Stop getting caught up with ‘haters’

Define hater (urban dictionary): 'A person that simply cannot be happy for another person's success. So rather than be happy they make a point of exposing a flaw in that person.' Again and again I'm seeing captions on Instagram posts saying things like 'haters gonna hate' or 'this is me saying bye to my haters.' I sometimes ask whether these people …

Do you like the idea of a relationship more than the actual relationship?

So Valentine's day has come and gone. You may be thinking, 'Olivia Valentine's day was a very long time ago?' True, however I wrote the first paragraph of this 7 months ago and have only just decided to finish lol. But every year Valentine's day comes along. And just as Christmas seems to make people …

White is beautiful and good and black is ugly and bad (results from the doll experiment).

There was a time when I didn't understand the beauty of being black, nor what being black truly meant (what comes along with that melanin skin). I didn't get it! I look back now and I struggle to believe that I didn't see the jaw dropping beauty and strength in those African features and in …