What exactly is self love and when does it begin? Well, for West African Doll, self love is being proud of the skin she is in and believing she is beautiful! And for this model, entrepreneur, and social media influencer, self love begins now! Believe it or not, there was once a time when this beautiful, dark skinned “Goddess” struggled with insecurities about her skin complexion. Thankfully, that time has passed and behind her smile is a young woman full of confidence and self love.
Self love can be described as having an appreciation for oneself. Self love is accepting who you are and embracing your strengths as well as your weaknesses and insecurities. Our self love flourishes when we engage in actions that facilitate growth in support of our mind, body, and soul. Self-love is dynamic and it flourishes when our thoughts and behaviors are focused more on our life purpose rather than negative energy spent on thoughts of self doubt, making excuses, and explaining our short-comings. Self love is simply having a regard for one’s own well-being and happiness.
In a recent post @WestAfricanDoll wrote, “…Its a blessing to be from the Mother land Ghana 🇬🇭and I am proud to be a dark skin Goddess. I know and believe I am Beautiful. Self Love begins NOW!” She also expressed how she has learned to accept and love the woman she is growing up to be .
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I have learned to accept and to love the woman I’m growing up to be! Once upon a time my insecurities when it come to my skin completion wasn’t something I was so proud of. Its a blessing to be from the Mother land Ghana 🇬🇭and I am proud to be a dark skin Goddess. I know and believe I am Beautiful. Self Love begins NOW!💕 📸 @jonavenncidivad Skincare: @africandollsheabutter Thanks to @trueindianhair for this awesome look🙏🏿