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Encouragement

In the Spirit of Decluttering.

You grow up, whether you like it or not, and it just continues to happen. If you don’t catch up fast enough it gets you to a really complicated place, but when you adjust accordingly it gets you closer to the place you aspire to be. Time…

What Does It Take to Believe in Yourself?

The other day I was just having these thoughts around what we attach our self-worth to. That must’ve probably been after watching Being Mary Jane and coming across this quote, ‘net worth is not equal to self-worth.’ And though I can’t…

It Takes Courage

When I think of courage what comes to my mind? I think it’s that spirit that overcomes you when you are at the edge of the cliff, and the only choices left are either to turn back to what was, or take a leap forward and hope that’ll you fly…

The Struggle.

Is real. It always is, because I honestly think nothing can get realer than a struggle in life. In as much as sometimes we don't even know that we're actually struggling with ourselves, other people or things around us. We usually say it,…

What’s Drives You?

Ever sat and wondered what drives you to do what you do every day? For me, it’s the promise of growth, the promise of change and the desire to be more than what I am at present. I appreciate that I have been to a point where I had zero…

The Quick Fix

I just landed on this piece of advice, which I think is the best I've read today, very timely too. I’m an avid follower of ‘Humans of New York’, and it’s amazing how everyone you encounter either has an observation they've made or an…

Mirror Mirror On The Wall

The other day, I posted a picture of me having a moment with the mirror. I knew one day I'll be able to put it into perspective. Confession, I have many of those moments, mostly undocumented and for various reasons. To see if I look pretty…

Just Like Boiling Milk

I recall my teenage years with such gusto as I write this post because of how much we were tried and tested when it came to upholding certain values. I think the most recurring one being patience. And I’ll always give my parents a ‘thumbs…

Irreplaceable Values in Friendships.

I have been silent, guilty as charged. I've also felt it. It wasn't by choice as the other areas of my life were seeking pretty much a huge chunk of my attention. The remaining 10% of which I could have stolen a chance to write, mostly in…