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Month: June 2020

Is It Wrong to Keep Souvenirs From Past Relationships?

I’m a firm believer that every person you date takes a piece of you with them when they leave. You spend a considerable amount of time with someone you’re dating and because of this, they know almost everything about you.

BEAUTY| Shea Moisture African Black Soap Review

Earlier this year, I ran out of my regular self-made black soap and needed a replacement. At this very moment also, my hormones decided to remind me of my growing age with a persistent increase of acne on my forehead.

POEM| The Quiet Type

I’m considered the quiet type
because I don’t say much
from the onset
and my soft voice betrays me

A Reminder That Your Mental Health Matters

With everything going on around the world, it’s more important than ever to take care of our mental health. We often forget to pay attention to our mental health and I’m among the “we” I’m referring to.

If We Were Having Tea #5

If we were having tea, I’d be so happy to see you. I’d give you a big hug and linger for about a minute or two. I’d finally take a seat and ask you what it’s like up there with a big smile on my face.

POEM| Chasing Fire

Talking to you
is like chasing fire
wondering how it’ll feel
under my feet

Don’t Forget To Give Thanks

Give thanks for your senses: your eyes that see, your ears that hear, your mouth that tastes, your nose that smells, and your skin that lets you feel.

Style| One Top, Three Ways

When I was younger, I thought being fashionable was directly proportionate to the number of clothes in your closet. However, as I grew older, I realised that style is not about the clothes you have but rather what you do with them.

Life Update| May 2020

How are you? This is the most asked question in the world and more often than not, our answer is always a lie. My answer to every “how are you” question is a default “I’m good” because I know most people don’t expect otherwise.