Today is my late sister’s birthday. The third year since she left us. It may sound like a long while back but thinking about it still gives me the chills. Grieving a beloved does that to you. I have replayed a lot of conversations we had before that fateful day, scrolled through pictures and videos … Continue reading Kiki: Happy Birthday to my Darling Sister in Heaven.
Do not get it twisted. I have a father, whom I totally love and respect. Every time this day comes am however left wondering whether I would have preferred a better one than the one I am currently blessed with. My answer is always the same. Yes, the same man I call Dad would still … Continue reading The Meaning of ‘Happy Father’s Day’ for a Daughter Raised by a Single Mother.
Image by Donna Hovey from Pixabay I have noticed that am itching whenever I am in a mask and my nose, chin and cheek area are breaking out compared to the past especially whenever am having to step out of the house and be outdoors for longer periods of time. Initially, I suspected it might … Continue reading How to Deal with and Prevent Maskne (Is than even a word?)
Pixabay.com Have you ever had an anxiety attack? The feel like your heart is literally about to detach from your chest. I am trying to find a better narrative to describe this but if you have had one, then you certainly have an idea. Your body feels like it is crawling out of your skin, … Continue reading What does an Anxiety Attack Feel Like?
Yours truly This night owl is up, as usual, getting some writing done. I suspect most of us had compiled ‘to do’ lists, missions and objectives for 2020. Well, that was before the COVID-19 pandemic came knocking and everything came to a screeching halt. Here is my account of the build up to that grim … Continue reading My COVID-19 Story: When Reality Hits
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Dear friends, As I sat in the park after my morning walk, my wife came and slumped next to me. She had completed her 30-minute jog. We chatted for a while. She said she was not happy in life. I looked up at her in sheer disbelief since she seemed to have the best of … Continue reading 4 Happiness Determining Hormones
Have you had a sudden face break out and have no explanation why that is? Well, facial break outs are common and can be caused by amongst other things hormonal imbalance, heat rash, acne, scrubbing your skin too hard, the skin’s reaction to the use of harsh facial creams that dry it out and block … Continue reading Quick and Easy make-up Sponge Cleaning Hack
I am always thrilled to share some personal moments, inspired by some exceptional customers I’ve had the utmost pleasure to serve and most importantly, the lessons I derive from them. If you work in customer service, you’ll agree with me that it is not an entirely easy job. However, I however find beauty in the … Continue reading Inspiration: Tête-à-tête with a lymphoma warrior