My Dearest Daniella (letters to my younger self)

"My Dearest Daniella, With your face to the sun and dreams bigger than your smile. Five years feels like yesterday and many moons ago at the same time. That independent, smart and brave eighteen year old girl determined to change her generation's pattern and discover herself. As I reflect and tears roll down my face, … Continue reading My Dearest Daniella (letters to my younger self)

Words Hurt as Well as Sticks and Stones (Part II)

So many times we say things about ourselves that are so demeaning, and we wonder why things are so unfavourable for us. We put negative energy in the world to multiply and follow us. Even if it's a joke; the words are still released in the same way. It's one of the reasons you are … Continue reading Words Hurt as Well as Sticks and Stones (Part II)

You Are What You Call Yourself

I have this friend that continually calls me a girl even though I remind them that I don't identify with that word. They didn't seem to understand the idea behind it, but I felt the need to explain my stance to prevent any further confusion. So the story goes like this: "I made a conscious … Continue reading You Are What You Call Yourself

#thursdaythoughts02012020

The first Thursday thought of the new month, the new year, the new decade should be about pushing yourself. Last year was about the realisation of self-worth, now this year is about utilising the potential. What goals are you starting (and continuing) this year? Hope this gives you the push to get it going. Pax … Continue reading #thursdaythoughts02012020

Generational Curses 102: Parenting Styles

This post was inspired by a video I saw on Instagram which talks about "Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome." It gives a brief explanation about why parents (descendants of slaves) behave the way they do. I found it quite insightful and helped me understand why I experienced certain things growing up as a child. It's no … Continue reading Generational Curses 102: Parenting Styles

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A FaceBook Reminder

I was scrolling through facebook and I was reminded about something I posted a year ago. It was a poetry project I had completed; I research the meaning of my names and wrote a descriptive paragraph about myself. Looking back at it now, I have to say that I have maintained the level of growth … Continue reading A FaceBook Reminder

F is for Forward

I was on my way to a workshop about 'having an entrepreneurial mindset.' When checking in, I found this button with the letter F. It was catchy and colourful, and I was instantly drawn to it. Without looking at the associated company, the first word I linked F to was FORWARD. FORWARD came to mind … Continue reading F is for Forward

Pre and Post: Year 25

I didn't feel like I lived until I turned 25. I was so caught up in my insecurities and listened to other people that I never did want I wanted. I remember distinctively; I wanted to do a queen show. I got the form and filled it out but didn't submit it because I persuaded … Continue reading Pre and Post: Year 25

Generation Curses 101

During my introspection, the term ‘generational curse’ appeared a lot in my feed. It seemed like an entirely new concept as I couldn’t recall anyone speaking about it growing up. I did my research, but it was quite hard to find a proper definition. Based on what I read, I came up with this explanation. … Continue reading Generation Curses 101

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Growth is possible, you just need to know who you have to keep in your circle! The InspiredThe MotivatedThe Open-mindedThe PassionateThe Grateful Pax et Felicitatem,Nomadic Mind Wanderer

What I learnt When Dating Myself…

One of the very first dates I had I took the time to get to know the "me" that has been tucked away so long behind all the fear, regrets and negativity. I wanna showcase the beauty of myself, when I finally decide to pay attention. My list will continuously grow as the dating process … Continue reading What I learnt When Dating Myself…

Relatability…

Being human, you realise that you have a connectivity with the world.

The Fear of Wanting More…

May it be a new experience, new love, or job; you always find yourself having butterflies in your stomach mixed in with some anxiety and nervousness. These are all normal feelings for you to experience when trying something different. What's not acceptable is when the fear becomes too much, and you get scared. Your mind … Continue reading The Fear of Wanting More…

The Value of Synchronicity..

We encounter so many signs and we ignore them or label it as 'deja vu'. Have you ever thought about the significance of these occurrences? These signs/symbols come into our lives to direct us on to our intended path. We become so distracted by all the glamour of this world that we forget our link … Continue reading The Value of Synchronicity..

Purpose Achieved or Purpose Unfilled…

Recently I have been drawn to writing stuff, hence the birth of the blog; I always got this nagging sensation to write words down. If I didn't do it, I just saw words replay in my mind until I wrote it down. The night before I started writing about this topic, I recited the words … Continue reading Purpose Achieved or Purpose Unfilled…

Cleanliness is close to Godliness…(pt2)

Being aware that there are burdens in your life is one thing, but actively trying to get rid of those burdens is another thing. No one is expected to get rid of all their problems overnight, but working on a challenge each night does add up. I started following blogs that addressed the issue of … Continue reading Cleanliness is close to Godliness…(pt2)

Cleanliness is close to Godliness…(pt 1)

Growing up, I always heard the saying cleanliness is close to Godliness. I always thought that was my mother's way of getting me and my siblings to clean the house and yard every day. Keeping the place so clean that all will be right in the universe. As I grew older, I realised I should … Continue reading Cleanliness is close to Godliness…(pt 1)