You Are Enough

You should stop trying to be someone else. Let it go. That unrealistic target is not happening. Become the best you instead. Who said you aren’t enough? Who said you aren’t sexy, intelligent, cool or desirable? Who you are is glorious. Your life stands for something. You are important enough to exist. You are significant[…]

How You Walk Into a Room

You stride in like the space and everything in it belongs to you. You walk into the room oblivious about everything and everyone but the purpose for which you came. You walk in, adjusting your ill-fitting clothes. You walk in, shy and self-conscious, looking down, until you almost trip over something. You walk in flaunting[…]

Manipulative Friendships

George B. Shaw said, “I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig. You get dirty, and besides, the pig likes it.” One thing many may not understand is that argumentative people thrive during conflicts. They enjoy the attention that strife brings; can scarcely handle being alone or being anywhere but the centre of attention. To[…]

Human Value

When people consider the value you could bring to a relationship then say, “Your own is too much”, don’t feel bad about yourself. Rather, feel sorry for them. They just made a statement of who they are. Those who recognise value, see it everywhere. Not just in relationships, but in business, in investments and in life.[…]

Body Shaming & Competitive Advantage

In secondary school, I experienced body shaming. I was overweight and my “friends” considered it a good idea to give me a nickname – Captain Frightfully Delicious. (FD for short.) They taunted me and then some boys joined in too. I had a gap year after secondary school. (Universities were on strike so I couldn’t be[…]

Insecurity

I have noticed three interesting types of insecurity. There’s the instance when an insecure person seeks to make others insecure so they can feel better about themselves. They are constantly trying to fit people into boxes; bring them to their level or belittle them. There’s another I call, “smartest guy in the room syndrome”. You[…]