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!
Lonely. This might be an adjective that describes your mood for most of this year so far... I don't know about you, but I never quite fully liked or adjusted to the online transitions, I've always been the type that preferred physical interactions. It certainly feels like forever since I wrote on my blog. It's… Continue reading Life Happens…
Are you a bad texter? Have your friends complained about your texting habits? Do you wish you could communicate better with friends? Do you struggle with a slow response time? Read on to find out how to get better.Bad Texting Habits? Here’s a few Tips that can help I still find this very fresh and… Continue reading Bad Texting Habits? Here’s a few Tips that can help
Are you prone to exhibiting self-sabotaging behaviour? How do you even know if you are, assuming it's become a rather subconscious habit of yours, unintentionally developed over time? It's like you're armed on a battlefield, only to find that the enemy is yourself. By self-sabotage, you're practically shooting yourself in the leg and stunting your… Continue reading The Bane of Self-Sabotage.