“If you have two friends in your lifetime, you’re lucky. If you have one good friend, you’re more than lucky.” I have been seeing this quote by S.E Hinton several times on social media - and while I agree with the quote to some extent, I strongly believe that our friendships are not based on … Continue reading Would you be friends with yourself?
Author: Koya Nkrumah
Are your friendships evolving?
Every Easter, I have a friend that shows up on my doorstep with an Easter egg for me. It’s an act that always brings me so much joy and true to her nature, she was on my doorstep this year with an Easter egg just for me. I have been friends with this person for … Continue reading Are your friendships evolving?
Why did no one teach me how to make and maintain friendships?
When I was six, I came home one day with a little girl and introduced her as my sister, it was day one of my family's visit to my granny - lol. I insisted that my new friend stayed for lunch and my mum obliged me - it was later in my late teens as … Continue reading Why did no one teach me how to make and maintain friendships?
Happy New Year and Choose Peace!
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!
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!