One of the many successful people I admire is Lisa Nichols. I was recently listening to her talk at the Mind Valley Academy on How to turn your fear into fuel – it was amazing and so many life lessons were learnt. My last post on my blog looked at one of the hindrances that deter people from going after their dreams. If you missed it, make sure you check it out here. This week, we will be looking at another stumbling block on your journey to success and that’s FEAR. So many young people are a victim of this… View Post

Hello everyone! We will be looking at one of the stumbling blocks that hinder so many young people and that is…people’s opinions!  I’ve wanted to write this post for a week now but I was unsure of how to put it all together in a concise and polite manner. But, I was reading Brown Girl Bloggers founded by Candice VanWye (a must-read blog for minority women) and I came across the post “4 reasons to do that thing you’re scared to do.” The first few paragraphs below moved me and led me to write this post. “In July of 2013… View Post

Last year, I wrote a post on ‘What to do with haters on your success journey?” I feel it’s an important post to refresh on again, this time around with a different angle. One thing I want you all to know is that people will be people, not everyone will like you, not everyone would be nice to you and it’s still something I’m getting used to and something I’ve gradually overcome-people-pleasing. The reality of the world is that we are all in a rat-race, a very selfish one; everybody is concerned about themselves, what can benefit them and what… View Post

One lesson I’m learning each day is to love me. As cliché as this may sound, it’s something I’ve made a decision to do. It is also something a lot of young people struggle with- self-love. We are always willing to look at our negative parts- what we can’t do, the mistakes we’ve made, the failures we’ve caused but not quick to highlight our successes, to embrace our uniqueness, to appreciate our ‘differences,’ it could be in terms of race, background, experiences…they are all part of our story. If you are not going to cheer ‘you,’ who will? If you… View Post