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Showing posts from January, 2018

Self Esteem and Learning to Love Myself

There was little I loved about myself while growing up. I was 16 when I noticed I was very skinny, had a big nose and battling with bad acne and pimples. I was assured it was puberty hence the acne but I was worried about the nose; I hated it for a long time, it was big, flat and out of shape or so I thought. Back in secondary school I would pinch my nose for a long time, hopefully it would have a better shape. I had beautiful friends in school back then and I would spend most of my time pointing out what face feature I liked and wished I had. During my university days, pouting was my saving grace. I would either pout or give a very big smile just to make my nose look smaller. I relied on people to give me a good validation about my looks and pictures which is really sad as I think about it now. I really feel sorry that we live in a world where there is a definition of a woman's beauty. For three years I have learnt to love my big nose, not because I was forced to or didn

12 Things 2017 Taught Me

From getting used to the idea of being single to knowing the importance of having a close relationship with God to having to deal with a bad attitude that was caused by personal issues, I would say 2017 was a good year. I had the opportunity to work on myself mentally, physically, spiritually, emotionally and health wise. While I am grateful for all of that, here are 12 things 2017 taught me:  Patience is virtue. Stay away from those shitty friends who make you feel less of yourself. It will be worth it I promise you. Its okay to feel alone, embrace it and remember your purpose. Bad things happen to everybody, how you deal with the situation matters the most. You cannot convince someone to stay. That I needed God the most in my life and it was the best thing that happened to me. Procrastination is the first and worst step to failure. Pursue progress not perfection, nobody is perfect. Never ignore your health, be sensitive to every signs and symptoms in your body and take