To The People Podcast Season 00 Episode 03: Deja Foxx + She Should Run Want All Women to Dream Beyond™Oct 25. 2020
Click play to watch an exclusive yoga flow from Aabi Abdun-Nafi, a yoga instructor who leads free, restorative classes at Black Lives Matter Plaza in Washington, DC—and read her full interview with To The People.
Identity has always been a power for me; it has been self-care to carve out my identity, take that out into the world, and find a balance between what I want from it and what it has given to me. A strong identity has carried me through a lot.
I became obsessed with my appearance at a young age. I saw a warped reflection of myself whenever I looked in a mirror, and for years I struggled with depression, anxiety, and, most of all, a negative body image. When I turned 18 my current agency contacted me for representation. They stand for dismantling beauty standards, combatting tokenism, and supporting healthy lifestyles for their models. Today, I’m still repairing a distorted mental picture of myself and breaking negative thought patterns, and I’m improving, step by step.
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