Tale as old as time. A fairytale classic with an even modern twist and uptake. 2021 presents yet another version of the cinderella story brought to you by Amazon. Welcome to another unconventional blog post. I present to you a movie review. I just had to do this one. I only do movie reviews for… Continue reading Cinderella Starring Camila Cabello
Humility will take you a long way in life. Life Lesson: Don't get cocky.When it seems like you're on top of the world, don't get cocky.When it seems like all is going good and you're unstoppable, don't get cocky.The thing with life is; it has a way of humbling a person in unpleasant manners...Don't wait… Continue reading A Lesson in Cockiness
In honour of the Father's day celebration. The unsung heroes are sadly not as celebrated or recognized as much as mothers. We have numerous mother's days throughout the year but just one for fathers. This blog post also does a movie review for the Netflix movie "Fatherhood" starring Kevin Hart in an against-type role. It's… Continue reading Fatherhood
The phrase "the truth is sometimes bitter", is one we all can reckon with at some point in our lives. When a lie sounds better than the truth, we tend to spin the version of a story that brings less pain. I know this because I've done it myself. We recall memories of our past… Continue reading Shading the Truth
A wise friend of mine, correctly observed that Instagram has the tendency of creating a feeling of discontent and dissatisfaction with oneself. She richly made the wise decision of actively blocking out anything and everything that gave such negative vibes. Protect yourself on the path to wholeness. The more we focus on the lives of… Continue reading The Pitfalls of Comparison
Scriptural Reference: Luke 14:28-30. This is why I often try my best to always count the cost. I don’t like unfinished businesses. I strive to make sure whatever it is that I start, I’m without a shred of doubt able to complete it. However, at this point in my life, I’ve found myself getting involved… Continue reading Count the Cost.
Hi, It's been a minute. I would like to introduce to you my podcast. Listen to the most recent episode of my podcast: Reflections on The Growth Mindset. https://anchor.fm/dara-nuga/episodes/Reflections-on-The-Growth-Mindset-eq9c0s Or, if you would rather read the transcript format, here you go: Nothing hurts more than trying and failing. Failure is harder to accept and process… Continue reading The Growth Mindset
I don't do movie reviews on a norm, and I usually do not even watch tragic ones. However, I came across the titular movie "Life in a Year" and found the storyline intriguing. I took it a step further and watched the trailer, but then my curiosity was already fully piqued. The movie stars Jaden… Continue reading Life In A Year
This year has been quite eventful on its own, full of new experiences, challenges and adventures. A new phase of adulting is what it has been. One feature, that has been a prominent occurrence and my least favorite, is “financial worry” – having financial concerns, having to worry about money… What I’ve learnt is how… Continue reading 3 Tips on a Financial Guide to Surviving Adulthood
Usually, I’d wait till I had defined answers and a set thought frame on a topic before posting on it. But I don’t have all the answers. I’d love to read your thoughts and know what you think on this dicey topic. I’m going to share two schools of thoughts regarding expectations. The point is… Continue reading Expectations: Pitfalls for Disappointment? Or Setup for Greatness!