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

Life Lessons, Poetry

Dear Boyfriend

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

Life Lessons, Poetry

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?

Poetry, Travel

5 Things Paris Reminded Me Of About Life

“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” – Anonymous A few days ago, I was in Paris. It’s one of my favourite cities. Travelling brings me immeasurable joy. Personally, it is a priority for me. Experiencing different cultures, fashion, languages and foods [in their country of origin] is something… Continue reading 5 Things Paris Reminded Me Of About Life