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.
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?
Pixabay.com I remember with nostalgia the optimism with which we started this year. I was rostered for duty at 0500am on 1st January, 2020 so my 31st of December 2019 was spent indoors, chilling and spending time with my partner. As she was reporting to work at midnight of the new year, she was up … Continue reading Introducing ZuriChats: When it Rains, Play and Dance in the Puddle
Pixabay.com It is shocking just how many of us excel in taking such great care of others and constantly neglect ourselves. A few months back, I met a lady, an exhausted looking but pleasant mother of three who chatted me as she clipped her nails away. Her hair was held up in a messy bun … Continue reading Easy Artistic and Creative, life-changing Self Care Ideas
Hope your 2020 started out great. For one, we are alive and that is something to be thankful for. I have been mute for the last month or so. Probably trying to reconstruct or simply, map out (in my head) the direction this blog will take in 2020. I would not exactly call it a … Continue reading Happy New Year 2020
I am thrilled to share with you the release of, 'A Heart in Ruins,' a book comprised of a collection of poems written years back expressing frustration, hurt, heartbreak and love during a particularly tumultuous time of my life. After that, I encountered a near-permanent writer's block which was my primary release of the issues … Continue reading Introducing my First Poetry Book, ‘A Heart in Ruins.’
I am a random human. In the sporadic way in which I do things. Why? Because I hate routine. Which explains why I never fit into the usual 9 to 5 jobs that begun and ended with meetings. I’m a nocturnal human who stays up late into the night reading all kinds of books if … Continue reading Book Review: Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson