Taking Stock: June 2018

Drinking: KETEPA's earl grey tea. This is not a paid mention but so far, I think its the best in the Kenyan market...so far. It steeps very well and the price point is VERY reasonable. Reading: more than 50 books before the end of 2018! I am so excited that I surpassed my Goodreads goal … Continue reading Taking Stock: June 2018

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What to Do When You Reach Your Goodreads Goal Before Dec 31st

Over the last couple of years, Goodreads goals have been a somewhat controversial topic in the bookish community. For the goal-oriented, Type A personalities, the GR reading challenge makes it easier to track one' s reading life with a couple of clicks. Those who oppose it field the argument that people will focus more on the … Continue reading What to Do When You Reach Your Goodreads Goal Before Dec 31st

Takeaways from My 30-Day Blogging Challenge

April 2018 has come and gone. I attempted to make positive changes in my life including the challenge to blog during all the weekdays during in April under #AprilBloPo2018. Though I held the noble intentions of sharing my thoughts every day with this community I stopped after Day 16 out of the potential 22. Nonetheless, I … Continue reading Takeaways from My 30-Day Blogging Challenge

Dear Kerry, Spanish is Your Thing

This post is for the second-guessers and anyone who wants to pick up a beloved hobby that's archived in the museum of procrastination As you have shared before, you have had a long-time affair with Spanish. Now it's time to make legit. Official. Thanks to Dottie James, you committed to stop half-assing things and changing … Continue reading Dear Kerry, Spanish is Your Thing

Your Christian Bookshelves are So White!

One of the Instagram challenges for The Unread Shelf Project in March 2018 was to read books from your TBR by people of colour (POC) since its Black History Month in the US. I scanned my shelve and picked up a year old thrifted copy of Toni Morrisson's Sula. In January, I scolded myself for borrowing … Continue reading Your Christian Bookshelves are So White!

How to Get a [Virtual] Mentor

Spoiler Alert! It will involve reading. "You need to find a mentor in your professional field" is advice that everyone will probably give you at least once in your lifetime. However, accessing them may not be as easy as one would anticipate.  That is why the author of Your Best Year Ever Michael Hyatt advocates … Continue reading How to Get a [Virtual] Mentor

April 2018 Blog Post Challenge

As some of you might know from my Instagram announcement last week, I will be doing 30-day blogging challenge during the month of April 2018. I am a big fan of 30-day challenges and been keenly watching a number of creatives over the last couple of months as they go through their ups and downs … Continue reading April 2018 Blog Post Challenge

How I Find New Reads

Happy World Book Day! In honour of this auspicious occasion, I reckoned it would be fun to share where I find new reads or at least recommendations. Most book hoarders bibliophiles will tell you that aside from being asked where they find the time to read, they are also asked to recommend on what others … Continue reading How I Find New Reads

Read This When You are Ready to Master Adulting

As members of the SLA (She Leads Africa) community, we normally feel like we have so much to do but so little time. From juggling days and side hustles to attending networking events to building our online presence, travelling the world..., we want to SLA-y. Phew! It can be daunting since we can not afford … Continue reading Read This When You are Ready to Master Adulting