Day: 4 Mar, 2016

My Beyoncé Moment & A Link-Up | Sheela Writes

My Beyoncé Moment & A Link-Up

Who run the world? G I R L S   Why Beyoncé?  And why a Beyoncé moment?  Ahhh there are many reasons why Ms Knowles is the holy grail of female empowerment and independence and fierce authenticity.  She represents the “aha!!” moment for an entire generation of women.  She walks the walk, she talks the talk and she doesn’t take bullshit from anyone.  I can see why that’s worked so brilliantly for this amazing person, this icon.  This survivor. Now before heads start to shake and those eyes begin rolling, this post is not a tribute to Beyoncé or her body of work.  It is, however, an acknowledgement of how much I’ve taken her mantras to heart and incorporated them into my own life.  Into building a better and stronger version of me. My Beyoncé moment. That moment when I consciously set aside all the embarrassment I’ve been wallowing in for over a year now.  The self-inflicted body shaming.  Hiding behind photo editing tools and side poses.  The weight.  The desire to just crawl into …