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!
Growth is uncomfortable – but it is necessary!
A word I am fast accepting will be a constant in my vocabulary is growth! When I was a young girl, I always attributed growth to physical changes and the natural transition from childhood to adulthood. As I grew older, I realised that growth was multifaceted and applied to many areas of ones life - … Continue reading Growth is uncomfortable – but it is necessary!
Stop explaining yourself to people who will not listen.
First published May 2021 Not too long ago, I was having a heart to heart conversation with a very close friend. I was telling her of a betrayal I had suffered at the hands of someone I trusted very much. She was shocked by what I was telling her and asked me why I never … Continue reading Stop explaining yourself to people who will not listen.
Dealing with overbearing people.
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 noticed that I had … Continue reading Dealing with overbearing people.
Would you date you?
A few weeks ago, I was talking to a friend who was navigating the dating scene and she had so many horror stories to tell about her experiences. As well as these horror stories were hilarious ones that I felt belonged in a poorly made romcom, lol - my friend’s experiences were a mixture of … Continue reading Would you date you?
Time to prioritise your mental health.
Last month, there were a couple of high profile suicides in the news - the talented 26 year old son of one of my favourite actors and a gorgeous 30 year old beauty queen both ended their lives. In that same month, I had been struggling with sleep and my doctor had suggested that I … Continue reading Time to prioritise your mental health.
Ever had people invalidate your feelings?
Ever had a conversation with someone about something that was very real to you only for them to turn around and negate your experiences because how you felt was not their experience? Well, that is exactly what happened in a recent conversation! To be honest, I was aware this happened and I was guilty of … Continue reading Ever had people invalidate your feelings?
This year, choose you!
I want to start by wishing everyone a happy new year and to also thank you for your support over the last year. My journey and growth has all been possible because of your support - thank you very much and I am excited for all that is ahead as we journey together. Talking about … Continue reading This year, choose you!
When people offend and act shocked when you get offended!
Last week, on my usual perusal of social media, I came across a video of a young man who was being auditioned for the role of a radio/tv personality. The panel was made of three women in the media and this video caught my interest because, when the judges on the panel looked up this … Continue reading When people offend and act shocked when you get offended!
Deconstructing my faith – Revoking my church membership!
Part 1 I was born into a Presbyterian family and baptised as a baby - I would later choose to be baptised again in a non denominational church when I was 20, I felt I was old enough to choose my own path and not my parents decision to have me baptised as a baby. … Continue reading Deconstructing my faith – Revoking my church membership!