Make growth your daily lifestyle

SELF- INDUCED PAIN AND HOW TO GET OVER IT

Self- induced pain, its pain you experience because of the negative things you think about. Pain sucks and naturally, people have breakdowns. I’m not talking about physical pain more of emotional pain. Mental torture. Usually, we always have defensive explanations as to why we are the way we are or who caused us pain. Hold grudges and at some point, we can’t even get over them which leads to us being bitter. I wish I had a whole article on…

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EVERYDAY LIVING WITH INTENTION AND ITS LIBERATING BENEFITS

Doing things with intention is being aware of why you are doing them and how you are doing them. Let’s say you wanted to be friends with someone and build your friendship, calling them will be with the intention of showing you care. Hanging out with them will be with the intention to get to know them better and create memories. I’m one of those people who if I`m building some kind of friendships or whatever, I do it with…

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TWO POWERFUL MINDSET CHANGES THAT ARE LIFE CHANGING

It’s all about the mindset. One time I read somewhere that, 3 out of 4 patients in hospital beds have emotionally induced diseases. I had a what moment for a second until the author explained. It all lies in our mindset. Your mind doesn’t know what`s right or wrong and so whatever you tell it, it does exactly that, like literally. If you say, you really sick, your mind will do its very best to convince you that. I’m sure…

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DO THIS AND HELP MAKE SOCIETY A BETTER PLACE

Every day the young ones look up to you. They copy what you do or even say. I know I’ve picked so much from my dad that it’s astonishing but hey, it was all good. You are a mirror to yourself and others as well. To build a better society we need to be cautious of how you treat yourself and others as well. We cant change the truth; it is what it is. How best can you be the…

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FREE AND EASY WAY TO BE SELFLESS WHILE BEING SELFISH

Every day choosing yourself is termed as being selfish. But the truth be told, you can’t save everyone, not just that you can’t save even a few people if you don’t choose yourself. Choose to be selfish and work on yourself. Choose what you do and for my blogger blogging friends, I have something for you here. work on what you want to work on; its all part of choosing yourself. Choosing yourself means taking care of yourself so you…

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PROACTIVITY IS THE POWERFUL SECRET INGREDIENT TO A HAPPY LIFE

You could choose to live a life of being proactive or being reactive. It’s a decision we make every day; every second. We live most of our lives being reactive and not proactive; you know why? Because being reactive is easy. Blame people; take no responsibility and have nothing to do with your future, you choose to let life happen to you and not for you. When life happens for you; you learn, gain experience and you become better. You…

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POWERFUL- LIFE-CHANGING WAYS TO END AND START A MONTH

It’s a new month and most of us just note it and move on. I don’t know how you end your month; maybe you do by celebrating in with a bottle of wine or just drink after drink. Either way; that’s good but here is another way to keep on track. The previous month is one and the new ones if here; hence new things in terms of growth. Here how to end it like the winner you are; Review…

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3 STEPS TO EMERGE A WINNER AFTER A ROUGH TIME

Every time you happen to be going through something you have to see the bigger picture. If you don’t chances are you will be stuck with then victim mentality. Why you, and all the negatives you could possibly come up with. It can get tough but worse has happened to other people, toughen it up. Most of the time when going through something life-changing we end up getting traumatized and stuck there. It happens all the time. This is to…

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3 MUST HAVE FACE PRODUCTS GOING AT A DISCOUNT

Taking care of our skin especially our faces is a priority. Everyone wants that smooth skin that glows. So recently, I posted a video on Facebook, and people flooded in my inbox asking what I use, my face was glowing abet. So apart from the green smoothies I recommended, there is also the outside part where you have to be careful about what you put on your face. Here are my secret weapons; Rose water This is a great ingredient…

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GRATITUDE BENEFITS AND THE POWER IT HOLDS

Gratitude is life-changing. It shifts your mind to positivity and let’s go of the negativity. I recently posted on my social media handles how I always start my mornings. One being with smoothies and journaling. When it comes to journaling, I start with five things I`m grateful for, I call it the gratitude moment. List the thing you are grateful for every morning, trains your mind to see what you have. Most people, live their lives chasing what they don’t…

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POWERFUL WAYS TO START YOUR DAY LIKE A SUCCESSFUL PERSON

Mornings are crucial and should be powerful. How your day goes is pretty much determined by how you start your morning. How do you want your day to feel? How do you plan to treat others today?  What pace are you setting for your day? Can you do more? Be more? Most people just roll over and the first thing they go for is their phone. Here are things you should avoid in the morning; Smart phones; Social media (what…

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Happily investing in relationships and love

Relationships need investment in so many ways. Not just the usual but if anything needs work and you are working to make it grow its an investment. Most relationships fail because no one wants to look like they love the other more. The ego contest thing.  I will call you a hundred times, call your family and call your friends that I don’t like btw just to make sure you are okay. Loyalty  We invest in loyalty. There are a…

