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Can I Just BE Beyoncé?

Ok, after advice from my friend Al and Swedish blogger Hanapee.com I HAD to watch the Beyoncé Superbowl halftime show. OMG, what a marvellous wonderful powerful woman she is! So professional, so great. I had goosebumps the entire time and I was happy to see that Ms. Knowles had many female musicians on stage, which unfortunately isn´t always the case.

You can´t afford to miss this, watch here:

Also, I love the fact that Beyoncé dresses in a sexy way, she is taking the sexy back and making it her own. She´s not pleasing a viewer (be it man or woman) in her performance, she is doing it for herself. I don´t believe in slutshaming, and Beyoncé clearly doesn´t either. You go girl. AND Ya Look Good!



When you need a powerful pick-me-up

Whenver I´m feeling louse/out of energy/bad-mooded/disappointed/etc. I listen to music that makes me feel powerful. I can´t do it with some lame sexist music that´s demeaning towards women, so I mostly listen stuff that´s made by powerful women, ignoring signs that they are conforming to patriarchal structures. If you´re feeling down, please listen to this:













What do you you listen to when you want to cheer yourself up/get energized?

Why Beyoncé Knowles is your inspirational friend

Because she says things like this when speaking about her career:

“Sometimes women don’t reach for the stars. Sometimes we are satisfied with what people tell us we are supposed to be satisfied with. And I’m not going for that.”


Source: beyonce.com

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