The cacophony is relentless

The cacophony is relentless

Was the world always this noisy, or have we simply conjured more platforms from which to amplify our shouts? It seems that we are inundated with pundits and self-proclaimed experts. Inspirational voices echo in every corner, each person morphing into a beacon of encouragement. A surge of newly minted doctors …

Embracing Mediocrity: Redefining Success and Expectations

Embracing Mediocrity: Redefining Success and Expectations

Greatness is in your DNA! But what if that is not the case? What if the greatest height that you attain in life is but a mediocre one? What if real greatness is reserved for just a few? I remember watching Chris Rock in one of his stand up performances, …

I have no plan. It’s all serendipity. And the incomplete thought.

I have no plan. It’s all serendipity. And the incomplete thought.

Serendipity I absolutely love that word, and all that it means. I truly believe I have lived my life with no real plan. A few goals along the way, yes, but no determined plan for making things happen. I have read all the manuals on goal achieving and getting things …

Give me your tired, your poor,…

Give me your tired, your poor,…

My drive to work usually involves me consuming the content of a few podcasts. Helps me feel informed and a little more knowledgeable for it. The NY Times Daily is one that I occasionally lend an ear to. It feels credible. And for some reason this morning’s installment tugged at …

Living with Intention: Embracing Purpose and Mindfulness

Living with Intention: Embracing Purpose and Mindfulness

In today’s fast-paced world, it is easy to get caught up in the whirlwind of responsibilities, distractions, and constant stimuli. Many of us find ourselves living on autopilot, going through the motions without truly experiencing life’s richness. However, there is a transformative way to approach life that can infuse our …

Rediscovering Inspiration and Reigniting Your Creative Flow

Rediscovering Inspiration and Reigniting Your Creative Flow

Most of my blog posts are notes to self. As usually they stem from me being in a particular space at that time. This one is no different. In the journey of creativity, there are times when we feel disconnected, lacking inspiration, and struggling to find our creative flow. Whether …

Do you know what is AI?

Do you know what is AI?

It has been a while since I have written anything, much less posted an article to this blog. Call me a slacker, a habitual procrastinator or better yet a serial creative. My creative energies move from one outlet to the next. I was recently asked to read some of my …

So you have talent huh?

So you have talent huh?

I’m not sure what woke me. Maybe it was the sound of the rain dropping on the window pane, making that sound it does. I much prefer the way it sounded when it fell on the corrugated galvanized roof of a house, but this will have to do. Or maybe …

“How can I not be happy?”

“How can I not be happy?”

“How can I not be happy all day, I’m from the streets of Africa” – Burna Boy, Streets of Africa Listening to this song while trimming my hair and it struck me, I have been cutting my own hair since the age of 18. But what really struck me was …