• Adulting,  BIRTHDAY,  lifestyle,  Podcast,  QUOTES

    On Lesson 25 @25 ii

    “Perspective is everything when you are experiencing the challenges of life”. – Joni Eareckson Tada In the previous post I started ON PERSPECTIVES as the 25th lesson I learnt at 25 and I said I’d like to share two(2) nuggets that I’m practicing from the lesson. I hope it comes handy for you too. Firstly, Vulnerability is a form of Strength Just when you thought you’ve seen it all, felt it all, known it all. . . You’ll flip to another chapter, make a turn at a corner, meet someone new or even evolve. And it changes everything, you’ll realize you’re just a tyro. Still so many things to LEARN…

  • Adulting,  BIRTHDAY,  lifestyle,  Podcast

    On Lesson 25 @25

    Quote: “When you take control of your attitude, you take control of your life.” Roy T. Bennett Incase you missed it, I had my 25th birthday on Friday 31st of May and I’m still yet to recover from the experience, still getting gifts and the love shown has been overwhelming. Thanks to y’all, a thug almost cried. Since I started officially writing in 2015, I’ve had a tradition of writing out lessons learnt for each age yearly on my birthday and this year won’t be an exception. Over the years, I’ve highlighted 24 lessons amongst which includes; – Write it down – Let it go – Do it anyway –…

  • lifestyle,  Mental health

    Wednesday Wisdom; On Emotions

    “Your emotions are the slaves to your thoughts, and you are the slave to your emotions”. – Elizabeth Gilbert According to Wikipedia, Emotion is a mental state associated with the nervous system brought on by chemical changes variously associated with thoughts, feelings, behavioural responses, and a degree of pleasure or displeasure. While Merriam Webster defines it as a conscious mental reaction (such as anger or fear) subjectively experienced as strong feeling usually directed toward a specific object and typically accompanied by physiological and behavioral changes in the body Emotions as seen in these definitions can have an important influence on physical health, hence it is crucial to deal effectively with…

  • Depression,  lifestyle,  Mental health

    Tuesday Thoughts: On Mindfulness

    “The mind is its own place and in itself, can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.” – John Milton Another word that could replace mindfulness is awareness (in a self related way). When there is a direct, intuitive knowing of what you are doing while you are doing it. It is being conscious of what’s happening to both your mind and body, and familiar with the outside world as well. According to the numerous researches done on mindfulness, it has been proved to be essential and put to use by professionals in Counselling, Court rooms, Boardrooms, Schools, Prisons, Reform institutions, and hospitals across the world. It is…

  • Inspiration,  life lessons,  lifestyle

    From Heart to the Lips

    I am a big fan of “Words of Affirmation“, and I believe in the “Law of Attraction“ that you attract what you think and speak on, hence, I’ve put this to practice many times and seen it work. Even the scripture says, “As a man thinks in his heart, so is he” (paraphrased). Affirmations are positive statements that describe a desired situation, these statements are usually repeated many times to influence the subconscious mind to do positive action and it usually just keep your energy and confidence high throughout the day. But, affirmation is deeper than mere repetition of words. There is need for an indepth understanding of the underlying…