Finally the month is ending but mental health awareness shall continue on and I'll get to that post in just a bit. The month has ended on a low note with the rage of the Black Community in America and off it (afterall what the great do the less will prattle of) but this is … Continue reading The Art of vulnerability
Today is Menstrual Hygiene day and we join the rest of the world to highlight the importance of good menstrual hygiene management. I believe now more than ever, we need to have the conversation on how period poverty continues to be a barricade to menstrual hygiene management in Uganda. Statistics show that Globally, at least … Continue reading Period Poverty – A barrier to Menstrual Hygiene Management in Uganda (Repost from Tales of a Curious Mind)
What is the appropriate response to a mental breakdown? Break down! What a word! Does it encompass all that goes through your mind while you nurse your mental health to full recovery? Will any word ever fully define what your mental state looks and feels like when it is 'unhealthy' and rebelling against 'sound judgement'? … Continue reading Still waiting for permission to cry?
In the spirit of mental health awareness month, here's a post about something that eats away my confidence and self - esteem. So I felt this a little strongly some time last week. The day I can remember clearly fell apart like this. I woke up as early as I should be expected to during … Continue reading The Comparison Trap.
Happy Mother's Day! to all the mothers out there in your different capacities. Whether you are two days into your new role or seventy years seasoned, tried and true and every other mother in between. And today I celebrate my own!!!! For this post, I interviewed my own mother. I know I am blessed to … Continue reading A love so strong!
If you have read the past two posts, you might know I have my heart wound up a little about my writing and growing old. But then again, don't most of us? ( If writing is not your jam, substitute it for the passion that keeps you awake at night.) So for today I've decided … Continue reading Letter To My 20-Year Old Self – Bikozulu
Dear 23 year old 22 21 20 year old.... Dear 20 something year old. Yep. Dear you, approaching your twenties, at the start of your twenties, in the middle of your twenties or closing the chapter of your twenties. Dear you! I wish I could claim to have plenty of wisdom to offer... I don't. … Continue reading I wish I could freeze the time at 23!
All the writers in the house - yay! I always get chills when I think I can include myself in that category. All the readers in the house - whoop whoop... You make this a passion worth pursuing. I've had this blog idea in mind for a while now. I wanted to post it when … Continue reading The Pains and Harsh Reality of Writing…for some of us. Or Just Me.
When you view the story from the perspective of Good Friday, all you see are the nails and the thorns, Jesus being abandoned by the people He had walked with closely and also by God - for that brief time on the cross. The bottom point being that the story was extremely grim. And it's … Continue reading Beauty from ashes
Friendship has always been a touchy topic for me, unpleasant and enticing all at the same time. Unpleasant because I'm forced to face to the fact that making friends doesn't come easy and enticing because...oh come on, we all want those steadfast friendships. The kind of friend that stick closer than a brother as in … Continue reading Sometimes I feel like a terrible friend.