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When Pride Comes Before a Fall.

You know those proverbial sayings that don’t make so much sense to you, because the last time you actually used them was when you were in primary school writing compositions and it was either the topic or the conclusion to your ‘made up’ story. But growing up, I have come to embrace many of these…

Friendships, KawiSnippets

Thinking about Friendship.

I’m the kind of person who would repeatedly beat myself up over what kind of friend I am to my friends. Do you ever do this to yourself? Normally, I would tend to feel that I am not there yet as a model friend at least based on the observation I’ve made with people who…

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?…

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…

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…