Spreading positivity

Photo by Shamim Nakhaei on Unsplash In the past two weeks, I have practiced repeating positive affirmations to myself each day. This exercise helps me to recognize the power that my words have in creating good or causing harm in my life and in the lives of others. The result? I am much happier and … More Spreading positivity

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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