All experiences, good or bad shapes who you are today. Examine these experiences and get to the root of why you do certain things, and why you respond to people, places and things the way you do.
Do you accept who you are as a result of these experiences?
Or do you see room for improvement?
Self examination is critical for growth and maturation. Don’t be afraid to delve deep.
Our history of racism, brutalization, rape, abuses against us to include stripping us of our identity, culture, fanily.
We must find a path through to survival as a race and stop not just others from objectifying us, but most importantly we must stop objectifying ourselves.
Where do you go from here?
What do you do next?
The answers are all there and only you can find them.
✓ Children learn what they live. This is so true, so start from here. What did you learn as a child? How can you change or improve?
You are what you eat. This isn’t all just about food? Everything you take in is food. The things you watch, the people you are around, and what you hear, see, everything. Some things are more subliminal and I think more impacting. So be aware of the things which may sneak into your subconscious in small ways. A remark, a flash card or word.
Everything is consciousness, sub or not. All consciousness lends to what you do next, and what you say next which becomes part of your existence or experiences.
Map your path for yourself
Definition of sankofa:
In Ghanaian Akan Culture this is Adinkra symbol it is called Sankofa it means go back to your roots this is an illustration of a bird fetching.