5 inspirational accounts to follow on social media

Have you ever been in a situation where you felt like your social media timeline is uninspiring and you want to follow new people? You don’t have to crack your skull trying to find the right accounts to follow. Here are my 5 inspirational accounts to follow on social media. 

She brigade

She Brigade is a platform that aims to empower women through storytelling. The aim of this account is to give women from all over the world the opportunity to share their stories, and to start the conversations that will help other young women feel encouraged to overcome any challenges they may face. 

Rupi Kaur

If you’re looking for inspirational quotes that you will most likely relate to, then Rupi Kaur is your girl. She is a 26 year-old author, poet, and illustrator who is known for the book “Milk and Honey” – a collection of poetry. 

Girl up campaign

Girl Up is a global movement that empowers young female leaders who are passionate about defending gender equality. This initiative gives girls the platform and resources they need to start a movement for social change regardless of where they are. 

To keep up with what these inspiring young women are doing, follow them on Instagram. 

Sisters of Mzansi

If you enjoy reading real stories about people’s who come from different backgrounds, you will enjoy having Sisters of Mzansi on your feed.


The word Documinute means documentary and minute. It is a series of documentaries that are a minute long. Filming of these documentaries takes place all over South Africa and it tells stories about people, their cultures, hobbies and so forth. 

Follow their journey on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

Social media can be overwhelming, but if you follow the right accounts that are about positive vibes, then it can be a good source for inspiration. 

So, there you have it, Choma, this is my list of just a few accounts to follow on social media in 2019. If you have any suggestions about the accounts I should follow on social media, tell me about them in the comments section. 

Remember if you or a friend need advice or help, you can contact me here on Ask Choma, send me a Facebook Message, a Twitter DM, or a WhatsApp Message (071 172 3657).