- Toya Delazy has been through some stuff in her life that could have broken her if she had let it
- Toya decided to share her story with her fans on social media, opening up about a time when she did not believe in herself
- Taking to social media with a very personal and lengthy post, Toya explained how her own perception of herself held her back
Toya Delazy has been through some stuff in her life that could have broken her if she had let it. Speaking out about it is her way of trying to help others in a similar position to conquer their fears.
When we are going through a tough time in life it is comforting to know that others were there once too and managed to come out of it stronger than ever before.
Briefly.co.za knows what an open and sweet celeb Toya is. Wherever she can help someone feel better about themselves, she is there doing it.
Toya decided to share her story with her fans on social media, opening up about a time when she did not believe in herself. Fear is life's biggest limitation.
Taking to social media with a very personal and lengthy post, Toya explained how her own perception of herself held her back for a very long time.
“I grew up the type of tomboy that would beat the boys at marbles, I was a real toughie and it worked for me. I didn’t like anything femme about my body and I thought being boy-like was way better.”
“Limitations become permanent when we believe we are powerless against them. Fear of expression is failure to breathe – don’t suffocate your essence.”
Coming out about her sexuality and being an advocate for HIV/Aids, Toya feared rejection but now knows there was more power in doing what she feared.
“My biggest fear has always been rejection and abandonment. I would try my best to be in the 'right' to the point of muting myself. I still slip in and out of these emotions.”
Toya just wants everyone out there to know that being exactly who they are is good enough and that they are more powerful when they are completely themselves.
Briefly.co.za previously reported that Toya Delazy has slammed a troll for criticizing her choice to wear a traditional Zulu outfit when she attended a ceremony to celebrate her grandfather, chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi’s 90th birthday.
The troll implied that the outfit the singer was wearing, should only be worn by men after seeing pictures of her at the ceremony.
Toya, who is openly gay, expressed in the days leading up to the ceremony that she will dress accordingly so she chose the more masculine outfit.
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