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TEN YEARS OF BITTER SWEET MOMENTS

An open letter to my father. It’s a fact that I’ve lived with since you passed away: every happy moment will be a bitter sweet moment. All my happy moments… My first job. Graduating from University. Getting engaged. Getting married. Moving into my own home. And the list goes on and on. It has beenContinue reading “TEN YEARS OF BITTER SWEET MOMENTS”

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LIFE UPDATE

It’s no secret that this year has been particularly rough for me. A lot has happened especially within the last six months. My burnout recovery is slowly coming along. Sometimes I have to remind myself that I do not need to be doing something ‘productive’ all the time. It’s okay to split up tasks, prioritizeContinue reading “LIFE UPDATE”

An Open Letter To My 30 Year Old Self

I hope your mindset about turning 30 has changed and you’re seeing it as something positive, a milestone where you have actually achieved a lot of things given all the circumstances that you’re currently under. I’m putting in a lot of work in convincing myself that 30 is not the end of the world evenContinue reading “An Open Letter To My 30 Year Old Self”

CELEBRATING THE SMALL WINS

I promise you that one day I will sit and explain everything that is happening in my life, but that day is not today. Today I just want to remind you to celebrate the small wins. That’s what I’ve decided to do. Despite the fact that not everything in my life is going like theContinue reading “CELEBRATING THE SMALL WINS”

JUST BREATHE

It’s after ten on a Saturday night and I am here sipping tea while I decide whether this should be one of those ramble and write blogs or let it be one of those structured blog posts. At the same time I am thinking to myself does it even matter when the title of theContinue reading “JUST BREATHE”

THE TRUTH BEHIND MY UNPLANNED BREAK

Honestly I have no content planned for this week’s blog post. But in the back of my mind I knew I needed to discuss why I basically disappeared and posted very little everywhere. So this is a last minute, write as I think blog post. Bear with me. Originally I planned on taking a weekContinue reading “THE TRUTH BEHIND MY UNPLANNED BREAK”

“IF YOU SCREAM, I WILL KILL YOU.”

*** TRIGGER WARNING*** Trigger warning: This blog post contains content which may cause emotional distress to the reader. In the event that any emotional distress occurs while reading the post, kindly desist from reading and seek professional help immediately. If you are concerned that this post may trigger an adverse reaction at this point, kindlyContinue reading ““IF YOU SCREAM, I WILL KILL YOU.””

REMINDER – NOBODY’S RELATIONSHIP IS PERFECT

For the purpose of this blog post I will be using the terms ‘relationship’ and ‘marriage’ interchangeably. Recently someone had some malicious things to say about my relationship with Kevin. Of everything that was said, what struck me the most was when they said we think we have “the perfect relationship”. Since as a writerContinue reading “REMINDER – NOBODY’S RELATIONSHIP IS PERFECT”

MY TWENTY DAILY AFFIRMATIONS

We’ve all come across the term affirmation at least once in our lives or even see posts stating to affirm whatever quote is attached. But what is an affirmation? According to Crystal Raypole from Healthline, affirmations are a self-help strategy used to promote self-confidence and belief in your own abilities (2020). This blog post willContinue reading “MY TWENTY DAILY AFFIRMATIONS”