Day 49-109: How Many Steps Back Have You Taken This Year?

Many of us had new year resolutions and set goals to achieve this year, but just how many steps back have you taken from those goals already. Do you even still remember them? Or have you simply given up on them? These are basically the questions I’ve been asking myself the past couple of days. It’s actually depressing how life just swoops in and snatches our dreams and aspirations from us – but that’s only if we let it! Just thinking about how frustrating it has been for me to keep up with my goals while I had to face … Continue reading Day 49-109: How Many Steps Back Have You Taken This Year?

Day 48: Where You Are vs Where You Should Be

Ever wondered why you’re where you are now and not where you feel you should be? Perhaps you started out quite well, had a good education, made great plans for your life but somehow things didn’t turn out quite how you expected it to. Well, you’re not alone. In fact I am sure that this is a scenario many people can relate to. It would seem that life simply has a way of dealing us surprises. But are they really surprises? What I have learned in my short but quietly eventful life is that being prepared actually reduces these surprises. … Continue reading Day 48: Where You Are vs Where You Should Be

Day 38: A Day In The Life Of Tia

I could feel the strong breeze on my face immediately I opened my window, and with it the sweet aroma of delicious food. The soft music I couldn’t quite make out became a little louder, enough for me to recognize Chaka Chaka’s soulful voice thanking the DJ for playing her song. I could almost make out the faces of those facing me. Perhaps with my glasses, i might have. There were mostly children with their parents, and a few teenagers sprinkled about, all sitting in little clustered groups. Each little group is seated on white plastic chairs arranged around white … Continue reading Day 38: A Day In The Life Of Tia