• Lifestyle,  Mental Health

    5 practical tips to ensure you stay motivated

    “I can do this just before I sleep and still send it in time.” I told myself as I pushed away my assignment and started reading a novel. It seemed like a good idea; I was tired, I was bored and I really didn’t know if the sense of touch was exponential or not. Yet when bed time came, I was glued to my book, I hadn’t done a lick of research and I was getting drowsier by the minute. Safe to say, that assignment was never turned in. In fact, I didn’t even do the research. Have you ever done that? Pushed something important aside for later? Or convinced…

  • Faith,  Lifestyle

    Positivity : The power of your words

    Something I have learned throughout my life is that my tongue has a lot of power. James says the tongue is a spark that can set an entire forest on fire. And yet most times I forget. In the name of self depreciating jokes or being ‘real’, I get lost in spewing negative words. And I know am not the only one; we find ourselves saying things like ‘it’s ok I’m just average’ and ‘I don’t care, I’m a savage.’ And all this is in the name of being ok with who you are and being real. We forget that what we speak will always come to life, I mean…

  • Lifestyle

    Dealing with stress and anxiety: How to train your mind to think positive

    “As a man thinks in his heart so is he…” and “out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.” These are some of the few verses that really encapsulate how important positivity and positive thinking is. We are told do not worry because worrying adds no day to our lives or inch to our heights and to focus on today. But how does this positive thinking work? How is it that if our problems are cured by a positive mind that we can train our minds to think like this? Why are we still struggling with anxiety and depression if it is as simple as a positive mindset?…

  • Lifestyle

    7 simple steps to begin dealing with depression

    Depression can be a noose around your neck when you try to breathe and an anchor on your leg when you're trying to swim. It can easily paralyze you from actually living. So here are the 7 steps I use to deal with my depression that have really helped and grown me and I know they'll help you too.