The reject queen

I am the rejection queen. I don’t administer too many rejections myself, but I have become an expert at receiving them. Especially the big rejections – the ones that have a larger life impact, that can sway how the rest of your day, week, even year could go. And it’s not something I ever foresaw myself being able to handle really, because at heart I am a pretty sensitive person, who used to be very impacted by the opinions of others. But I suppose age and practice really do make perfect. Or they make for mild desensitisation; it’s unclear.

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Episode 15: Headscarves and Money

This week is all about money, money, money, money! Money! Specifically, managing your money when living abroad!

Abi AK talks about the best ways to manage a lavish lifestyle in Dubai without breaking the bank, and Maame B discusses saving for a rainy day and becoming a Melbourne deal-chaser! Don’t forget to rate, review and subscribe, and use the hashtag #headscarvesandcarryons to let us know what you thought of the episode!

Image credit: currency by icongeek from the Noun Project

Episode 13: Headscarves and Self Care

We’re back with a brand new episode for your beautiful ears! This week listener, we’re here for you and all your self care needs.

Abi AK talks about the importance of finding a self care routine when you’re living away from home, and Maame B discusses learning about yourself and finding your confidence through self-care. Stay safe and blessed lovely listeners.

Image credit: yoga by Diana from the Noun Project

Episode 10: Headscarves and Microaggressions

Welcome to episode 10 of Headscarves and Carry-ons, whoop!

This week we’re talking about microaggressions abroad – the big, the small and the downright ridiculous.

Maame B recounts a chilling experience with the N-word at a comedy show in Melbourne, and Abi AK describes being ferried towards other black people whenever out in public in Dubai!

Image credit: Big hair by john melven from the Noun Project