In many minority communities, the idea of entrepreneurship is the ultimate goal. The dream of owning one’s own business and “working for yourself” and creating your own hours is a myth that is touted as fact.
This constant pursuit of “happiness” or the next best thing, the next goal, the next rung on the ladder is exhausting and unfulfilling.
Strong looks different for different people. However, whenever the term Strong Black Woman is used, it’s often used to depict a woman that is going through a terrible situation and appears unphased by it. Believe me when I tell you this…… she’s phased.
Often, when people think of self-care, they think about the big things. The lavish vacations, the expensive dinner dates, the weekend getaways, etc. Self-care can be something as small as getting enough rest or taking a long walk.