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IS ANYONE OUT THERE?

“Don’t work for recognition, but do work worthy of recognition” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Often when I write, I wonder who’s out there, who reads my words, if they’re able to put themselves in my shoes, if my words actually help in any way or if it’s just an echo in a hollow space resounding for the walls. I remember reading that when you start blogging, for a while it feels as though you’re talking…

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HOW TO MOVE ON WHEN YOUR EX HAS ALREADY MOVED ON

“Like a sandcastle, all is temporary. Build it, tend it, enjoy it and when the time comes, let it go.” ~ Jack Kornfield I stumbled upon something last night that reminded me of an ex love and I had nostalgia for fond and bitter memories gone by. It took me back to a time long gone by but the bile in my throat tasted very recent and quite familiar. So I sat down and I…

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HOW TO PRACTISE ACCEPTANCE

“When you learn to accept instead of expect, you’ll have fewer disappointments.” ~Unknown Through my limited experiences and situations over almost 3 decades in the universe I’ve learnt the importance of practising acceptance over expectation. To accept something or someone as what it is prevents the anxiety and almost inevitable disappointment that comes with waiting for something or someone to change. Find your tribe and accept them as they are, stop managing situations that are…

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WITH LOVE FROM OGUN STATE

“My mission in life is not merely to survive but to thrive, and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor and some style”  – Maya Angelou I have learnt that it’s so easy to stay in one’s comfort zone and have no idea what is happening next door, to live such a one-visioned life and to mistake that with the reality of others. Due to this, i’ve made it my mission to…

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THE POWER OF CONNECTIONS

‘Real Friendship knows no boundaries’ . N.E I put up the featured image on my social media and tagged it ‘Black Girl Magic’. It was a social media favorite and a lot of people loved it. I love it not only because we all make a beautiful group but also for the versatility and the absolutely amazing traits of each and everyone in the photo. One of my favorite things about the universe is the…

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15 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR LIFE EASIER

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo da Vinci At some point in life, one starts to crave a simple life free of drama but filled with passion, love and achievements; I must say that i’ve most definitely come to this point in my life. I don’t have the energy for things that I consider to be unnecessary and I go out of my way to constantly create a life that reflects my wishes and desires.…

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HOW TO TAKE ACTION

“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe I heard a man say recently that “there are so many talented people that will never be successful simply because they lack the ability to put action behind their words and dreams” and this caused me to stop and reflect some and i realised that dreaming up an idea is not the hard part, as they say…

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DO YOU KNOW THAT YOU’RE MAGIC?

Dear Person Reading This, I’m writing to tell you that i think that you are magic. It’s easy to forget just what you’re capable of so i’ve made it my duty to remind you on the days you forget. You are phenomenal and capable of being all that you want to be. You are worthy of all the things that your heart desires but more than anything, you need to believe this. The economic world…

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STOP PRETENDING AND START ACTUALLY LIVING

“If you want to be happy, don’t do something you don’t like. Don’t say something you don’t mean. Pretending and lying to yourself will only breed unhappiness.” ~Michael Lee Most people go through life pretending to be doing better than they’re actually doing and if you asked them why, i’m not sure they have a very logical reason for doing so. If you search deep down yourself, you may find that you’ve once or twice…

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13 REASONS WHY SUICIDE IS NOT THE ANSWER

“What has become of the human spirit that we no longer believe in overcoming obstacles when the going gets tough?” – Charlene Wee I kept hearing the title repeated over and over again on social media. 13 reasons why. I ignored it until curiosity got the best of me and i looked it up, found out it was a Netflix Original TV series so i decided to watch it. It’s about a teenager that records her…

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