Body shaming is painful and has the possibility to cause negative long term effects. Nobody should feel shame over their weight, clothing size, or body shape. We were all made differently and we are all equally beautiful. Let us be mindful of each other's feelings. Always choose kindness.
Just A Thought
Do you know that you're special? Do you know that you are great? There is no other person in the world like you. You deserve to be loved not only by those around you but by the most important person in your life — YOU. Self-love and care is the most important investment you can make in your life. When you learn to love yourself, you teach everybody else how to love and treat you.
If we asked you and your best friend to define happiness, the two answers would most likely be different. Why is that? What is happiness really? Is it an emotion or is it a state of mind? This simple question is one of the most difficult in the world. How can happiness be defined?
Unfortunately, society decides what winning or losing means to individuals. But, shouldn't losing be from that individual's perspective? What if taking the initiative was a win? What if being able to compete was the goal. We need to rethink how, what, and why we judge.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. Kindness is so powerful that it helps in improving your relationship with yourself and others. Always aim to be kind to everyone, you never know how far that one deed will go.
The kind word and gentle spirit can achieve so much more. Jamaica's men are boxed into the image of a rugged, callous personality that does not bend. What do we do to make sure that we break that image? Owen "Blakka" Ellis gives his advice to correct the label.
A real hero never wears a cape or costume. We interact with heroes every single day. We now need to acknowledge them while they are still here with us. We also need to accept that, for some people, we are their heroes. Look at the people around you; are their spirits looking toward or away from you?
Being a victim of sexual assault is one of the worst things that can happen to anyone. You are not alone. Support is available for your recovery. Reach out for help. Most of all, understand that you are never at fault. The criminal who did this to you is at fault.
There is something about a father's love. Daddy carries the power in his words that can change a person's life. Dads should not take this ability lightly. It should be used wisely and measured. Your children do more than listen to what you say. They pay close attention to your actions, as they speak louder than words.
We need a friend during life. Some of are lucky to have more than one true friend. We need to know that friendship might have parameters but there should be no boundary for honesty. It should be the one characteristic we continuously don't compromise on.