Think you Know About Sickle Cell? These Two Women Will Challenge your Ideas

I met this two amazing women at different moments in my life. And they couldn't be more unlike each other. But strangely their stories which they continue to share daily has thought me a few great lessons about life in general, and about a neglected genetic disorder that affects up to a 100 Million people in the world right now, most of them of African descent.

March Heroines: Women Who Inspire Us

Here we go again! Last year to celebrate March which is women's month, we curated beautiful pieces of poetry that celebrate woman in all her forms. This year, we want to put some faces to those descriptions of 'Phenomenal Woman'. From politics to the arts and philantropy, our March Heroines are from every walk of … Continue reading March Heroines: Women Who Inspire Us

As I began To Love Myself

I came across this inspiring article through a link on another blog that was shared by a friend. It so moved me that I decided to get creative and made a series of social posters to share with my friends and spread the love. And I decided to share with you too. 'As I Began … Continue reading As I began To Love Myself

A FEVERISH YOUTH

Young people are hungry for role models. Raring to learn about people who are breaking new grounds and challenging the stereotypes about succeeding in the African context. It's high time we get into an era of encouraging the youth before we get there lets look at these scenarios. Carl an American, at 19 years of … Continue reading A FEVERISH YOUTH

My Extancy

Self-identity leads to self-acceptance. When you know self, the next important thing is to accept self. When we're self-accepting, we're able to embrace all facets of ourselves--not just the positive, more "esteem-able" parts. We can recognize our weaknesses, limitations, and foibles, but this awareness in no way interferes with our ability to fully accept ourselves.