What is Black self love? To put it simply, it is a regard for one’s self love and self being through the Black gaze. With commitments like work and school, nourishing your body and mind can be put to the wayside.
Black self love and Black self acceptance are more important than ever. In light of recent events, it’s important for Black people to practice self love.
Here are some ways to find Black self love during a revolution.
Being positive about the world of sex and dating can be very difficult.
We’re surrounded 24/7 by impossible beauty standards, a laundry list of ‘ideal types’ and have our own personal pet peeves and insecurities. Our self talk can easily slip into the negative side.
Often what we are told to strive for is not only dangerous to our mental and emotional health, but an actual impossibility.
Here are some ways to identify, cope with, and rewrite negative and damaging self-talk around sex and dating.