YouBeYou

A LETTER TO MY READERS

Dear YouBeYou readers Words can not begin to describe the love and appreciation I have for you. My blog wouldn’t be a blog if it didn’t have you. Opportunities would not come my way if I didn’t have you. You are amazing! I hope with every blog post I drop I leave a droplet of…


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….


5 LESSONS I LEARNT

Did I learn something? Did you? Did we learn anything at all? thinks I can actually blog daily. I haven’t missed a single day of this challenge but I will have you know that I blogged in bulk and scheduled. I could easily do this right? But, who will put topics together for me? Any…


5 PHOTOGRAPHS THAT TAKE ME DOWN MEMORYLANE

My gallery is ridiculously packed with pics and so you can imagine how hard this was. To pick just 5 memories from a thousand, a task but here goes something. That’s a memory I will forever hold, just looking at this book fills me with emotions. This book means a lot to me and I…


5 BRANDS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT

I stan people who put in so much into their work, probably cause I am such a hard worker. I prefer to sweat and eat to getting handouts. That party isn’t for me, so today we get to celebrate local brands that do the most! kuoka – this is not because I designed their logo…


HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO FOR LOVE!?

For a long time, I have loved watching love and I had given up on its existence for me. I had accepted that I would never find it so I decided to watch it in other people. What I have learned is that it is indeed beautiful but it can be ugly too! This topic…


THE TRUTH ABOUT RACISM AND GAY RIGHTS

Why can’t we all just get along? I don’t know who came with the issue of one color being more superior than the other. I hate how it’s so difficult to be neutral, as a young black woman I am constantly reminded of the evil things that white people did to black people. On some…


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…


UNPOPULAR OPINIONS

Unpopular opinions are simply defined as ideas and beliefs that go against or completely contradict the conventional status quo. “Unpopular” is a relative term, because ones opinion may only be that way because of where they are located in the world. Avocados save lives.Raw eggs are for the weak.Men rape because they are cowards.Trolls are…


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