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

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4 Literary Female Characters That Will Inspire You

You have to agree that 2017 has been the year of Diana a.k.a Wonder Woman. To be honest, I have not been keeping track of the DC /Marvel superhero movie releases over the last couple of years. However, her sword-wielding ways, her smarts and her heart for people definitely got my attention. The movie made … Continue reading 4 Literary Female Characters That Will Inspire You

Maintaining Your Online Personal Space and Your Sanity Too

Over the last couple of weeks, I have watched from a distance the swirling online rumours about popular blogger and fashionista Sharon Mundia's family life. Having always been a lurker on her social media sites, I could only sympathise with the pressure of being closely scrutinised while trying to excel in new roles. From what I … Continue reading Maintaining Your Online Personal Space and Your Sanity Too

Embracing Bookish Minimalism

Owning very many unread books does not spark joy. At least not anymore. There.  I said it. If you are short on shelf space like I am, you will understand the constant need for arranging, re-arranging and dusting that it is required to maintain an IG-worthy semblance of a  bookshelf. Especially cookbooks. Don't get me even … Continue reading Embracing Bookish Minimalism

Accepting That I Don’t Have To Know It All

This post is for all the book nerds, bibliophiles, overachievers and all those recovering from the know-it-all syndrome to cut themselves some slack. This post is for all the book nerds, bibliophiles, overachievers and all those recovering from the know-it-all syndrome to cut themselves some slack. Recently, I listened to Steph Crowder’s Courage and Clarity … Continue reading Accepting That I Don’t Have To Know It All

If We Went Hiking Today…

I would be glad that I finally got the opportunity to leave the hustle and bustle of Nairobi...even if it would be for a little while. We would probably share my veggie sandwiches, tortilla chips with hummus, apples and probably some plain old H2O. This post was inspired by similar posts by Cait Flanders and … Continue reading If We Went Hiking Today…

A More Realistic Plan for Coping in the Distraction Age

The reason why there is "social" in social media is that we can keep in touch and build networks. Ironically, the more connected that we become via all these new platforms, the more blurry our personal relationships become. The reason why there is "social" in social media is that we can keep in touch and … Continue reading A More Realistic Plan for Coping in the Distraction Age

My Favourite Reads of 2017, So Far…

Recently, Olive from the YouTube channel ABookOlive shared her criteria for picking her favourite books and eventually shared her favourite book of all time (for now). This got me thinking about how I rate my books Recently, Olive from the YouTube channel ABookOlive shared her criteria for picking her favourite books and eventually shared her … Continue reading My Favourite Reads of 2017, So Far…

On Being Unapologetic and Friendships

Before there was Awkward, Pretty Little Liars, Surbagatory, Vampire Diaries, yes, Vampire Diaries, there was One Tree Hill... Before there was Awkward, Pretty Little Liars, Surbagatory, Vampire Diaries, yes, Vampire Diaries, there was One Tree Hill. (Yes, I just dated myself). The opening bars of Gavin DeGraw's song "I don't want to be" was enough … Continue reading On Being Unapologetic and Friendships

Getting Out of My Bubble: Podcasts I am Listening to

I have to admit listening to podcasts and music makes my commute less daunting.  I don't know about you but I feel so empowered or recharged and literally can take on the world when I learn something new, especially in the morning... I have to admit listening to podcasts and music makes my commute less … Continue reading Getting Out of My Bubble: Podcasts I am Listening to