Review: The Mourning Bird by Mubanga Kalimamukwento

"'NEVER LET AN OWL STAY, mwanake,' my father warned. 'Why, Tate?' I asked him. 'Because,' he replied, throwing a stone at the mango tree, 'they are a bad omen. They mourn at night so that we mourn in the morning.'"- The Mourning Bird, Mubanga Kalimamukwento The 1990s in Zambia were a devastating period of a … Continue reading Review: The Mourning Bird by Mubanga Kalimamukwento

Physical and Emotional Wellbeing with Osho

We’re in a constant buzz, constant activity – physically and mentally. A lot of us have become obsessed with busyness, with hustling, being here and everywhere, sleeping when we’re dead and neglecting our peace and rest.  There’s information overload, obsessions with knowing everything and about everyone. The hustle and keeping up with certain figures keep … Continue reading Physical and Emotional Wellbeing with Osho

A Girl From The South Side – Reading 'Becoming' by Michelle Obama

And the Best Spoken Word Album | 2020 GRAMMYs goes to… A toast to Michelle Obama for her win. We’re adding this celebration to the collage of all the iconic women who are allowing other women and girls of colour to see themselves in places they couldn’t have otherwise imagined. Since the award is for … Continue reading A Girl From The South Side – Reading 'Becoming' by Michelle Obama

Our Favourite Quotes From ‘The Greatness Guide’ by Robin Sharma

- "As you live your days, so you craft your life."- "Reading is one of the best disciplines I know of to stay 'on your game' and at your highest."- "We are all flesh and bones. If they can get to greatness - so can you." - "Too many of us are afraid to be … Continue reading Our Favourite Quotes From ‘The Greatness Guide’ by Robin Sharma

Review: The Art of War for Women by Chin-Ning Chu

"It's About the Art, Not the War." After reading this book I had to admit that I had not understood Sun Tzu’s The Art of War at all. Could it be that the original text had been written for a male audience and I had failed to interpret it from a female point of view? … Continue reading Review: The Art of War for Women by Chin-Ning Chu

Money Monday – Lessons from ‘Rich Dad Poor Dad’ by Robert Kiyosaki

“Great opportunities are not seen with your eyes. They are seen with your mind. Most people never get wealthy simply because they are not trained financially to recognize opportunities right in front of them.”― Robert T. Kiyosaki, Rich Dad, Poor Dad Not having enough income or no income at all can make becoming wealthy a dream that’s … Continue reading Money Monday – Lessons from ‘Rich Dad Poor Dad’ by Robert Kiyosaki

2020: Time To Refocus

“Remember, nothing will change until you do.” It’s a new year, filled with new goals, new beginnings and a drive to be and do better than last year. It happens every New Year, and a lot of times that fuel runs out quickly. How can you make 2020 different? What challenges are you currently facing … Continue reading 2020: Time To Refocus

Additions To My Library

These are going into my #2020ReadingList A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald Jazz by Toni Morrison Spirits Rebellious by Kahlil Gibran Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly (This one I tried to read but couldn't get far. I want to give it another shot in 2020).