In Msanzi, on several occasions, I was offered a lot of money to grow my hair so it could be turned into a weave for a colleague’'s wife or girlfriend. I turned down these inappropriate propositions because hair is a spiritual extension of the body in some cultures, including my own (I am Tamil).
Today, I am grateful for the feedback that I receive from my colleagues that lets me know that I am on the right path in my professional journey.
Resilience looks different to everybody. For me, it is keeping myself turned towards the warmth of the sun by smiling, being positive, and staying colourful, cool, calm and collected. It is in complete contrast to how my insides usually feel where my mind and body scream for attention. I struggle to manage the levels of … Continue reading Resilience
I recently attended a workshop on Odawa Foundation Teachings, a representation of the Indigenous teachings of the culture and heritage of the Anishnabek people. It was a glorious exploration into oral storytelling and learning about the history of Indigenous tribes and clans that lived on Turtle Island.
This week has been great for the setting of intentions. Firstly the potency of a New Moon fuels my ability to dream into the vision for myself a little easier and secondly, it catalyzes my feminine wisdom when I am in the ME time of my cycle, i.e. the seasons of inner autumn and inner … Continue reading The Power of Intention