About four years ago, when the video of a baby boy sitting calmly inside an ambulance after a bomb blast in the capital of Syria went viral, I remember very clearly, I wept the entire night. I woke up and called my mother ( as I was in a different city back then ) and told her how lucky we are. How blessed we are … Continue reading What is humanity without hope and compassion?
Takes a lot of strength to forgive someone who has cut you like a sharp knife. The truth is you can never be the same towards them again. Never. And the fact that someone demeaned your expectations will always haunt you. No matter how many years pass, it will still hurt, it will be like a pin prick, sharp and for a moment. But it … Continue reading FORGIVE OR FORGET-Which is easier?
I am sure most of you must have heard about the #MeToo revolution that is taking the internet by storm. For those who haven’t, Hashtag Me Too is a recent trend raising voice against sexual assault and harassment on social media platforms. Let me be very clear about two things- 1. Men are victims too. Men get raped too. 2. No place is assault-free. Be … Continue reading NO.
Just a quick update. I have been very busy with my exams. So far they went well, not that good. I am still not done with my clinical exams. I haven’t been able to check out on my WordPress fam recently. I’ll be back on the 23rd. I promise. A whole week reading your blogs. I also promise to return back to each and every … Continue reading Busy bee 😃
Can you stay unhappy because you don’t look a certain way that the society, that men, that women want you to look? Can you live your life in despair and sadness thinking you are not good enough, just because someone else thinks that you are not ? They don’t follow a rule book made by you and your standards. So why should you ? Can … Continue reading Self love and acceptance.
“Those who educate children well are more to be honoured than they who produce them” -Aristotle Whether or not you agree with him, you can’t disregard the role that teachers play in a child’s life. I’m hoping after you read about my favourite teacher, you will realise that sometimes the things that are good for us don’t always seem like it at the time. That … Continue reading Guest Post #4 by Sibo Hlabangana- My favourite teacher.
As a student of life, I have learnt many life lessons and am still learning. These lessons are usually life circumstances, either good or bad, and through these lessons I have gained various experiences. My knowledge is based on the facts and ideas that I have acquired through life experiences, but as a lover of wisdom, I usually utilize reason to discern and judge which … Continue reading Guest Post #3 By Ajibola Sunday Abiodun- Life lessons.
Today marks 10,000 HITS on my blog, Alhumdullilaah! A lot of people have told me, straight away, that they don’t like what I write, or they don’t like my writing style. Some even say I don’t make much sense. You can imagine far worse things being said behind my back ! But I always ask myself this- Should I believe them and waste my time … Continue reading Overcoming negativity.
In our world today, we have a lot of amazing people who should all play a part in making it much more lively and colorful. But their ability to demonstrate to their individuality and part in making our world better is limited. Why? Because they have not yet learned how to unlock their best self. In order to be the best that you can, you … Continue reading Guest post#2 By Jane Love- Key Principles to Becoming Your Best Self