Raised by an Immigrant: My Grandmother’s Memoirs

“The future is yours!” – A quote by my Grandmother… … Having just spent the bank holiday weekend in deep conversation with my Grandmother about her life prior to and following her arrival in the UK, I felt inclined to share not just segments of her experience, but a few of the key ‘qualities’ she’s…

IT’S TIME TO BREAK THE CYCLE

Welcome back, Lovelies! Today’s post is a deep rooted, thoroughly thought through post, in relation to the cycle of “generational curses” and life traumas which have a way of capturing you and holding you accountable to your past. I’m here today to discuss my own life traumas and tell you, you have the power to…

Confident and Introverted!

Welcome back, Lovelies! Today I’m exploring the topic of confidence and how that intertwines with being an introvert. Now whilst I know that my general outward persona can come across quite confident in particular settings, I’m generally more introverted, so at times I find that I’m lost in my own sauce rather than being an…

Valentines Edition: 10 Effortless Self-Love Tips

Happy Valentines Day, my Lovelies! Whether you’re celebrating Valentines with your Partner or “Galentines” by yourself or with a group of your favourite girls, the ultimate purpose of today is to spread love. The most important love of all, is the kind of love which we feed ourselves first and foremost. To support this, I’ve…

For Coloured Curls…

Welcome back, Curlies! • I’ve recently taken a dip in the ‘coloured curls’ pond and after three years of absolutely no dye or any form of colour on my curls it’s taken a little while and some soul searching to get use to! I know, I know…dramatic! However, when you’ve dedicated your entire hair journey…

What I learnt in: September ’18!

Welcome back, lovelies! I know I know…September?! Ally we’re in October…shock horror, another delayed blog post. I’ll be honest though, when life is throwing things at you from different directions it can be really difficult to centre yourself and compartmentalise your priorities. Blogging, is of course, a massive priority for me…however with that being said,…

ONE YEAR BLOG ANNIVERSARY!

On the 1st October 2017 a very timid and conscious 23-year-old set about the creation of what once was ‘MoreThanAWoman’. At the time, this particular blog’s purpose was to discuss topics surrounding real life drama, such as the misconception of a mixed-race person having “the best of both worlds”, what life after University was really…

What I learnt in: August ’18

Another month, another lesson…or multiple lessons, learnt! Whenever I experience particular emotions or find that I’m going through a particular pattern of behaviour, I like to note them down in my phone so that I can reflect on them at the end of each month and also ‘unpick’ why I experienced those things. This month…