I know I’m a bit late to the game with this article but I was too busy enjoying valentines day…. And the rest of the week….
But I love valentines day. There. I said it. I will not be a sheep and nay say it for the sake of it. I will not complain about things that are within my control. The reason always given for ‘I am not a valentines day person’ is ‘it’s too commercial’. Ya. Sure it is if you go with the grain and don’t see the point in creatively making things your own. Who says valentines day must involve flowers, chocolates, jewellery, wine and general expense? No one! Considering you don’t allow the general population or corporations dictate how you live any other day, why let it for valentines day?
I love having my hair curly. And whenever I do, I get numerous compliments as well as questions on how I do it. So I decided to share in the form of this blog. I would advise anyone to try but it must be said that it may not work for those with no natural volume or curl.
Below I will outline the steps I take to curl my hair:
Today I decide to say no. Today I decide I will not let the niggling voices in my head get me down. I will not look at what others have achieved, compare it to my achievements and decide I come second. I will not look at what I have not done, or what I am not.
What I will do, is say no. What I will do is look at who I AM. Look at everything I HAVE done and HAVE achieved and see its value. What I will do is look at what I am and remember I’m that way for a reason. Remember the fact that every piece of who I am is something I chose. To look at the fact that these choices have brought me love, joy and happiness; even if it was painful to get there.