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PROBLEM-SOLVING TRICKS FOR SMART PEOPLE

Problem-solving is a skill we all need to survive. If we don’t solve problems, we end up with piled problems and issues that hurt us or cost us in ways we never thought possible. Back in college I remember being taught how to think critically, it’s something we need in line with journalism as a profession. I have a friend who does its well, which we used to call her critical thinker. While critical thinking is vital in problem-solving; it’s…

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I COME BEARING AMAZING GIFTS JUST FOR YOU

Great news day! But before that; When I made the decision to let you guys into my world, I wasn’t so sure to what extent. I wrote I story about a tinder date that you all loved and had to delete because the other part wasn’t comfortable. Well, I respected that and took it down. Phew! I feel like I’ve lifted a burden on my shoulder by telling you that. I just didn’t know how to tell you especially because…

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MEN MASTURBATING IN PUBLIC AND FEELING LIKE A VAGINA ON LEGS

This won`t be a very long article because its complaining time. We were walking home with my cousin and I see a guy on the side of the road with his hard-on penis out. For a second was like he is probably peeing. Being uncomfortable I started telling my cousin about it and I wanted to look at his face. This guy was staring at us. Like we locked eyes for a sec before we all looked away. Some time…

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Drink beauty and get that healthy, glowing skin

Time to power up your week. What better way to do it than the things you consume? We are what we eat; we assume this but it’s true. I’ve talked about changes I’ve made and when it comes to health and that glowing skin, it all goes down to what we eat. So I cut off sugar. I honestly I’m not such a sugar person but I would take sugar now and then but now we are done and I’m…

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Dealing with intense feelings of inadequacy in a healthy & genius way

So much is happening now and it almost feels like a lot is happing at a snail pace. There are no jobs whatsoever, and all plans had to be re-planed again. Not once but over and over and over. When it comes to finances, man it’s a struggle. When you can’t get what you want or be who you want; feelings of inadequacy creep in. I’ve had those feelings for a while now and recently I was talking to a…

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PLEASE DELETE MY NUMBER, BECAUSE IM SHAMELESSLY DELETING YOURS

Blogging has been a wild ride, it’s a learning curve for me. I’ve had days when I’ve questioned this journey and days where I’ve appreciated it. There are days when blogging has kept me from going insane. Thanks for the support from a few of my friends. Here is the thing with journeys and friendships, people are your biggest supporters verbally. They support you and hype you with words. It’s convenient for them. And you being on the journey that…

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This is me changing in a powerful way, so should you …..

Over the past few weeks, I took it upon myself to share with you, personal development exercises that helped me and I hoped they helped you as well. Recently I’ve been reading a lot and I love it, I’m not complaining. With reading comes growth. One of the things that have really blown my mind is the fact that we as humans have the freedom to choose. Freedom to choose We have the freedom to choose in so many ways.…

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My untold dirty past; Depression and addictions

I thought 2019 was the worst, well 2020 was probably chuckling when I cursed the previous year. Personally, 2019 was the worst in terms of mental health for me. In March last year, I went to get anxiety medication only to be told am depressed. I used Doctor Google to determine what was ailing me. Lol, don’t use google just go to the hospital. Shocked but glad that I was getting medication. Before I went for medication, I had countless…

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Purpose and my love life in a nutshell

Reflecting back at my failed relationships and I can’t tell you why I dated the guys I dated. Were they attractive to me, yes actually handsome! Very handsome that I was so proud of being around them. Don’t misquote me, that was not all but let’s be honest physical appearance does play a role. The problem was I lacked was a purpose for dating. why was I in a relationship? I don’t know. Was it to get married? I guess…

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How a broken sandal lead to the birth of great friendship

So I’m a loner, people close to me know that. For some reason, I managed to make good friends in college. I remember the first day when I met her and we talked for a minute and decided to go get some fresh juice downstairs. Well, that marked the beginning of a great friendship that I hold dear to my heart.   Fast forward we were going home one day, the usual after classes in the evening. I was wearing…

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INFLUENCE AND HOW TO MANAGE IT

Influence is a powerful tool. Whether we admit it or not, every day we are influenced by people around us, television, and our peers. Personally I’ve been influenced, a lot and I never thought of it as a big deal. But come to think of it, it’s a powerful way of even controlling someone. Look at politics, it’s all about influence, candidates chose a party that has more influence. Voting is an individual thing but a lot of influence has…

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GOALS AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Goals are important. The feeling of achieving something is unmatched. With every goal one achieves comes growth. And with growth, comes going places and living your best life. When it comes to goals, people think one has to think big. Even reading a whole book in a week is a goal. Simple goals contribute to the bigger goal or a dream you want to achieve. This addresses the power that lies in what you do every day because it determines…

