Giving Value To What Matters

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At the age of sixteen and fresh in the university, I convinced myself that I was in need of a boyfriend. Albeit not for the most conventional reasons, it was a decision influenced by the conditions of the environment I found myself.  What came afterwards was something that would change my life and perspective. When the backlash came, my academics suffered, I hurt people, my focus was divided, and I lost a bit of myself. I learned that my actions, ill timed had the power to hurt me and others in numerous ways no matter how inconsequential they seemed at first. Continue reading

A Good Day For Change

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My cousin Megan was the most annoying being my eleven years old self had encountered. At six she was a scrawny looking firecracker; at ten a full blown typhoon. Having spent a considerable part of my teenage years in a boarding school far from home, I had to make do with spending short holidays with my extended family. It was on one such visit that I met Megan in her glorious fury. Continue reading

Finding The Right Environment

wpid-WP4Phone_20140907122209.jpgFew months ago, I wrote about how mind numbingly dissatisfying I found my job. The pay sucked, the working hours were outrageous and coworkers crazy annoying.  And even though I rather prefered to do something different, I just couldn’t bring myself to quit because somewhere in the recess of my mind– the part that wasn’t plagued by all the displeasures I felt– I knew I was in the right place. I  just didn’t know why it was the right place to be. Continue reading