…my last 6 months in 2020

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That feeling of being mute and numb to everything going on around you is what I felt in the last six months- unable to do certain things that were part of my everyday life. I guess the adverse effects of the events that 2020…


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If there’s anything this covidic period has done, it’s either made you fatter or you’ve stayed the same. And if you managed to lose weight, kudos to you- your self-discipline game is strong. …


“Vulnerability is the only authentic state. Being vulnerable means being open, for wounding, but also pleasure. Being open to the wounds of life means also being open to the bounty and beauty. Don’t mask or deny your vulnerability: it is your greatest asset. Be vulnerable: quake and shake in your…


“Disappointment to a noble soul is what cold water is to burning metal; it strengthens, tempers, intensifies, but never destroys it” (the words of Eliza Tabor- the novelist).

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I know a thing or two about being disappointed- been there, done that, got the T-shirt, as I’m sure you have too…


…at some point it will.

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As much as happiness seems to be on short supply in the world right now, especially with the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the countless gloomy and morbid commentaries on how we should be living during this time, the truth is we still need to…


Take a step back…

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For someone who is living out her 41st year of existence, I believe I have something to say about this. Societal expectations, peer pressure, the need to live life on a linear and logical path are some of the factors that place pressure on us as…


In the quest to being more attuned…

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I love poems, especially when they are musings about life. It is the way words are captured and expressed so poignantly that makes me a fan of poems.

I shared The Invitation by Oriah Mountain Dreamer on my blog last year, as the…


Because it’s the little things that make the difference

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Happy New Year my friend. Welcome to 2020- the year that has been touted as the one where dreams will come true, where stars will align, and achievements will abound. …


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Oh my! I’ve got a lot of things going on in my head at this moment and I’m typing this post asking myself, where do I start, which of these ponderings do I share with you? Eventually, I’m settling on sharing some incredible insights I got this year- the ones…


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My childhood background

Growing up as a teenager, my family attended an Anglican Church and one of the religious rites was to take Holy Communion. But to do that, I had to be ‘confirmed’ by a Vicar/Bishop first (a coming of age type of thing)- a ceremonial event that takes…

Eniola Waide

Fancies tea, certified bookworm, green smoothie lover, loves to sleep, writes essays about life’s challenges on www.allthingsgoingsouth.com

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