Being misunderstood

“I’m just a soul whose intentions are good, oh Lord, please don’t let me be misunderstood.” – Nina Simone To be misunderstood is one of the worst feelings I have experienced. It can be both frustrating and embarrassing, especially when nothing can be done to mend the situation or when the people you think highly … More Being misunderstood

Pessimism is exhausting

Try being a pessimist for a couple of days—if you’re strong enough, maybe a week—and tell me how that goes. I’ve tried it before—not intentionally—and it probably ended up being the worst week in my life. It was a week where everything seemed to be falling apart, and my joy, energy, and strength went along … More Pessimism is exhausting

5 Reasons To Have A Personal Enforcer

I first heard the term, “personal enforcer” in my Leadership IV Seminar class at Ashesi University College during a lecture highlighting goal-setting and personal development by Dr. Esi Ansah, one of the best lecturers I’ve had. A “personal enforcer” is someone who helps you implement your personal goals to improve your effectiveness and productivity. Since … More 5 Reasons To Have A Personal Enforcer

Exposed

She stood behind her desk completely frozen and wide-eyed. Her bloodied hands were on her desk and she was panting. Her legs felt numb. She was sweating profusely. The ruckus outside her office door only grew louder. The police were coming to get her and she knew that her life was about to change in … More Exposed

Grass

This is not how she had envisioned her first sexual experience. From all the Harlequin and Mills and Boons novels she had read while in her teens, sexual intimacy was about beauty and romance and all the satisfying physical pleasures one had to enjoy before dying. She longed to be held closely, caressed in all … More Grass