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…

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…

Happy

Be Your Beautiful Self.

Since time in memorial ‘beauty’ has been that thing. You know that word you look at but the first thing you associate is ‘models’. When you think of beauty, you think of some model strutting on the run way. The society has set standards on how beauty should look or even how it should feel,…

Life Lessons, HONY

The Quick Fix.

I just landed on this piece of advice, which I think is the best I’ve read today, very timely too. I’m an avid follower of ‘Humans of New York’, and it’s amazing how everyone you encounter either has an observation they’ve made or an experience they’re been through that makes them more aware of the…

Mirror, Life Lessons

Mirror Mirror On The Wall.

The other day, I posted a picture of me having a moment with the mirror. I knew one day I’ll be able to put it into perspective. Confession, I have many of those moments, mostly undocumented and for various reasons. To see if I look pretty and put together, to see that things are in…