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Starting Over Again

I was married but I am single now. It is a significant and life changing event especially if one was had gone through all the necessary customs and an official marriage ceremony. Every day I get many people asking me what happened and whose…

When We Talk of Exposure

Lately I’ve been thinking of the word exposure and what it means, because we all have a different understanding of what it means based on our situations, personal or otherwise. But first, let me let you in on something I find quite…

Unlocking Family Secrets

For 3 years now, I have been on a quest to understand my family and its origins. It all started when I asked my grandmother to show me the personal belongings of Gabriel Ngigi, my grandfather who died before I was born. Among the things she…

Overcoming Fear

Earlier this week, can’t remember which day, I was busy getting ready for work and there was a statement that kept ringing in my head, “Some fear is transmitted.” I even wanted to tweet just that, but after some thought, I figured that this…

Don’t Lose Your Inner Child

I always admire people who still maintain an element of childishness. Life is too serious, too tough, to always take everything personally. A lot of my recent inspiration has come from observing some key traits from my younger days or…

The Genesis of Self-Realignment

If there’s one thing I really value, and I mean really value, is having conversations with people. And not just regular conversations, the kind that leaves someone feeling like their story is just as significant as the next persons or the…