• LIFE BITS,  motivation,  PERSONAL DIARIES

    New Beginnings

    Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end. – Seneca. This quote right here says it all for me. New beginnings definitely does mark the end of an old one and sometimes, life springs from death; hope from loss and strength from exhaustion and one thing they all have in common is will.  This will is what births the beautiful; what brings celebration to a once-upon a time mourning and what brings restoration to desolation. You know the beautiful thing I have discovered about life is that sometimes, life is not living what normal means to everyone, it is carving and determining what normal is and means to you.…

  • LIFE BITS,  PERSONAL DIARIES,  Series

    Hey! I’m Bringing ‘HIT’ back

    Happy New Week Blogfam!!!! Thanks for the love in the previous blogpost; it’s been sunshine and warmth here! Thank you! So, a quick run to d-destination? Many years ago (??? I mean, it’s sounding like a decade down the line but naaaah!!! Iz not) I started a series on this blog and I couldn’t go on! A little history One time, I found myself on blogspot and I started this series; then I found myself on naijastories and I started sharing the series there too! And again, I moved to WordPress and I started fully but along the line, a lot of things happened (challenges that couldn’t help but affect…

  • LIFE BITS,  motivation,  PERSONAL DIARIES

    My Depression Memoirs

    People think depression is sadness, crying or dressing in black. But people are wrong. Depression is the constant feeling of being numb. You wake up in the morning just to go back to bed again. ~ healthyplace.com Depression has been one of the silent battles of my life. I had my first that lasted four years in 2011 and again, in 2017, I began having another phase. I remember starting this year on a very hopeful note – I mean, the moment I celebrated another year in 2017, I was hopeful and positive about a lot of things. There were promises and aspiring new beginnings even though, at a point,…

  • ART & LIFESTYLE,  LIFE BITS,  PERSONAL DIARIES,  Reviews

    MY 2018 READING PLAN + A BOOK REVIEW

    It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it. ~ Oscar Wilde. Last year, I started a pattern of book reviews here but I couldn’t go through with them for long till I went on that long hiatus but being a person who’s quite engaged in a lot of writings, I’ve decided to be very conscious of my reading life. Related: Dangerous Passion The Type. We carry the sky Let me just say this, I’m an avid reader but trust me, it’s possible not to pick a book to read in one month or probably pick a book…

  • LIFE BITS,  PERSONAL DIARIES

    I'm Renewing My Vows

    Vows made in storms are forgotten in calm. ~ Thomas Fuller. Writing this piece took quite a long time. For some minutes, I was simply staring at my laptop while trying to pick my words. I did went AWOL so many times in year 2017 because I could tell you, that year was one of the most traumatic years of my life. I couldn’t wait for the year to roll by. I lost a lot of myself, I questioned my mental health and most importantly, I dared myself to survive again. I can tell you it feels weird having to tell y’all a Happy New Year while the first month…