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Friendships

Losing Yourself

By losing yourself, I mean the essence of who you are. I believe that in most cases, this doesn’t usually happen voluntarily, you just find yourself in situations that slowly suck the life out of you, instead of breathing life into you.  …

When Pride Comes Before a Fall.

You know those proverbial sayings that don’t make so much sense to you, because the last time you actually used them was when you were in primary school writing compositions and it was either the topic or the conclusion to your ‘made up’…

Thinking about Friendship.

I’m the kind of person who would repeatedly beat myself up over what kind of friend I am to my friends. Do you ever do this to yourself? Normally, I would tend to feel that I am not there yet as a model friend at least based on the…

When Your Mind Questions Your Efforts

Ever have those moments where you feel like you’re not doing something right or doing enough? Even when you know that you’re putting a lot of effort into whatever it is. It could be at work, where you do what you’re expected but you don’t…

What’s Your Type?

Are you ever curious about who you truly are? And no, I don’t mean your purpose in life. I mean your display of character when it comes to dealing with situations or people. Ever wonder why you do what you do, react the way you do or feel…

Are They Any Different?

In the African setting, it’s a common habit that when you go for a get together with family and friends, that the mothers gather on one corner, the fathers (aka wazee's) in another and the children, preferably out of sight. And in their…

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…

Mini House Party.

During my last birthday, I made a few commitments to self and listed down a few realistic things that I’d like to have done before the next one. So I was revisiting the post to remind myself of what I still need to work towards. Or if I…

The Traditional Ceremony

I came back from my leave. It seemed long at first, until the days flew by and the next thing I knew, Sunday was here and I was putting my work things together – the handbag I mean. When I get off work, I always throw it in some corner in…