Are you familiar with the idiomatic expression "fly off the handle"? Well, for clarity sake and to do away with ambiguity, it means: to lose one's temper suddenly and unexpectedly. I'm no anger management expert. But we all must admit that anger is a natural feeling that we all feel as humans, and to different… Continue reading How do you Avoid Flying Off the Handle?
Why did the wisest man look at everything as vanity? We have learned that it's sometimes okay to say no to others, but do you know how to say no to yourself? To deny yourself of things that you can do. Choosing delayed gratification instead of instant gratification. This is something our generation seems to struggle with. Scriptural Ref: Ecc. 2:9-10, 5:10-12. Do you give in to every impulse, desire and pleasure? Exercising restraint and denial is godly.
Many times we're looking, but not really seeing. Opportunities lie right in front of us but we're much too blind, or rather just distracted to see them. Like distorted glasses covering our eyes, we need them removed to get a higher, a greater perspective towards life. Sometimes, we just have our energies focused on the… Continue reading A Lesson in Missed Opportunities
Indeed not everything that glitters is gold. Not everything opportunity is a 'blessing'. Not everything that looks attractive is good. Never get so desperate for anything in life that you start to think or feel like you have no options, that you totally depend on it. Remember, you always have a choice. At the point… Continue reading A Lesson in Desperation
This is an open letter to my friend that passed a while back. Dear Adavize, While it seemed like I moved on with life after your demise, I never for one day forgot about you. You're much too precious a person to ever forget. Though sadly now, all I have are memories to cling to,… Continue reading Good Grief
The singular thought that weighs the soul down in time of grief... The mind boggling thoughts of uncertainties, what ifs, unanswered questions. Really, questions you'd never know the answers to. You find yourself going back in time, rewinding time in your mind, trying to picture alternate possibilities and realities... Wondering... Pondering... Until you find yourself… Continue reading Endless Unknown Possibilities…
Spoiler alert! This is a birthday post. I turn silver today, a quarter of a century. Cool ain't it? I've decided to share some of my favourite life lessons with you as a birthday memoir. The lessons span my core three topics on the blog: LIFE, LOVE and of course GOD. This post is a… Continue reading 25 Life Lessons at 25
As you do probably already know, I'm an advocate for mental health. Several weeks back, I suffered from consistent migraine headaches. I wondered at the root cause. And I didn't get a break till I discovered it to be: INFORMATION OVERLOAD. Never has any generation been as exposed to a plethora of information as much… Continue reading 3 Steps to Combating Information Overload
Knowledge they say is power.But what's the point of it?Of knowing?There's a world of difference between knowing and doing.Knowledge and Implementation,Information and Execution.I made a weird discovery a while back. It was sort of like a eureka moment for me.You can't know how to use what you don't know that you have.- Zizi.This was a… Continue reading The Enlightened Mind
What do you perceive? How well do you perceive things? Have you got a keen sense of perception? Our ability to perceive is based on the belief systems we've got. I'd like to say they're all innate, but no it's learned. And sometimes they become misperceptions, deviating from reality. What we perceive as real and… Continue reading Perception: The Power of a Paradigm Shift