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COMMUNICATION, AND LISTENING EFFECTIVELY

Communication can make or break a relationship. Either in families or any other kind of relationship. Communication takes a lot. Yes, we all know how to talk but that’s not it. we don’t listen. A lot of people listen to respond. Not so many people were raised in homes where they could just converse and not be defensive. And as a friend of mine said, listening is such an underrated skill. Having said that; what can you do to communicate…

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CREATIVITY, WORDLESSNESS, AND HEALING

Creativity is one of the things that humans have in abundance. I believe once one tap`s into that, you are untouchable. A lot of people live all their lives without even tapping the slightest potential they hold within them. They worked hard and struggled all through. That shouldn’t be the case for you or anyone else. As humans, we have creativity and potential within us. Once we start tapping into that, there isn’t anything we can’t achieve into this world.…

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5 HABITS ESSENTIAL FOR SURVIVAL

Habits can build or destroy you. Growing up we live according to rules or expectations. We develop habits recommended for us or rather things that are assumed to be good habits. That works just fine except when we grow up. It’s like we have released form this bubble and now we have to survive and make something of ourselves. I won’t lie, it’s a struggle. Values are what separates people from others and are shown through habits. In such a…

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PERSONAL MANAGEMENT, AND CIRCLE OF INFLUENCE

Personal management is outlining one’s goals and working towards those, it’s vital.  We all want to grow and in order to do that, we need to excel in personal management. A lot of times, one is told to have a positive attitude and be nice to people and all these fixes you get to do on the outside to fit better in life. Well, if one doesn’t excel in personal management and have their goals in place and work towards…

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DAILY ACTIVITIES AND THEIR ROLE IN ONE’s FUTURE

Daily activities consist of our routines. Many times as we grow we don’t put much thought on our daily activities. Turns out, anyone`s future lies in what we do on a daily basis. Months ago, and this may sound stupid, if you told me this, I would hear you but assume it`s just part of the advice` s and useless ones that youth encounter daily. Today, I take more seriousness in that. Let me explain it to you; DAILY ACTIVITIES…

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TIME MANAGEMENT, AND GOAL SETTING WEEKLY

Time management is a follow up of the last weeks of personal development exercise. Last week we had an exercise to help you determine your roles and what are the end results you want to achieve and work towards achieving that. This week lets focus on time management. Time is money, that’s what they say. Most busy people have schedules and generally, we assume only busy people need schedules. It’s not like that, from my personal experience everyone needs a…

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PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT EXERCISE JUST FOR YOU

Personal development is vital, and we as the youth need it. Everyone has immense power in them, the personal will to be better and achieve our dreams. Engaging in personal development exercises will help a lot in that and I intend to help you tap into that power within you. While there many issues affecting the youth, we are capable of achieving anything by just taking the initiative to do something about it. To choose to live a proactive life…

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SELF-AWARENESS AND WHY YOU SHOULD HAVE IT

Self- awareness is having knowledge of one’s character, feelings, and desires. Sometimes back I used to wonder if people who are not self -aware are happier. They would live how they are expected to and not bother to find more. Are they happier or ignorant? I`ve also questioned my happiness and wished I wasn’t so self- aware but with time I started understanding why self -awareness is important. Self – awareness helps one grow and even when you do, it’s…

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FEED YOUR MIND POSITIVITY EVERYDAY

A wise man will be master of his own mind, a fool be its slave – Publilius Syrus That is a popular saying among the smart people and the most successful ones in the world but it’s determined by what you feed your mind. It’s easy to say, but mastering one’s mind is no joke. Two weeks ago during this quarantine, I decided to make some changes in how I spend my days at home. And among the things I…

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BOY CHILD IN KENYA HAS NEGLECTED HIMSELF

The boy child claims to have been neglected something that I disagree with. Don’t judge me yet before you hear me out. Women in a long time were neglected but in recent years we have seen the girl child rise and take her place of equity with the opposite gender. This didn’t happen overnight, it’s a fight that many have had to pay for. Since 1916 when the first contraceptive method was made legal for women in America, it marked…

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Face care routine that will change your life.

Developing a face care routine will save you lots of trouble in the future. it goes for both men and women. Who said men can’t have great skin? I like men who take care of themselves. Anyway, during this quarantine its the best time to develop a face care routine and come out of this pandemic glowing. That glow does something to one’s self confidence. I’ll share my face care routine with home remedies just like how the recipe for…

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Personal development steps that are easy to follow.

