourself is a multidimensional process. It entails being more conscious of ourselves first, our environment, second and our responsibilities, third. Activism choosing to be involved in a way or another, speaking up on prejudice, promoting different narratives, rediscovering a different part of history, broadening your horizons to different cultures can all be part of that process. How do we become more in tune with ourselves? Doing that internal work implies being more aware of our reality, more critical, questioning, researching, creating, reading, debating. Bringing that awareness to our relationships and environment is a more […]