Taking Back my Body Series – If You Don’t Stand for Anything, You’ll Fall for Everything

“If you don’t stand for anything, you’ll fall for everything.” – In searching for love, for someone to understand me, want to spend time with me and give me attention–in searching for someone who could just be “nice” to me, I fell for everything. I fell for beautiful faces with charming smiles who winked andContinue reading “Taking Back my Body Series – If You Don’t Stand for Anything, You’ll Fall for Everything”

Where is my home? – Diary of a Hmong-Meeka girl

so, here you are too foreign for home too foreign for here. never enough for both. — Ijeoma Umebinyuo Where is my true home? Where do I come from if not here. Ever since I looked up Laos for my sixth grade FACs project, hoping to see Hmong people pop up, owning their “Home,” IContinue reading “Where is my home? – Diary of a Hmong-Meeka girl”

Book of August 2018: Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women World Wide

“Women hold half the sky.” – Chinese Proverb.   Authors of Half the Sky, Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl Wudunn, shared this proverb after the dedication page. I have one word to describe this book: AMAZING. All the empowering women you will meet in this book from all over the world will inspire you to chaseContinue reading “Book of August 2018: Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women World Wide”