Personal development steps can be tricky when done wrong. When it comes to personal development it’s more of planning and less of living blindly and hoping that God or a plan is set for you already. Well, that might be the case depending on what you believe in but it all goes down to planning and much. Self-development has numerous benefits that I would imagine you are definitely interested in. If at all you have dreams and want to live…

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Happy Mothers Day

Its happy mother’s day and for all the mothers out there we love you and appreciate you in every way. Without mothers, I imagine the world would be so dark and unbearable but here they are and I’m more than happy to have you around. For my mom, you’ve made me the woman I am today. I look back at my life and see how you’ve shaped me into this young ambitious woman I am today. Words fail me when it…

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Personal development; 5 reasons why it’s important despite one’s age

Personal development is things that improve self- awareness, character, skills, and generally anything that contributes to being the better you. Personal growth is important in anyone`s life. Those who are on the journey of personal growth are likely to make in life than those who don’t. it’s a lifelong process but worth every effort you put in it. During the quarantine period, its the best time to take a social media break and reflect on one’s life and start this…

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3 Ingredients for a toxic relationship

Toxic relationships are dysfunctional at best. It`s those relationships where one side is hurting and is afraid to call it quits for their own reasons. People hurt and end up with what has happed in Buru Buru Phase 5. There is no reason why you should stay in a toxic relationship. Love yourself enough to walk away from toxic relationships before it`s too late. Be aware of the red flags and much more. Jealousy He or she is the jealous…

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Online dating during corona pandemic; what to ask

Experts say that people using online dating during the corona pandemic are likely to make authentic connections. Dating has changed over time, and every day it becomes less and less appealing. Maybe because the whole dating dynamics have changed. Click here to read about the changing dynamics of dating. People are stuck at home, hence the willingness to talk more and get to know each other before the face to face date. It’s for that reason that online dating during…

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Lemon coffee; Easy way to lose belly fat While doing nothing

We are all now getting used to staying home. The number of coronavirus patients keeps spiking every day. It looks like we are here to stay for a while. Artists and content creators have already started complaining of running out of content. Wabosha Maxine makes things easy and quite relatable.  I thought I was the only one struggling but she changed that. Meanwhile, khaligraph Jones keeps hitting us with hit after hit. I aspire to be Kaligraph Jones stable in…

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Relationship expectations and the truth about them

These days’ people are encouraged to get in relationships with no expectations. How is it possible to do away with expectations in a relationship? It’s assumed that you won’t hurt yourself in the long run and the argument rate is assumed to be low. Well, I differ with this encouragement and thinking around expectations in relationships. Allow me to explain why; Your whole life is based on expectations Let’s start with how anyone was raised. You were expected to behave…

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SOCIAL MEDIA BREAKS AND WHY WE NEED THEM

We all need social media breaks from time to time. The social media usage rate has spiked over the past few weeks. It maybe is the best way to keep you busy but it can also be toxic. We all know, too much of something can be poisonous. During this quarantine time, one has to set healthy boundaries when using social media. This is the best time to take a break and reconnect with yourself. In case you are considering…

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THE REALITY BEHIND BEAUTY STANDARDS AND SOCIETY EXPECTATIONS

It`s unfortunate that no one is immune to the set beauty standards and expectations in the world. This has resulted in people being more self- conscious about how they look and even how they live their lives. People take offense in being called fat or dark skin to just being compared to someone who is considered morally upright.  It’s honestly time to see it for what it is.  The impossible standards and expectations set that affect us and hinder us…

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5 ESSENTIAL FOODS TO BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

Taking precautions and measures to defeat this COVID-19 – virus epidemic by following the guidelines given such as washing, social distancing and foods to eat to boost one’s immune system. This virus has literally brought the world to its knees. Prevention is better than cure. One thing to add to your list during this quarantine period is eating healthy, especially foods and fruits to boost your immune system. Here are some of the foods known to boost one`s immune system;…

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My thoughts on the book; The Subtle Art of not giving a fuck

Weeks ago I read this book; the subtle art of not giving a fuck. A close friend had recommended it and I was up for it considering I’m the caring type. I was reading it because I thought he, Mark Mason, had a secret formula on how to not give a fuck. I couldn’t wait to put the secret formula in practice. It`s a honest book filled with truth and reality checks. well, one being you can not be able…

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Spotting scammers as a writer

Having been scammed so many times that I lost count I had to start learning about these scammers. The First time I was scammed was in freelancer, I was just new in the writing world. I had just taken my course with some famous freelancer that I looked up to so much. None- of it prepared me for what was to come. Excited that I had accomplished my course I was now ready to start sending pitches and being active…

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5 Ways to make money online

Using the current technology one can make money online easily and learn other things as well. I mean its an amazing time to exist. I’m glad I exist now and I hope you too. As great as it is, it can destroy you. These days people use social media as a place to get approval and be validated. it’s bad enough and it doesn’t benefit you apart from giving you a false sense of importance. Its time for you to…

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