Enjoy Now

Enjoy It Now or Later?

“I worked for it, I deserve a treat, not tomorrow or the day after, today.” That treat could be anything from indulging in a movie or a good book, buying yourself a milkshake, an exotic meal, a pair of heels, a dress, heck even a car. It just depends on the amount of time you have, the…

personality 1

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 the way you do in certain situations?…

The Struggle

The Struggle.

Is real. It always is, because I honestly think nothing can get realer than a struggle in life. In as much as sometimes we don’t even know that we’re actually struggling with ourselves, other people or things around us. We usually say it, but as a passing statement, or a joke to insinuate that “one is really…

Freeway

Are Shortcuts Worth Taking?

“It shouldn’t be easy to be amazing. Then everything would be. It’s the things you fight for and struggle with before earning that have the greatest worth.  When something’s difficult to come by, you’ll do that much more to make sure it’s even harder – or impossible – to lose.” ~ Sarah Dessen This quote gave…

Natural Hair, Naturally Curly,

The Elusive Two Cornrows.

It’s all fun and dandy when when your fro is tiny winy, they call it a TWA (Tiny Winy Afro). It feels like a new beginning, like your hair was carrying all the sins of the creamy crack and they’ve been washed away. And here you are, all so natural, feeling so good about yourself…

What's your Drive?

What’s Drives You?

Ever sat and wondered what drives you to do what you do every day? For me, it’s the promise of growth, the promise of change and the desire to be more than what I am at present. I appreciate that I have been to a point where I had zero drive, and I realized early enough…

Friendships, Generation X and Y,

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 separate groups, they enjoy each other’s company as they catch up on what’s…