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31 Letters In December – 2017 & 2018

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Ask For Help Receiving The Help You Need

  Hitherto, I struggled with asking for help from others. I feared I would come across as a burden. I was scared of rejection. Moreso, I thought I could refuse help and fix everything by myself with time. Fortunately, I realised that our lives are intertwined and we would always need the contribution of one another. I began to understand why I needed more help than I thought and ho[...]

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Stop Being Toxic

Sometimes you are the toxic person people should eject from their lives. Sometimes you are the one exhibiting all the negative attitudes and vibes in a relationship. Sometimes you are the hypocrite. Sometimes you need to look inward and find those attitudes which do not serve yourself and relationships and let them go. You are toxic when you're causing all the trouble and dr[...]

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Be Present: Maximising The Gift of Today While Having The Bigger Picture In Mind

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. - Lao Tzu I don't think people who die wake up knowing today's going to be their last day. Yet, we live as if death will send us a notice before visiting. We tend to forget about our mortality. Do you dream of an amazing life? Then be intentional about how you spend today. Whatever you do today influences how your life will turn out[...]

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On Self-Sabotage: Eliminating The Enemy Within You Are Worthy

A story is told of a lady who had lived in abject poverty for a long time. She had become so accustomed to her financial state that after she got a well-paying job, she couldn’t believe she deserved her wage, hence couldn’t spend the money. Although she had prayed for a breakthrough, she didn’t think she deserved that much when her prayers were answered. She stayed in doubt and secre[...]

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Declutter: Clean Up The Mess Dropping The Excess Baggage

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication - Leonardo da Vinci Decluttering your entire life gives you the chance to focus on the things that matter.  A lot of the things we think we need are not essentials of life. In fact, we can thrive without most of the things we think are deal breakers. For possessions, less is more. You will not realise how light you can actually be until you ac[...]

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How To Learn A New Skill Going Deeper Or Learning Something New

Feed your curiosity. There’s always room for learning something new or unlocking other levels of a skill you already possess. Once the brain is stretched through learning it remodels itself and its neurons develop a greater connectivity. This makes the brain work faster and more efficient. If you’ve ever wanted to learn a skill but got discouraged to even venture because of any reas[...]

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Unplugging : Growing In Solitude Finding Your Happy Place

When was the last time you spent time alone? There’s so much noise all around us. So many things are contesting for our attention. Some of the things are important, others are not exactly important. This is why there’s the need for you to unplug, recharge and come back empowered. Unplugging means different things for everyone. For me, it means finding my happy place and enjoying sol[...]

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Dealing With The Thieves In Your Life The Habits Which Hinder Growth

  Life is usually compared to a peak and trough using various scenarios. Each of us can testify of a time in our lives we felt we were drowning and can also recall a time where we were elated. The average person has a fair mix of good and bad experiences. Just like most people, I am still getting used to this whole adult life. Half of the time I wish I could get all the benefits[...]

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Sleep! You’ve Got This A Guide To Having Quality Sleep

I am not going to talk about how sleep affects your health. You already know that. I am more interested in how adults think being tired and being sleep deprived is a badge of honour. It feels like we are in competition to measure who sleeps less as a sign of success or achievement. Pegging success to the number of hours one sleeps at night is wrong on all levels. Apart from the health com[...]