Oh boy, what a roller coaster of a year 2022 had been! 2022 was the closest to a normal year we have had in a while and it came with it's challenges. I remember a conversation I had on 31st December 2021 - a friend asked me what my resolutions were. I remember telling her … Continue reading Happy New Year and Choose Peace!
Author: Koya Nkrumah
To effect change, be the change!
December has come around quite quick and I am not sure where the year 2022 went. Someone once told me that as you get older, you start to feel there are not enough hours in the day and time passes us by so quickly. That if we are not careful, we miss the moments that … Continue reading To effect change, be the change!
Why are women held to higher morals than men?
First posted 29th November 2020 I recently read about a pastor to the stars who had been fired from his position in the church because he had failed on moral grounds. It was further revealed that this pastor had cheated on his wife of seventeen years - the cheating incident was not a one off … Continue reading Why are women held to higher morals than men?
Are older people always right?
The 2022 Global Citizen Festivals were held in NYC and Accra just last month - for the first time, I tuned in to watch as one of the locations was in my native Ghana. It was a well organised event that I enjoyed and quite an eye opener to many causes being championed by change … Continue reading Are older people always right?
Dealing with an overbearing person!
First posted April 2022 When I was twenty years old, I lost my mother to cancer - through my teens, I had witnessed her battle the disease that would eventually steal her from our family. She was a kind person who made an impact on everyone she met and talking to a friend recently, I … Continue reading Dealing with an overbearing person!
Hey ladies, are you looking after yourself financially?
This month marks the second anniversary of this blog - it has been an incredible journey, one I never imagined I would go on. There's been ups and downs and days when I truly felt I was not reaching anyone, but in those times, I would have a reader reach out - in some cases, … Continue reading Hey ladies, are you looking after yourself financially?
Thank you for your support!
In September 2020, I bared my sould to the world by writing my first blog on how I was feeling - I never expected the response I got back. Like me, many people were going through similar things and they were realising that they were not alone. The journey from that one post has been … Continue reading Thank you for your support!
Be good, but for whom?
I was on social media, again - yes, I need to make better use of my time! While aimlessly viewing the many feeds on my timeline, I came across a post that got me to stop, read the comments and add my voice. The quote said “Dudes will throw away a good girl who would … Continue reading Be good, but for whom?
Is hitting children discipline?
In many cultures and some religions, physical punishment of children is encouraged - the society I come from encourages this and many people have used a famous Christian bible verse to justify this practice. Years ago, I was sat in a meeting and the speaker who claimed to be passionate about fatherhood, especially for black … Continue reading Is hitting children discipline?
Let’s refute some misconceptions about being a single woman!
Updated post from 20th September 2020. Growing up, I never thought much about getting married – this was not something I dreamt or wished for. In my mind I was always a career woman and though I would have someone in my life, I never thought about marriage. Coming from the society I grew up … Continue reading Let’s refute some misconceptions about being a single woman!