You give birth to the fighting spirit, the mother of the fighting spirit. The fire that keeps people going and hoping. You, who helps people get up when they're down. You, who makes me look forward to tomorrow. Hope, you are good, you are beautiful. You make us stay us stay in toxic conditions and … Continue reading An open letter to hope
The past is our foundation. Where our seeds were planted, hence our roots-the beginning. Whether or not we survive what's coming, depends on what's gone, as it contributed to who we are right now. Whether the tree survives the storm, will depend on its upbringing. The wind has caused the root system to grow deeper, … Continue reading Is the past important?
One, too many times we are forced to be strong, for ourselves or for others. Showing and feeling emotions is seen as a weakness. Meaning anything we should be feeling is usually disregarded, masked or escaped, but is that good? They say distract yourself, keep yourself busy, focus on something else, remove the reminder from … Continue reading Why you should allow yourself to feel and express your emotions
Ever been so late, and in a hurry in such a way that, all you see is the place you need to be? You are not there but you're already in that meeting or lecture, you actually see yourself there. You are not longer in the present. You cannot see anything or anyone that's on … Continue reading Like the mind, be unstoppable
It all started with Eve. For it is all done in the name of "good", the good we want for ourselves, the good we want for others. The good gives birth to the bad. The good lives with the bad. The good is found in the bad. It is the good that makes us bad. … Continue reading Good, the mother of all wickedness
No matter how bad being I'm those shoes is, whether they are; too big or too tight, never forget that you are privileged. You have something that somebody else doesn't have. You have something that someone wishes for. Somebody out there, needs them more than you do, and would be more thankful. Somebody else doesn't … Continue reading You are privileged
1. I shouldn't compare myself It started when I was in the same class with the person I once looked up to, he was repeating. Knowing he was a top achiever in high school and now this? There was no way I could make it, if he couldn't. Guess what? I made it. I realised … Continue reading Lessons I learnt before my first varsity graduation
Is it wise to use someone else as a measure of your capabilities? I mean, compare yourself? You are different, you are unique, which makes your journey unique. You have different strengths and weaknesses, and so is your attitude. It could seem like a similar journey, but it will lead to different destinies. Why compare … Continue reading Should you compare yourself?
Should we be ashamed? Should we be ashamed of being different? Not having what others have. Not living how others live or practicing what they do? I mean you're different, most likely an outcast, should you be ashamed of standing out? Should we be ashamed of our backgrounds? As much as it is an involuntarily … Continue reading Should we be ashamed?
If you want something as badly as you say you do. You should not be dragging your feet for every move. Show you want this, be in it. Rather not plan at all, if you won't plan and do. If it's circumstances, you can work around, what's stopping you? If plans failed, there's always an … Continue reading Take charge