Self Love, Kawi Snippets

Can You Say You Completely Know Someone?

Hello there! How’s your Monday? Well, mine started interestingly. I had mini-insomnia yester-night. Perhaps the problem could be that I slept a little earlier than usual in the hope that I’ll wake up early. It’s a real struggle. Then in the middle of the night, I found myself eyes wide open and with no sleep…

creative space, tools of trade

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…



I’ve decided to do a post based on a one-word prompt, because writer’s block! Then I remember a certain author trashing the whole ‘writer’s block’ concept. I felt targeted, but appreciated the gesture in equal measure. It always seems like a perfect excuse to not challenge your mind and just let it laze in the comfort…

Teenagehood, teenager, teens

Real Talk: In My Teens.

Putting religion aside (although it’s a part of who I am), I figured when you’re going through any kind of challenge, it helps to know who you are. To know what you’re capable of, to know the value you add to the world just by being you, to know what to believe in and to simply know that you’re on a journey and everything that happens, happens for a reason.

Live, Learn, Love, Laugh

What Does It Take For You To Laugh?

When they said, ‘laughter is the best medicine,’ it truly is. Sometimes it’s through that deep belly laugh that your nerves calm down, that you feel like your stress has been watered down, even if for a moment, that you can breathe proper again or that pent up pressure in your tummy has just been released. But what does it take for you to laugh?

Birthday Mates, Happy Birthday, Love

Born Day: Live Out Passionately.

I am ecstatic that today we get to celebrate yet another year in our lives. I celebrate my life and the life of all those around me. From my handsome birthday ‘soul’ mate and husband, my parents, my baby sister, my bigger family (relatives), my friends and my colleagues that are my friends – because…