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

6 Microhistories on My Radar

The older I get, the more I want to read non-fiction books. Personally,  the 24/7 news cycle exasperates me and in most cases, the headlines are sensationalised and/or clickbait-y.  Granted that you can't always have books on the most current issues. I feel that it is better to first understand the backstory of a particular situation. … Continue reading 6 Microhistories on My Radar

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!

My Heart Belongs in Glenwood Springs, Colorado by Rebecca Jepson

Title: My Heart Belongs in Glenwood Springs, Colorado: Millie's Resolve Author: Rebecca Jepson Publisher: Barbour Books Publication Date: 1 May 2018 Genre: Historical Fiction, Christian, Romance This latest instalment in the My Heart Belong Series follows the life of Millie Cooper, a fisherman's daughter turned nurse/ midwife under the supervision of Dr.Murphy in the quaint … Continue reading My Heart Belongs in Glenwood Springs, Colorado by Rebecca Jepson

When It’s Never About You By Ilene S. Cohen PhD

Title: When It's Never About You: The People-Pleaser's Guide to Reclaiming Your Health, Happiness and Personal Freedom Author: Ilene S. Cohen PhD. Publisher: Harte & Co Publishing  Page Count: 236 Pages Publication Date:  October 10, 2017 Dr Cohen would like readers of her book When Its' Never About You to recognise the difference between selfish and self-full … Continue reading When It’s Never About You By Ilene S. Cohen PhD

Give to Get By Vishal Agarwal

Title: Give to Get: A Senior Leader's Guide to Navigating Corporate Life Author: Vishal  Agarwal Publisher: Lioncrest Publishing Publication Date:  March 6, 2018 Genre: Non-Fiction, Business, Leadership, Personal Development In Give to Get, Vishal Agarwal compresses lessons from his 20+ years of corporate experience as a commercial negotiator (he is known for being the lead transaction … Continue reading Give to Get By Vishal Agarwal

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

Saved From Success By Dale Partridge

Title: Saved From Success: How God Can Free You From Culture's Distortion of Family, Work and the Good Life Author: Dale Partridge Publisher: Thomas Nelson Publication Date: April 17, 2018 Genre: Non-Fiction, Christian Living, Faith Saved From Success recounts author and serial entrepreneur Dale Partridge's brush with fame, fortune and notoriety. He received his wake … Continue reading Saved From Success By Dale Partridge