Taking Up Yoga
Lifestyle

Taking Up Yoga

The last time I made a significant lifestyle decision was about two years ago when I quit soda and before then about three years ago when I went natural.  Just like many others, going natural eventually became so much more than hair; it meant a complete lifestyle overhaul. But I wasn’t ready to go all …

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On Learning To Seat At The Table
Freelancing

On Learning To Seat At The Table

I’m currently reading Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In. The first few chapters are dedicated to empowering women to learn to sit at the table, seize every opportunity and make better negotiations. Every time she mentioned something about demanding for better working conditions, I kept nodding at the accuracy of it because I could relate to some …

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The Illusion of ‘Starting Something’
Entrepreneurship

The Illusion of ‘Starting Something’

A couple of weeks ago, I began to think about my plans for the new year which is usually centered around a theme/goal. 2016 has been the best year in my adult life so far and it is only natural I replicate the same strategy. I took time out to learn everything I needed to …

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The Best Financial Lesson I Learnt In 2016
Freelancing

The Best Financial Lesson I Learnt In 2016

On the first of December, I received an email that would change the course of my life. At least in the short run. One of my biggest clients was giving me ( and a few of us) one month notice. Which meant by the end of the year, exactly on the 31st of December, we …

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4 Things I Learnt From Loosing Potential Clients
Freelancing

4 Things I Learnt From Loosing Potential Clients

Since the beginning of my writing career about four years ago, I have always challenged myself to take on new clients every year. With my short attention span of about six months to a year, I realized that I got bored and restless immediately the novelty of the job wore off. This year was not …

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