F What Everyone Else Thinks

…Now if you know me,… you know that I’ve always tried to be very self-aware and so when I noticed how these comments of his would make me feel, I began to question whether my feelings towards them weren’t in fact just a projection of my own insecurities from feeling undervalued…

Things I Wish People Wouldn’t Do

“If the world is cold, make it your business to build fires” – Horace Traubel Note: These are written in no specific order Caring About Weight On Other People To be honest, if you cannot change it on their behalf,…just leave it be! I mean truth be told, everyone carries around enough insecurities as it…

Best Pieces of Advice I Ever Got

Advice defn: Guidance or recommendations offered with regard to prudent future action. From my family to people I have had the pleasure (or the ‘unpleasure’) of having interacted with in my life, these are ten pieces of advice I remember the most and that have helped me navigate life. I have tried to give a…

This Made So Much Sense

I’ve heard that dreams are really just film-like projections that our minds make when we’re asleep, based off of the strongest emotion or feeling we went to bed with that day. That when we’re awake, the things we see or go through trigger certain emotions like happiness, sadness, excitement or stress but that when we’re…

Biggest Lesson I Have Learned

Two of the most challenging years later and two job changes later as well, if there’s someone who has gone through a lot, it’s me. Lost my uncle and my grandmother this year, I stop writing on this blog, never posted as much on social media (especially Facebook), had a few nervous breakdowns and was…

Gladys Mollah on Ending #PeriodPoverty

“If you are not networking, you are not working.” Denis Waitley. I happened to stumble upon that quote online while looking for the best way to describe a feature on my mid-morning radio show called ‘Tricks of The Trade’. It’s by Denis Waitely who is a motivational speaker but also an award winning author, with…

Jumping Hurdles

Hurdle : definition  one of a series of upright frames over which athletes in a race must jump. (“a hurdle race”). Also, a problem or difficulty that must be overcome. We are halfway through the year and I have finally managed to write up another piece! If you’ve already been on this (rarely updated but presumably…

Smiling Through My 2018 Roller Coaster!

From the goals I started out trying to achieve then stopped, to life changes I endured in my personal and career life, 2018 has really outdone itself! This has by far been the greatest roller coaster of my life thus far and here’s why. First of all, thank you for getting to this part. To…

Saying Goodbye To WBWR

Three months ago, I received some good news and some bad news. The bad news was that my good friend and colleague of many years Mwalimu Rachel was leaving HBR. The good news was that I was finally going to get my own daily show!! You can imagine how THAT would be anyone’s dream right?…

The One Step Rule

There is such beauty in simplicity. Let’s face it. We live in a world where social media has made it absolutely necessary to “have a life”, to “show your journey” and to “be the best version of yourself”. I mean god forbid if you posted the selfie where the light was terrible and that was…