The Art of Doing Nothing

I grew up in a home where doing nothing was a sign of laziness. Not doing anything at all was unacceptable to a point that one had to wake up as early as 6 am during the weekend even if you had nothing to do. […]

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Mental Strength

As an introvert I live inwards, in my little word that is silent and peaceful. That has worked for me for years and I enjoyed it a lot but as I am getting older I am forced to interact with the world and to be […]

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Don't Lose Faith

An elephant and a dog became pregnant at the same time. Three months down the line the dog gave birth to six puppies. Six months later the dog was pregnant again, and nine months on it gave birth to another dozen puppies. The pattern continued. […]

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Why I Still Live At Home

It is very common  to find cousins/nephews/nieces and godchildren all living under one roof being raised as siblings in African homes. I grew up with a brother who I only learned later was actually my uncle who came to live with us when he was about 4/5. […]

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Big Girl Panties

I have always been that person who was afraid to confront anyone, if someone treated me unfairly instead of speaking up I would distance myself from the person and limit our interactions. And boy has it worked for me, that meant I never had to […]

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