Hello there, I hope your December is picking up steam wonderfully. I came across this post and thought I would share this too. I really really like what was written here. Especially as we take inventory of the year. What worked and what failed. And what we imagine the next year should look like. I … Continue reading Untitled🤷 (Repost)
MIDDLE NAME - INSECURE. Hey there, Not there...Here. Nope, further down in the back. Further...ffffuuurrttthher. Yep, that's me in the corner with my head bent in seeming concentration while my thoughts highlight every point where I’ve gone wrong in the past five minutes. I’m not vocal enough, I’m not funny enough, I'm not friendly enough, … Continue reading These Scattered Thoughts.
You have probably heard it all before. How you are enough and you shouldn't be looking at other people's paths. And your head might get that but translating that into daily living is where you seem to fall short. After all, no one lives in your head but you. They have no idea what you … Continue reading To the person who feels ‘not enough’.
I had the opportunity to attend a Women's Virtual meet yesterday. I'm not usually the kind of person who does that and going in I had my own speculations about the entire setup. The questions started off light and funny - they were playing 'Never have I ever'. And the stories that backed up their … Continue reading Speak Life
Because September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month... ...this is a reminder to be kind! You have no idea what some people are walking through but you can be the reason they hope anew. So if you can, this week, reach out to a friend you haven't heard from in a while. Let them know you … Continue reading The World Outside Your Window
Incoming repost. 😅 I wrote this one in the thick of uncertainty and my own insecurities. Somehow, I find myself here again. Where is all this headed? Does this matter? Was there a better path I should have taken? Does it get better? Especially that last question! There's nothing new here but I do hope … Continue reading On drowning in self-doubt (3 easy steps)
Should hand it to Afrobloggers - these topics have been properly varied. Shoved me a little out my comfort zone and got me learning enough things. So this is obviously Culture and Fashion Week and at first I thought I was boxed in by one perspective but the more I sat with it, the more … Continue reading Culture and Fashion Week: the trendsetter and the sheep
It's been a heavy week, in the best week, with writing on several topics finding light in the Afrobloggers Community. It has honestly been a great prompt and wonderful information has made its way in circulation. Continuing yesterday's thoughts on learning and reading disabilities, I thought I would draw attention to language. Lebogang's post lays … Continue reading Advocacy: Lost in translation
There are many facets to the issue of infertility (yep, still here). Meanwhile the Afrobloggers community is getting bold and loud about the issues so dear to their hearts. I hope you have read some as we get into day 7. But I figured I would close it out with a male perspective. If fertility … Continue reading Advocacy: Because Pain is not a respector of persons… Or sexes
The never ending need for validation! Especially when you don't seem to be getting the recognition you deserve (you know what I'm writing about). Over the past three days, I've mostly enjoyed writing on knowing your why. Because some times this can be a lonely road and I know you usually start out for yourself, … Continue reading Creatives: And the award goes to…