DYB Workshop #3: Transcending Negative Self-Talk

Hello Beautifuls. Since we were not able to discuss Negative Self-Talk in the last workshop, we are going to have one full workshop on this! Negative self-talk is detrimental to our growth and well-being. We have to wonder, when did this negative belief of ourselves sprout? Did we believe this when we were born, orContinue reading “DYB Workshop #3: Transcending Negative Self-Talk”

When in a Toxic Relationship: Reflect

“This beautiful toxic love of mine .” When you find yourself in a toxic relationship where you always feel like your holding your breath, there’s no space to breathe, there are no boundaries, and you cry more than you smile, ask yourself why you’re enduring this?      Of course, there are beautiful moments andContinue reading “When in a Toxic Relationship: Reflect”

Most Frequently Asked Questions about Me Going Bald

But this is an Act for all my Girls and Women! IT’S A WARRIOR CRY TO RECLAIM OURSELVES in a society that influences us to conform to strict gender roles, ESPECIALLY IN MY HMONG COMMUNITY.  -Cydi Most Frequently Asked Questions about Me Going Bald Why did you do it? I find it hard to explainContinue reading “Most Frequently Asked Questions about Me Going Bald”

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”

Taking Back my Body Series – I Thought I was Ugly

Have you ever stared at yourself in the mirror and dreaded everything you saw? You’re eyes never matched completely. You have scars, pimples, and marks on your skin you find awful. You’re body isn’t tight and curvy like those girls prancing in swim suits in music videos on T.V. I felt this way about myselfContinue reading “Taking Back my Body Series – I Thought I was Ugly”

Tenacious Tuesday Heroines – Oprah Winfrey

I am starting a series called TENACIOUS TUESDAY HEROINES, where I highlight an amazing women and share her words of wisdom to you all. This week’s Heroine is Oprah Winfrey. A philanthropist, humanitarian, entrepreneur, a fighter, a lover, a t.v host, Oprah is and has always been on fire! She is a beacon of lightContinue reading “Tenacious Tuesday Heroines – Oprah Winfrey”