Category: LIFE & LESSONS

ARE YOU SETTLING BECAUSE OF THE D!?

This blog is inspired by the current affair brought to you by Olinda, Tytan & the other woman. So turns out Tytan has cheated AGAIN on his wife who married him, as Twitter says, Olinda. Now we have always known Olinda to take her L’s publicly, every single time. She does this with every single…


A SHORT STORY: IS DATING YOUR BEST FRIEND REALLY WORTH IT?

I loved him, I loved him for as long as I can remember. If anything I don’t remember not loving him. Well maybe the 1st time we met. That was the day I realized I strongly liked him. All the conversations we’d had before. The late night calls and texts. And he was actually easy…


DO YOU REALLY KNOW WHAT SELF-CARE IS?

At this point, I’m pretty sure everyone has heard of the term being thrown around and mentioned in articles and conversations. Self-care always gets termed with self-love because…hello, you only care if you love. So that’s what we are going to talk about here. Self-care is about recognizing that one is running low emotionally, physically,…


HOW TO DEAL WITH YOUR HEARTBREAK

Alcohol, even after you quit you will need the alcohol, put your back into chugging it! Uh-huh, now that you are here let me be serious. Heartbreak is one thing we can not avoid, unless of course, we isolate ourselves from the world, good luck trying that. We are broken by life experiences, family members,…


UNTIL IT HAPPENS TO YOU CHAPTER 5

X found a new place and guess who was in the front line to help him move, your girl! I was so excited and in my head, I was about to live happily ever after. I remember getting to the old place and the landlady was sitting outside, monitoring movement. She could barely look me…


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 cliché)….


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…


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