Guess who’s back? I know it has been a considerable amount of time since I have written on here. For those of you who used to avidly read my posts, I apologise and to the newbies, welcome. I have actually been blogging over on my business blog (shameless plug), but if you are not imminently planning a… Continue reading An Attitude of Gratitude
Category: Life Lessons
The Trouble With Emotions
Difficult emotions are like failure - without experiencing them you will not grow. ~ Coach Sean Smith As unpleasant as they may be, painful and I'll-timed emotions will not kill you, (unless you have some sort of medical condition where you need to avoid stress). Yes they are distracting and disheartening but experiencing them may… Continue reading The Trouble With Emotions
On these lonesome coal-stained nights, when the air of silence and thick stench of latent indecision, lingers all around, threatening to upset her equilibrium, She will close her eyes, inhale deeply and laugh in the face of the void that he always leaves behind because her memories almost fill it. Somewhere, in a foreign solar… Continue reading Dear Boyfriend
Fail Fast, Fail Often
I like trying new things - 'new' to me, not necessarily new to the world. Take skiing and sky diving for instance, I have always wanted to try them and will do soon I'm sure. However, when it comes to implementing my own new ideas (or old ones), I procrastinate a lot, or do nothing… Continue reading Fail Fast, Fail Often
For the days when your waistline feels more like a coastline, do not blame the wind and waves, there's simply more of you to kiss the shore. ©Assumpta Ozua 2017 For quite some time [lately] I have felt a little uncomfortable in my own skin. Not because I have a problem with how I look… Continue reading Growing Pains
The Truth About The Truth
"Don't assume, ask. Be kind. Tell the truth. Don't say anything you can't stand behind fully. Have integrity. Tell people how you feel." Warsan Shire For a very long time - the majority of my life actually, I didn't speak my mind. Mostly because I didn't want to upset or anger anyone, nor did I… Continue reading The Truth About The Truth
If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you; If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too: If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or, being lied about, don't deal in lies, Or being… Continue reading If
What Are You Waiting For?
When you make peace with the erratic storms within you Waves of regret will stop kissing your shores ©Assumpta Ozua 2016 I am yet to make any new year’s resolutions. That’s generally because I don’t believe in them. That’s not to say that I haven’t participated in the experience in the past – I have.… Continue reading What Are You Waiting For?
It Is Well
I have spent much of 2016 repeating, writing and even whispering the words “it is well.” Mostly to myself but also to friends, family and on occasion, even to strangers. Has ‘it’ all been well? No. Did I survive? Yes. Admittedly, the past couple of weeks have been spent in and out of a grey… Continue reading It Is Well