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Indecision, Crisis, Paralysis (Poem)

Don't forget to volunteer. not because you're a good person but because it'll look good on your CV. Don't forget to get a degree and possibly a Masters, just to be told that, you don't have any experience. Don't forget to work, get some real life experience. Learn about people, learn to interact, have a… Continue reading Indecision, Crisis, Paralysis (Poem)

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How therapy changed my life

Self-awareness The first thing that therapy did was help me to begin understanding myself and my disorders. Having anxiety or depression and not knowing what it is or what it means is very difficult. However, once you're diagnosed and taught what it means, it makes things a little easier. You can know yourself, see the… Continue reading How therapy changed my life

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What 4 Years Together Has Brought Us

Here's what 4 years with my partner has looked like... (Anniversary inspired post) Travelled to 5 countries together: South Africa, France, Portugal, Italy, Netherlands. Many road trips Both attending university, one of us finishing. He's owned two cars, and driven about 7! I've driven 2. Quad biking in Africa. Horse riding in Africa. Go-karting in… Continue reading What 4 Years Together Has Brought Us

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Things to remember at Christmas time

We don't get to receive It's not supposed to be about how many presents we get It's not a competition of who got the best gift Don't overeat like crazy just because it's the holidays If you can't afford a present, don't put yourself in debt to get it. The person you're getting it for… Continue reading Things to remember at Christmas time

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What A Panel of Black Authors Meant for Me

On Tuesday this week, I was able to hear authors Tomi Adeyemi (pictured with me above), Yomi Adegoke, and Elizabeth Uviebinene talk at a bookstore. These authors all had one thing in common - they were black, and they were Nigerian. It was a euphoric experience! I'm not the kind of woman (and never was… Continue reading What A Panel of Black Authors Meant for Me

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Who Are You, Aside From…

Who are you aside from your race? Who are you aside from your nationality? Who are you aside from your sexual orientation? Who are you aside from your job? Who are you aside from your parental or marital status? Who are you aside from your bank account? Because in truth, none of these things give… Continue reading Who Are You, Aside From…