Grow, from unexpected places

If you don't like what someone has to say about you, make sure you're not rejecting it because of who's saying it.The truth about us is often spoken by our enemies, regardless of their motivation to do so.Growth is often experienced at the hands of those we hold in contempt.When you surround yourself with people [...]

Rediscover who you are

The journey of rediscovery of the self is the greatest joy of all.It shakes off the cobwebs that life tends to accumulate, and breaks the chains that we've used to tether ourselves to past experiences. Rediscover who you really are, so that you can shake off the debris that you accumulated through the years with [...]

What do you see in the mirror?

Given how easily we can change how we present ourselves to others through social media these days, it's important to remember how much of our authenticity has to be sacrificed in the process. Be true to yourself, online and offline, and you won't need filters to make your life or yourself appear to be different [...]

The silent ones

True misery doesn't love company.It decays the soul in silence.When someone is complaining, it's because they still have hope that someone cares enough to listen or respond.Or even to empathise.When they give up on these three things, they go silent because they have grown to accept that no one else cares, or understands the state [...]

A healthy self esteem is the greatest gift

I believe that the greatest gift we can give our children is a healthy self-esteem.Without it, they’ll seek affirmation from the worst sources in their quest to feel appreciated.The greatest skill they can acquire is that of observation, which in turn, develops their critical thinking skills. Without it, they’ll struggle to tell truth from falsehood, [...]