Structure = Freedom

Having structure in my life makes a huge difference. It may seem inflexible, but I find it quite helpful and it also gives me the freedom to vary things too. Some don’t like structure because it’s normally associated with rigidity. However, this is far from the truth. When I started exercising at home, I did…

Affirm your children

Affirm your children, so they won’t need affirmations from outsiders Tell them they are loved, Tell them they are beautiful Tell them they’re intelligent Tell them they are creators Tell them all the good that they are Tell them they can achieve anything they put their minds to Teach them to love themselves Teach them…

Sometimes I am an Impostor

I recently attended the WimBiz Annual Conference and my favourite session was the Impostor Syndrome one. Why? It reminded me that I’m sometimes an impostor. Impostor syndrome refers to an internal experience of believing that you are not as competent as others perceive you to be. While this definition is usually narrowly applied to intelligence…

Every body part is important

Whilst exercising at bootcamp on Wednesday, I fell and hurt my wrist. Coach Ojoi attended fo it immediately and I felt better. However, the pain became worse during the day, I was hardly able to concentrate and ended up going to the hospital to have it checked out. It was my left wrist that was…

The love of words

There once was a little girl who loved words She loved music, she loved to sing She loved words so much she read the dictionary She played crossword puzzles with her grandfather She also read Shakespeare with him She loved words so much it translated to her love for writing and poetry She loved words…

Spending time with the ladies

In 2018, one of my goals was to spend more time with my friends. Our relationships had become more Whatsapp based, maybe the occasional phone call to some and that was it. I decided to change that and introduced the ‘Ladies Hangout’ – quarterly meetups where we were just us. No roles or responsibilities, just…

Don’t forget to be a child

As adults, it’s so easy to get carried away with ‘adulting’ that we forget to have fun. Last weekend, my sisters and I decided to take to be children again. We took the children to the playground and decided to join in the fun – two-legged race, egg and spoon race, sack race. It felt…

Not afraid of the rain 🌧

I had frequent asthma attacks growing up. They were triggered by things like dust, moisture, strong smells, fumes, drastic change in weather and being in the rain for only a few seconds. Some attacks were mild, others left me hospitalized or at home for a few days. In a bid to avoid asthma attacks, I…

Love your body

For me, there’s nothing like exercising outdoors. To breathe in fresh air, to enjoy the calmness, possibly some scenery … Mornings work best for me and so joining Coach Ojoi’s bootcamp January last year was perfect. Started off as a 3month life coaches bootcamp which challenged us to exercise at least 5 days a week…

Childhood memories

My mum loved to bake and cook and she didn’t leave us on these. Once we were old enough to understand what was going on, we were in the kitchen with her. She had a few cook books, a treasure filled with some delightful recipes. I remember our cupcake 🧁 baking days, always a delight…

Who is your boss

I attended a ‘Connecting Stories’ event today and the speaker Mrs. Ayeni shared a few lessons based on her life experiences. The one that stuck out to me was – God is your boss. She said she saw God as her boss all the time. It didn’t matter who her physical boss was – whether…

Who are you?

My children and I went to see Lion King on Sunday. What we watched wasn’t exactly new as we have seen Lion King 2 (the cartoon) so many times. The movie was easy to follow and we all enjoyed watching it. The main lesson I learned from the movie was on IDENTITY. Scar knew exactly…