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FIVE TAKEAWAYS FROM DEMI LOVATO’S NEW SINGLE I LOVE ME

demi lovatoSinger Demi Lovato recently released her new single ‘I Love Me’ after a long hiatus.

The song ‘I Love Me’ was released on Friday (06.03.20) in anticipation of the international women’s day and in honour of her turning over a new leaf in her life.

‘I Love Me’ is all about self-love, self-worth and acknowledging that you are enough. This single provides fans with the first in-depth look into the turmoil that the former Disney teen star has been through since her breakthrough in 2008.

The raw and honest video features three versions of Lovato all pulling her in different directions until she finally realizes that it’s loving herself that will bring her true happiness.

“I was on dating apps for a while but as I’ve spent some time with myself over the past couple months, I realized that I am the type of person that will find any way to regulate when I’m sad or lonely or whatever,” Lovato said recently on Ellen DeGeneres show.

“I have to fight those battles on my own and I can’t let somebody come in and fix those issues for me. So right now, I’m single and spending my Saturday nights by myself, “she added.

Don’t compare yourself to anyone

Other people might seem to have it all together, they might look prettier and like they have it all but never compare yourself to others as you are on ypur own journey. Be you because everyone else is taken. Comparisons are self-destructive.

“Oh, why do I compare myself to everyone? And I always got my finger on the self destruct,” sings Lovato.

Love yourself

Self-love and self-confidence are key. You should be your number one priority. Do not be all about other people and forget yourself, you need some loving too. Take care of yourself mentally, physically and emotionally.

“Cause I’m a black belt when I’m beating up on myself, But I’m an expert at giving love to somebody else….. I wonder when I love me is enough (Yeah, yeah, yeah), I wonder when I love me is enough (Yeah, yeah, yeah)Why am I always looking for a ride or die? ‘Cause mine’s the only heart I’m gonna have for life, after all the times I went and fucked it up,” sings the 27-year-old.

Fuck other people’s beauty standards

No one should tell you how you should look, eat or wear. Be comfortable in your own skin because you are unique and beautiful as you are. Fuck other people’s beauty standards that try to put you in a box and making you feel less than you are. Whether chubby, skinny, black, white, tall or short you should know you are enough.

Flipping through all of these magazines, Telling me who I’m supposed to be, Way too good at camouflage, Can’t see what I am, I just see what I’m not, I’m guilty ’bout everything that I eat (Every single thing), Feeling myself is a felony, Jedi level sabotage
Voices in my head make up my entourage,” sings Demi.

Social media bullying

Social media bullying is at its worst as social media continually become an essential part of our lives. While some use social media for good, some use it yo spew hate and hurt others. Social media bullying has been known to cause depression and in some cases suicide.

Singers Selena Gomez and Demi Lovato have previously expressed their thoughts on social media bullying and even kept off social media for this reason.

“Haters that live on the internet, Live in my head, should be paying rent, I’m way too good at listening, All these comments fucking up my energy,” sang the ‘Let It Go’ hitmaker.

Affirmations are key

Nothing beats affirmations when it comes to self-love. You need to remind yourself that you are a wonderful being and if you faced with adversities, you will surely overcome because you know your worth.

Speaking affirmations to yourself can boost your mood, lift your spirits and make your day that much better.

“I’m my own worst critic, Talk a whole lot of shit, But I’m a ten out of ten, Even when I forget,” sings Lovato.

The video also highlights certain parts of her life like the fact that she has a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu-jistu, her friendship with the Jonas Brothers, her Disney days, her overdose is 2018 and her former boyfriend Wilmer Valderrama’s engagement.

In 2018 Lovato suffered a heroin overdose after six years of sobriety. The ‘Sorry, not sorry’ hitmaker also struggles with bulimia, an eating disorder.

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DJ ZINHLE WINS FORBES WOMAN AFRICA ENTERTAINER AWARD

DJ ZinhleTop South African mixmaster DJ Zinhle has started off 2020 with a bang.

She recently bagged the prestigious 2020 Forbes Woman Africa Entertainer Award.

The inaugural gala dinner was hosted this past weekend in Durban in an association with the globally renowned Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit. 

Through this win, the ‘Umlilo’ hit-maker proved that “you can’t keep a good woman down”. 

After the win, she advised fans: “Let’s be sure to remind ourselves and our children that you’re destined for greatness. Live your life intentionally. 

“Wake up with purpose and decide that every day is your day and don’t let anyone tell you what you can, or cannot do. You’re the director of your life.” Looking amazing in a red dress, Zinhle accepted the award with daughter Kairo Forbes. She gave an amazing speech, in which she mentioned members of #TeamZinhle, thanking them for their support in helping her to achieve her dreams. The DJ’s social media accounts were filled with congratulatory messages for the powerhouse that is Zinhle. 

One of her biggest supporters and cheerleaders, bestie Pearl Thusi, also gave her a shout-out.

Ntombezinhle Jiyane is a 36 year old South African Dj, Producer, Media personality, Business woman and mother of one who is better known by her stage name Dj Zinhle.

She has also been in a on and off relationship with rapper AKA and baby daddy. They broke up again early this year.

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