3 Ways Music Motivates and Saves You

“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” – Bob Marley Listening to music is such an integral part of my life. Music is my source of motivation, comfort, enjoyment and peace. What I love about music is the ability of sounds to uplift you. I listen to a variety […]

3 Simple Reasons Why Meditation Matters

I started focusing on yoga and meditation when I was in university. I was drawn to it because I wanted to do something that would help me feel less stressed and anxious. I’m glad I started because taking time out of my day to meditate and do yoga has helped in many ways. I suggest […]

How To Cope When Your Plans Don’t Work Out

The reality of life is that the things we plan don’t always work out. We find ourselves in unexpected places, situations and events. This can be difficult to deal with. My experiences have led me to understand that sometimes your plans don’t work out but you have to learn to still ride the wave. Here […]

Are You Wearing a Mask for the World?

I love the late Maya Angelou’s poetry because her voice is unique, touching and mesmerizing. There’s a poem of hers that I adore. I found it years ago on Youtube. It is called “The Mask.” It is her adaptation of the poem by Paul Lawrence called “We Wear the Mask” I’ll share a few lines […]

How Elizabeth Gilbert Compels Us to Seek Our Bliss

I’ve read “Eat, Pray, Love” several times. I don’t recall whether the first time I read it was in highschool or university. What I know is that it made me emotional reading it the first time. It made me emotional because the author was very honest about her feelings. Her dissatisfaction with her life and […]

What it Means to Value Yourself

To value yourself is critical. It affects your perception of you and your life. Whether or not you value yourself will affect your friendships and relationships either positively or negatively. The question then becomes, what does it mean to value yourself? Below, I share what I’ve learned/learning through my journey on self -love about what […]

How Faith Helps Me Through Uncertain Times

My faith sustains me. It is what enables me to wake up and get out of bed. God gives me hope especially when things in my life are uncertain. I’m sure we’ve all had those moments when we weren’t sure where life is taking us. I had that moment after my highschool graduation. I wasn’t […]

How to Shake Off Thoughts of Not Being Good Enough

One of the things I struggled with during my adolescence and still now as a young adult are thoughts of not being good enough. What happens is that I contemplate why my life is and isn’t a certain way. I question why my career goals aren’t manifesting the way I would hope. I question the […]

3 Reasons Why You Need Time Alone

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I’ve noticed from experiences and conversations, it appears common for people to associate being with others as good and being by yourself as strange or sad. We’ve given the word “alone” a bad name. I remember at my first job, I was speaking to a co-worker about this. We laughed […]