Insecurity can take so many forms and it can grip us in different ways. ‘What are you good at?’ ‘What have you accomplished?’ It can tell us that we need good answers to these questions in order to be valued and respected, to feel good about ourselves and for our existence to count for something. […]Read more
Recommended podcasts 2021
Who doesn’t love a good podcast? Whether you’re getting dressed, cooking or doing work, podcasts are great to have on in the background to help keep your mind stimulated. If you’re looking to try something new, here’s a snapshot of our current listens. Jemina: WHOA That’s Good podcast is hosted by the author and Christian […]Read more
Mindful online dating tips
My experience with online dating has really been a mixed bag. I’m sure anyone who has tried it can relate. Sometimes it’s been fun and exciting to chat to new people. Other times it’s been disheartening and frustrating and felt like a completely pointless exercise. I think it’s safe to say that online dating is […]Read more
Do not worry about tomorrow
I don’t know about you, but I often find that life can be unpredictable. I can see this in my own life and even more in the lives of others. Sometimes things just don’t work out the way we expect or hope and this can be a daunting prospect. Worry about the future I sometimes […]Read more
Black Literature Book reviews
This summer I have been making a conscious effort to read more Black history books and books by Black authors. Here is a selection of a few I’ve read recently, along with my honest reviews. An American Marriage- Tayari Jones This fictional story is set in Atlanta and Louisiana and follows the life of African-American […]Read more
Can Faith and Striving go together?
A friend and I were talking recently about the pressure society places on us to be ‘accomplished’ and have boxes ticked off like getting a ‘good’ job, buying a house and getting married, by a certain age. We agreed that this pressure is unhelpful and we agreed that working towards our own goals at our […]Read more
God tells us to trust him. He tells us not to worry or to fear but to remember that He is in control. However, most of us would probably agree that this is a lot easier said than done. I was in a situation recently when I felt extremely overwhelmed and trusting God was difficult. […]Read more
Go for it!
‘Be bold and courageous. When you look back on your life, you’ll regret the things you didn’t do more than the ones you did’. H. Jackson Brown Jr. Stepping out into the unknown and doing something new can be daunting. Whether it’s moving to a new place, starting a business or applying for a job, […]Read more
You’re done with education- now what?
So after all those years in school, college and University, you are finally done with education. (At least for now). Woop woop! Now what? Is it now time to be more like a real adult and get a full time job? Or perhps find something to do with all this free time you have? Maybe […]Read more
What is your Anchor?
As we come to the end of the year and reflect on all that has passed, we tend to realise just how much we have to be thankful for- new friendships, exam successes, good health and the list goes on. For me, this has been quite an eventful year and I’m proud to have reached […]Read more