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A Mantra: Do it for you

Learn love, learn life and all its precious sciences, and through this trying course, learn yourself – and by this I mean all the peaks and kwirks that are you.

Family Ties

In a world where no one seems safe anymore. We find that families, through the divinity that is culture and religion, are still conditioned to pass marriage down as a standard requirement. Even if this safety we hope to find in our homes seems to be compromised the most in our sacred spaces.

A single-parent home is no more broken than a full family unit where abuse is the order of the day – physical or otherwise.

The I in FAMiLY

I appreciate in this recollection of my early days, the awkward spots we find ourselves in from time to time because of what’s expected of us – even without our knowledge. The post entails the sharing of my youthful mishaps as I try to find the I in Family

Understand the part you play

I’ve been reading a lot, about being caught in an emotionally strenuous state, be it relationships or tight spaces of any form that you may find yourself in. Where that state begins, the in-between, its ending and your part in the latter are important to note in order to move forward. Most of the platforms I come across stress that it is not your fault – that you are not the problem. I beg to differ though.

Be the friend you want to see in the world

There are many things that we are taught to be as we grow, and in the midst of taking on numerous roles for everyone else, we neglect being there for ourselves. Showing great love to one another and self-love do not have to be two exclusive acts. If anything, these can give and take from each other if we let them

“You can’t pour from an empty cup”