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RISE

Fall in love with your hair

It grows towards the sun

Praising its rays and yelling hallelujah

Don’t measure it’s progress by how closely  it reaches the ground

But by its ambition to touch the stars 

This is the miseducation of coils, kinks and curls

But school is in session

Don’t get misunderstood adhering to the standards of others

Embrace the revolution that is your hair

Standing tall in defiance of gravity

~Lytebreeze

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by ToniG

At the moment I have been focusing on self-care. I am a mental health professional and it's imperative that I allow myself space to honor thoughts as well. I write and read a great deal about the power of positive affirmations, the connection between physical and mental health and women's empowerment/gender specific topics.
In regards to how writing affects my mental health, journaling is a powerful tool and safe medium for me to express and process my feelings. Whether it's bullet points, poems, manifestation lists or just freestyle - it helps me get in touch with me.


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