Category: LIFE & LESSONS

HOW TO BUILD YOUR SELF ESTEEM IN 5 EASY STEPS

Life is, weirdly, full of contradictions. Growing up we all wanted to matter. We all wanted to be someone but life happened and how many of us are actually living our dreams? Most of us have found a way to make the most of what life handed us (make our lemonade out of lemons clichĂ©)….


UNTIL IT HAPPENS TO YOU CHAPTER 4

My sister went away for the weekend and I was home alone. She suggested I invite X over for the weekend so I don’t get bored. I thought that was a dope plan, might as well meet this man, right? So I invited him and he agreed to come over. This man ditched work so…


HOW TO CLAIM BACK YOUR FREEDOM

WHERE IS MY FREEDOM? Freedom is in accepting yourself for who you are and selecting the social norms of the collective that you truly agree with without compromising your own. It is a tragedy when I see young people that for instance wanted to go a certain career path choose a different one because of…


2 REASONS WHY YOU LOST YOUR FREEDOM

We are born into conformity, and a reasonable level of conformity allows us to understand each other. For instance, conforming to the same vocabulary creates language. If each person had their own vocabulary no one would understand the other. Thus conformity when applied to certain aspects of life serves. Today, however, I want to talk…


WHO INSPIRED ME?

You asked me to pick one blogger who inspired me during this challenge. I thought about it for a whole week, I read blog after blog and found myself amazed with every link I clicked. Decisions decisions… Then I finally made my decision. Women that press, a group I am in with female bloggers inspired…


UNTIL IT HAPPENS TO YOU – CHAPTER 3

My sister and I did not grow up together. The passing of our parents resulted in us being separated. It was not our choice, she was taken by an aunt and as for me I was a basketball or a tennis ball rather. I was here, there and everywhere. Either way we were not together….


Does mental health really matter in an African home?

“He wasn’t depressed, he was possessed.” I remember years back, reading a story about a young Zimbabwean man who committed suicide. He left a note explaining the depression that he was going through and didn’t know how to deal with. It turned out his parents ignored his plea and told him what he needed was…


UNTIL IT HAPPENS TO YOU- CHAPTER 2

There isn’t a bone in my body that doesn’t know how run, but I kept it cool. The texting got pretty crazy and I found myself in a space where I would feel some type of way if he did not text me. I fell for a man I had never met. A man I…


UNTIL IT HAPPENS TO YOU- Chapter 1

We talk about things with a blind eye until it happens to us and only then do we realize how deep and intense it really is. It takes experience to speak the truth and touch a life. Take this journey with me on a true life experience that almost broke all of me. 2017 March…


DO YOU BELONG IN THE PETTY HALL OF FAME?

This post is triggered by a recent experience with a friend. Let me try summarise, I told myself that I would communicate better this year. Usually, when someone hurts me or does something that leaves me feeling some typa way I just smile and wave. Unhealthy! So I pointed out something to a friend. We…


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