Mindfulness as a COVID19 Coping Technique

Its mental health awareness month, and it’s also mental health awareness week. Statistics show that nearly 45% of adults mental health in the USA have been negatively impacted due to worries and stress over the virus. In Kenya alone, Intimate Partner Violence plus Gender Based Violence cases have […]

Dreams of a Better Future

Have you ever bonded with someone too quick? Almost too quick? And discovered a few weeks or months later that it was not the best idea to bond with this person at all? That there was too much pain there? Or anger? Whatever it was, it made you […]

5 ways to take care of your mental health during #21daysLockdown

I borrowed this from DESTINY CAREERS authored by Pearl Boshomane Tsotetsi because why invent something that already exists? Go read some more under the Life Under COVID-19 —————————————————————————————– Here are five simple but effective tools you can use to keep yourself and those who are around  you psychologically […]

6 Types Of Boundaries You Deserve To Have and How To Maintain Them

This is copied from MBG relationships authored by By Elizabeth Earnshaw. Many people have the wrong idea about boundaries. They believe that they already have good boundaries when in reality they have brick walls, or they believe that boundaries are “unkind.” Healthy boundaries are the ultimate guide to […]

BikoZulu on Fatherhood & Father wounds

What if you saw your father murder your mother? Watched your mother bleed to death? What if you then saw your father behind bars as you testified to get him put in jail? What happens to you when you have to live an entire life with this memory? […]

Lwile the Leo on Personality-Changing-Pressure

I stumbled onto this blog-post and I really want to share it with you. I copy-pasted the whole post – but please go to Lwile the Leo’s blog and binge! You will love it. ——————————————————————————————————————- In 2014/2015 my BFF told me that firstborns are their mum’s best friends. […]

Kaari – a mother without a child

Kaari was 35 closing up on 36 when she realized that she may never have her own children. Not a single child from her body. She had never been married, not for lack of mates, rather lack of interest in the institution of marriage. There had been relationships, […]

Christine and Castro

I started writing this on the 18th of November. That is three weeks ago. You know how they speak about work-life balance? Well that is just hot-air because sometimes, work is the entirety of life. Additionally, life is work – the daily activity of living is hard work. […]

We don’t know them – and yet

I don’t know these women, yet, my heart is broken by their deaths. We have never met the children and they mean nothing to us. Why then does it feel like our collective souls were dragged into the children’s death. You know nothing about these murderous men or […]

21 days as the Beginning of New Beginnings

Have you ever heard that it takes 21 days to change or set a habit? Have you tried it and has it worked? It is a lie. The lie started in 1960 when the Dr. Maltz published his thoughts on behavior change in a book called Psycho-Cybernetics (audiobook). […]